A Tribute to Anthony Shadid

March 28, 2012 – Featuring panelists Susan Chira, assistant managing editor for news of The New York Times; Charlie Sennott, Vice President, Executive Editor and co-founder of GlobalPost; Phil Bennett, managing editor of Frontline. Moderated by Alex Jones, Director of…

MacKinnon discusses the worldwide struggle for Internet freedom

March 27, 2012 – Rebecca MacKinnon, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation, co-founder of GlobalVoices Online and former Shorenstein Center Fellow, spoke to the Shorenstein Center about the importance of Internet freedom worldwide.

Russia’s Leadership Challenges in the 21st Century

March 26, 2012 – Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Kevin Ryan, Executive Director for Research, Belfer Center; and Simon Saradzhyan, Fellow, Belfer Center. Co-sponsored with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, the Program on Negotiation…

Bloomberg editor: Super PACs add negativity to primary race

March 20, 2012 – Super PACs (political action committees) and large donors have impacted the 2012 presidential race in surprising ways, said Jeanne Cummings, Government Team Deputy Editor for Bloomberg News, at a Shorenstein Center event. An unexpected result of…

Scott Heiferman: ‘Meetup and the Bottom-up Revolution in Politics’

March 7, 2012 – Speaker Series with Scott Heiferman, CEO and a co-founder of Meetup.org. http://storify.com/shorensteinctr/scott-heiferman-meetup-and-the-bottom-up-revolutio

Goldsmith Seminar on Present and Future of Investigative Reporting

March 7, 2012 — The Goldsmith Seminar featured a panel discussion with Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian and Goldsmith Career Award winner, and the winners and finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. http://storify.com/shorensteinctr/goldsmith-seminar-on-the-present-and-future-of-inv

2012 Goldsmith Awards Ceremony

At the Goldsmith Awards Ceremony on March 6, the winner of the Prize for Investigative Reporting was announced, and Alan Rusbridger of The Guardian delivered the keynote speech.

GOP primary has gone well for Democrats, says Post reporter

March 6, 2012 — On Super Tuesday, the Shorenstein Center welcomed Melinda Henneberger, political reporter and blogger for The Washington Post, to discuss the presidential primary race. “The GOP primary couldn’t have gone better for the Democrats,” Henneberger began. The…

Ex-NYT reporter sees his book on death penalty in print after decade of obstacles

February 28, 2012 — After nearly 12 years of obstacles, Raymond Bonner‘s book, Anatomy of Injustice: A Murder Case Gone Wrong, was published by Knopf. Bonner spoke to the Shorenstein Center about his journalistic process in writing the book and getting…

Pakistan and the U.S.: Ships Passing in the Night

February 27, 2012 – Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Pir Zubair Shah, Reporter for the New York Times and Nieman Fellow; and David Greenway, Shorenstein Fellow and contributing columnist for The Boston Globe, The International…