Hendrik Hertzberg: That G.O.P. Debate: Two Footnotes

November 1, 2015 — Hendrik Hertzberg, former fellow (1987-1988) and senior editor and staff writer for The New Yorker, analyzes the performances of Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio in the October 28 Republican debate. Read more in The New Yorker. 

Hendrik Hertzberg: Interparty Debates? Yes, Please

July 14, 2015 — Hendrik Hertzberg, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (1987-1988) and senior editor and staff writer for The New Yorker, advocates for primary debates that include both Democrats and Republicans,  to encourage a healthier debate of the issues and to draw a larger audience,…

Hendrik Hertzberg ’65: From Crimson Managing Editor to New Yorker Journalist

May 25, 2015 — The Harvard Crimson interviewed Hendrik Hertzberg, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (1987-1988) and senior editor and staff writer for The New Yorker. Hertzberg discussed his experience at Harvard, including working for The Crimson, and his career. Read more…

Hendrik Hertzberg of the New Yorker: Reform the Presidential Election System to Promote Greater Civic Health

September 16, 2014 — Hendrik “Rick” Hertzberg, senior editor at the New Yorker and longtime political commentator, returned to the Shorenstein Center to discuss reform of presidential elections, advocating revision of the Electoral College system through a new state “compact”…

Media & Politics Must Reads, November 6, 2015

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. This Week at the Shorenstein Center Maria Sacchetti: Reporting on the International Refugee Crisis. Maria Sacchetti,…

Media & Politics Must Reads, July 17, 2015

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. News from Our Faculty & Fellows The Rise, Fall, and Possible Rise of Open News Platforms: The…

Media & Politics Must Reads, May 29, 2015

Our weekly roundup of news found at the intersection of media, politics, policy and technology, from the Shorenstein Center and from around the web. This Week at the Shorenstein Center Congratulations to the Harvard Kennedy School class of 2015! Watch…

Books

Books Matthew Baum and Tim J. Groeling. War Stories: The Causes and Consequences of Public Views of War. Princeton University Press, 2009. Matthew Baum. Soft News Goes to War: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age. Princeton University Press,…

Building the Center

Building the Center The distinguished political scientist Nelson W. Polsby was appointed Visiting Professor in the Frank Stanton Chair of the First Amendment and arrived in the fall of 1986. He also served as acting director of the Shorenstein Center….