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New Report Provides Framework for Transparency in AI Systems

A new report published out of Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy provides a framework to help AI practitioners and policymakers ensure transparency in artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The report, titled “A CLeAR Documentation Framework for AI Transparency: Recommendations for Practitioners & Context for Policymakers,” outlines key recommendations for documenting […]

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The CLeAR Documentation Framework for AI Transparency: Recommendations for Practitioners & Context for Policymakers

Authors Kasia Chmielinski* (Data Nutrition Project & Harvard University) Sarah Newman* (Data Nutrition Project & Harvard University) Chris N. Kranzinger* (Data Nutrition Project) Michael Hind (IBM Research) Jennifer Wortman Vaughan (Microsoft Research) Margaret Mitchell (Hugging Face) Julia Stoyanovich (New York University) Angelina McMillan-Major (independent researcher) Emily McReynolds (independent researcher) Kathleen Esfahany (Data Nutrition Project &

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Meet the newest members of the Shorenstein Center’s Advisory Board

The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is pleased to announce the addition of Kathleen Carroll, Katie Couric, Norm Pearlstine, Ben Sherwood, and Nabiha Syed to its Advisory Board. As the newest members of the Center’s Advisory board, they will provide insights and guidance in support of the Shorenstein Center’s mission to provide

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Announcing the 2024 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting Finalists

The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School is proud to announce the six finalists for the 2024 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. The Goldsmith Prize, first awarded in 1993 and funded by a gift from the Greenfield Foundation, honors the best public service investigative journalism that has made an

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image showing Nina Totenberg, a woman with short brown hair wearing a turquoise sweater, and the Goldsmith Awards logo and date of April 3, 2024

Nina Totenberg to be honored with the 2024 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism

Each year, the Shorenstein Center presents the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism to recognize outstanding contributions to the field and honor work that has enriched our political discourse and our society. This year’s winner is Nina Totenberg, whose trailblazing career covering the U.S. Supreme Court has surpassed that of the longest-serving Justices in

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Semifinalists for the 2024 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

Our judging committee was tasked with reviewing over 170 entries for this year’s Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. The following semifinalists are among the top 30 entries that our judges deemed to be of extremely high quality and in keeping with the Prize’s criteria for impact on US public policy. In the coming weeks, the

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Announcing Spring 2024 Cohort of Documentary Film Fellows

The Shorenstein Center is excited to announce the Spring 2024 cohort of documentary film fellows. The group joins the Center under the auspices of the newly-established Documentary Film in the Public Interest research initiative and will spend the semester conducting research and engaging with the HKS community about the challenges facing the field and its

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Announcing the launch of Shorenstein Fellow Tom Casciato’s “Thousand Roads” podcast

The Shorenstein Center is celebrating the release of Shorenstein Fellow Tom Casciato’s podcast – “The Thousand Roads” – this week. Hosted by Casciato, an Emmy award-winning director, writer, and producer, the podcast explores the intersection of documentary film and journalism through interviews with industry leaders.

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Democracy and Internet Governance Initiative (DIGI)

Case Study on Online Youth Harms – Project Daisy

Disclaimer: This is a working paper, and hence it represents research in progress. This paper represents the opinions of the authors and is the product of professional research. It is not meant to represent the position or opinions of the Shorenstein Center, the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University as a whole, nor the official position

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