Domestic Affairs Publications

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Nadine Strossen: “Free Expression: An Endangered Species on Campus?”
October 19, 2015
2015 Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press October 7, 2015 – Nadine Strossen, John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School...
Audio & Video, Domestic Affairs, Policy & Issues, Race & Gender,
Podcast: How Social Media Shaped Coverage of Ferguson Protests
August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015 — On this installment of the Shorenstein Center’s Media and Politics Podcast, Wesley Lowery, reporter at The Washington Post, discusses...
Audio & Video, Domestic Affairs, Past Events, Policy & Issues, Race & Gender,
Wesley Lowery: Reporting on Ferguson and Subsequent Developments
February 16, 2015
February 17, 2015 — Wesley Lowery, Washington Post reporter, discussed his extensive coverage of Ferguson, Missouri, and its lessons for the media. When...
Domestic Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
A Letter to Journalists from a Former FCC Commissioner
February 20, 2014
Fall 2013 Fellow Michael Copps, former Federal Communications Commissioner, shares concerns and offers advice regarding government regulation of corporate...
Audio & Video, Domestic Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Past Events, Policy & Issues,
Ex-NYT reporter sees his book on death penalty in print after decade of obstacles
February 28, 2012
Raymond Bonner and Alex S. Jones, Shorenstein Center Director. February 28, 2012 — After nearly 12 years of obstacles, Raymond Bonner‘s book, Anatomy...
Audio & Video, Domestic Affairs, Past Events, Policy & Issues, Race & Gender,
John Lewis delivers 2008 Theodore H. White lecture
November 20, 2008
Rep. John Lewis after delivering the 2008 T.H. White Lecture. November 20, 2008 — The 2008 Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics took place on...
Domestic Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Covering Crime in Washington, D.C.
January 1, 2006
A paper by Kimberly Gross, spring 2006 fellow, examines the nature of local television news coverage of crime and its effects on emotional response. Gross...
Domestic Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Age in the Press
January 1, 2002
A paper by Hans Bergstrom, spring 2001 fellow, asks whether, in the face of an aging population, the print media is taking due notice? An aging society,...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
No Seat at the Table: The Black-White Appearance Gap in the Election 2000 Story
January 1, 2001
A paper by Deborah Mathis, fall 2000-spring 2001 fellow, examines racial diversity in the media coverage after the Bush-Gore election in 2000. Between...
Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Framing Identity: The Press in Crown Heights
January 1, 1996
A paper by Carol B. Conaway, fall 1994 fellow, examines the media coverage of the 1991 Crown Heights riot, which was sparked when two Caribbean-American...