Juliette Kayyem: Homeland Security – Government Communications and Media Coverage

March 31, 2015 — Juliette Kayyem, who has worked in homeland security at the state and federal level, provided advice on communicating about national security and public safety issues. Kayyem was the Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs in the U.S….

How Data is Helping Us Understand Voting Rights After Shelby County

Maya Sen (Moderator), Ash Center Faculty Affiliate and HKS Assistant Professor of Public Policy Stephen Ansolabehere, Professor of Government, Harvard University Nate Cohn, politics and policy writer, The New York Times Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:10 p.m. Ash Center Foyer…

Farnaz Fassihi: Reporting from the Middle East

March 25, 2015 — Farnaz Fassihi, senior Middle East correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and current Nieman Fellow, discussed how the nature of reporting on the Middle East has changed in recent years, and provided context and insight on…

Data Journalism Seminar

This session is part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai. Seminars are for students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Please register below to reserve your space.  Guest: Alex Howard, editor at…

Smart Cities/Internet of Things Seminar

This session is part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai. Seminars are for students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Please register below to reserve your space.  Guest: Sokwoo Rhee, Associate Director of Cyber-Physical…

Study Group: “Racism is a flesh colored bandaid” – Examining the color of commerce

This session is part of the five-week study group series, How Shifts in Race and Cultural Identity Influence Politics, Policy and Pop Culture, led by Michele Norris. Seminars are for Harvard students only (graduate and undergraduate), and are not-for-credit. Please register below…

Anna Holmes: Emerging Voices in Digital Journalism

March 10, 2015 — Anna Holmes, editor at Fusion, columnist for the New York Times Sunday Book Review, and founder of Jezebel, discussed her career, diversity in the media business, and the trends she sees in online journalism. Holmes began…

Government Spending Transparency Seminar

This session is part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai. Seminars are for students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Guest: Hudson Hollister, Executive Director of the Data Transparency Coalition. Description: Spending transparency has…

Goldsmith Seminar on Investigative Reporting

Goldsmith Seminar panel discussion with the winners and finalists of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Panelists: Jenn Abelson, The Boston Globe; Audra Burch, Miami Herald; John Carreyrou, The Wall Street Journal; Justin Elliott, ProPublica; Jennifer Berry Hawes, The Post and Courier; Marvin Kalb, veteran reporter for…

MIAMI HERALD WINS THE GOLDSMITH PRIZE FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

March 3, 2015 – The Goldsmith Awards Ceremony honored the best in investigative and political journalism. The Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting was awarded to Carol Marbin Miller, Audra Burch, Mary Ellen Klas, Emily Michot, Kara Dapena and Lazaro Gamio of the…