Audio & Video

David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism Webinar

On Friday, October 23, 2020 the Shorenstein Center hosted a webinar with 2019 David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism winner James Goodman, and previous winners David von Drehle (2018) and Nancy Kaffer (2016), discussing the challenges facing local newsrooms during the COVID-19 pandemic. The conversation was moderated…

The Time Has Come to Regulate Digital Platforms

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020 the Shorenstein Center hosted a discussion with Tom Wheeler, Phil Verveer, Gene Kimmelman, Mignon Clyburn, and Jason Furman around the recently released paper “New Digital Realities; New Oversight Solutions in the U.S., The Case for a Digital Platform Agency and a…

Creating New Futures for Local Newspapers

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020 the Shorenstein Center hosted a conversation with Elizabeth Hansen and Marc Hand, who have released a paper proposing a new National Trust for Local News that would support the financing and transition of local newspapers to new ownership and…

Confronting Disinformation: A Conversation with Audrey Tang

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020 the Shorenstein Center hosted a virtual conversation with Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s Digital Minister in charge of Social Innovation, moderated by Dr. Joan Donovan. This event was cosponsored by The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and The…

Untying Knots: Episode 2

Voter Oppression and Suppression: A Living Case Study in Georgia Hosts: Erica Licht and Nikhil Raghuveera Featuring: Christopher Bruce (ACLU of Georgia) and Nse Ufot (New Georgia Project) Following the end of the Civil War, Southern states immediately sought to…

Product Management and Public Interest: Summer Summit 2020

On August 21st, 2020, Product and Society hosted a Product Management and the Public Interest Summer Summit. The 300+ registrants, attendees, and speakers ranged across governments, non-profits, academia, private sector, venture capital, consulting, and more; all self-identified as working both…

America’s Economic Experience: The Reality of the Rural/Urban Divide

Thursday, August 13, 2020 – Divides – economic, racial, cultural, and educational, to name just a few – exist between communities across the country. But the perceived divide between rural and urban areas have been a lightning rod for our…

Big, If True Webinar: The Fight to Ban Facial Recognition Technology: Protest in the Era of Mass Surveillance

Friday, July 31, 2020 – On this episode of BIG, If True we delve into the formidable struggle against the deployment of facial recognition technology. In light of the recent wave of Black Lives Matter protests, there are distressing concerns that facial…

Director Nancy Gibbs On StoryFile

Shorenstein Center Director Nancy Gibbs has recorded a StoryFile video that allows viewers to interact with her as she talks about her life, her career in journalism, and the work that she now leads at the Shorenstein Center. Gibbs was…

Big, If True Webinar: Fighting a Two-Front War: Censorship and Disinformation in Southeast Asia

Friday, July 10, 2020 – This episode of BIG, If True reflects on the hybrid battles being waged by journalists, activists, and dissidents against censorship and disinformation in Southeast Asia. The discussion traces the genesis of the recent attacks on the…