2019 Goldsmith Prize Finalists

Shorenstein Center Announces Seven Finalists for 2019 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting; Marty Baron to Receive Career Award Finalists include: Alabama Media Group; The Dallas Morning News; The Investigative Reporting Program (IRP) at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism with…

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The Politics of Health in the Trump Era

Rachana Pradhan is a health care reporter for POLITICO Pro. Before coming to POLITICO, she spent more than three years at Inside Health Policy focusing on implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Prior to that, Pradhan worked at The Daily…

What's the Point of Publishing Opinion, Anyway?

James Bennet, the editorial page editor of The New York Times, is in charge of the Opinion department. He oversees the editorial board and the Letters and Op-Ed sections. Mr. Bennet became editorial page editor in May 2016. Before this…

Speaker Series: Jane Coaston

Jane Coaston is Senior Politics Reporter at Vox with a focus on conservatism and the American Right. In addition, she has written for publications like the New York Times, the Washington Post, ESPN, and The Ringer. She grew up in…

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Reinventing Local TV News

 Innovative Storytelling Practices to Engage New Audiences Working paper co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Northeastern University’s School of Journalism. This research was supported by the Stanton Foundation. Mike…

Email for Newsrooms: A Research Summary

In 2018, Fast Company declared that email is “the next great media platform.” Yes, 2018, not 1988. And this after, in 2008, The Wall Street Journal  had pronounced the death of email as the core communications vehicle of the digital…

The Fight Against Disinformation in the U.S.: A Landscape Analysis

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. The views expressed in the Shorenstein Center Fellows Research Paper Series are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School or of Harvard University. Fellows…

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The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival of Democracy: 2018 Theodore H. White Lecture by Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer

Renowned journalists Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer delivered the 29th Annual Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics, a conversation with Shorenstein Center director Nicco Mele building on their original essay titled “The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival…

Kristen Soltis Anderson

September 24, 2018- Kristen Soltis Anderson, pollster and co-founder of Echelon Insights, author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up), and co-host of The Pollsters, a bipartisan weekly podcast, joined Nicco Mele to discuss how millennial…

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Shorenstein Center Announces Spring 2019 Fellows

CAMBRIDGE, MA—The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School, is pleased to announce its Spring 2019 class of fellows. “This group of journalists, media executives, and government officials brings an incredible depth of intellectual…