Jackie Calmes

Jackie Calmes of the Los Angeles Times: Conservative Media and U.S. Politics

October 17, 2017—Jackie Calmes, White House editor for the Los Angeles Times Washington bureau, discussed the evolution of conservative media and its relationship with the GOP, and the challenges of covering the White House, during a visit to the Shorenstein…

Kinsey Wilson

Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center Announces Kinsey Wilson, New York Times Senior Advisor, as Visiting Fellow

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School, is pleased to name Kinsey Wilson as a Visiting Fellow for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. Wilson, one of the leading…

Bob Schieffer and Nicco Mele

Bob Schieffer: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News

October 10, 2017—Bob Schieffer, CBS News contributor, former Face the Nation host, and 2015-2016 Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow, discussed his new book, Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News, during a visit to the Shorenstein Center….

Woman with tablet

Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center launches project to help single-subject news sites better engage audiences with $683,000 from Knight Foundation

Cambridge, Mass. – Oct. 4, 2017 – To provide news outlets that produce coverage on single topics with training and best practices on how to find, build and engage audiences, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based…

Report on Network Sunday Morning Talk Show Content and Ratings, Comparing 1983, 1999, and 2015

Executive Summary We studied the content and Nielsen ratings for interviews on the three network Sunday morning talk shows—Meet the Press (henceforth MTP), Face the Nation (FTN), and This Week (TW). We compared three time periods—1983 (MTP, FTN), 1999 (all…

Exploring the Role of Algorithms in Online Harmful Speech

Reflections from a recent workshop hosted by the Berkman Klein Center in collaboration with the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue.  By David Talbot and Jeff Fossett. Originally published by the Berkman Klein Center…

A Year of Impact at the Shorenstein Center, 2016-2017

The Shorenstein Center has released its 2016-2017 annual report and an accompanying video in which students, fellows, and faculty discuss why the Center is important to them.

“The World’s Newsroom: Inside BBC News” with Jonathan Munro

HKS British and Irish Caucus presents “The World’s Newsroom: Inside BBC News” with Jonathan Munro, head of newsgathering, BBC. Jonathan Munro leads BBC Newsgathering – one of the world’s largest broadcast news gathering operations with more than 40 international bureaus…

Kelman Seminar: Beyond the Headlines – Understanding and Misunderstanding Islam

Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution featuring speakers: Ali S. Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures and Director of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Program in Islamic Studies at Harvard Jeff Seul, Lecturer on…

Leadership in Exporting the First Amendment with David Ensor

Voices in Leadership Event Series at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health  Live webcast. Those with Harvard ID are invited to attend in person — RSVP here to enter the random lottery for a seat. To watch the…