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The National Trust for Local News
October 4, 2020
Proposing a new framework for newspaper ownership and governance that leverages national capital markets and supports accountability and decision-making...
Discussion Papers, Environment, Health & Science, International Affairs, Journalistic Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Press Freedom, Public Interest Journalism, Publications,
Conveying Truth: Independent Media in Putin’s Russia
August 10, 2020
A new report from Shorenstein Center Fellow Ann Cooper describes the origins and evolution of independent media in Russia from the late Soviet era to...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Discussion Papers, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Public Interest Journalism, Publications,
Hanging by a Thread: Serialized Narratives in a Post-Factual Era
March 11, 2020
In today’s media saturated culture, storytelling itself has become the story. It’s a Choose Your Own Adventure moment, and the stories we choose - and...
Journalistic Practice, Local News, Media Business, Publications,
Five Tips from Mother Jones
December 9, 2019
Below are five lessons from MoJo’s experiences that other nonprofit investigative newsrooms can adapt and use.  One: Treat your audience like...
Discussion Papers, Journalistic Practice, Local News, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Case Study: Mother Jones
December 9, 2019
Creating a Thriving Legacy News Magazine through Mission, Strategy, and Experimentation Case Study co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media,...
Discussion Papers, Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Publications,
The Commons: Student Workshop Reimagines Political Media
December 3, 2019
The Commons is a prototype of an imagined news outlet covering U.S. politics. It is the product of an eight-week discussion workshop this fall at...
Discussion Papers, Disinformation, International Affairs, Journalistic Practice, Papers, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Understanding Douma
May 14, 2019
The New Media Propaganda Wars and the Value of a Second Draft Read the paper A new paper by James Harkin, Joan Shorenstein Fellow (Fall, 2018) and Director...
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Reinventing Local TV News
February 12, 2019
The growing crisis in U.S. local news is making it increasingly urgent that local television outlets both improve the quality of news produced and chart...
Audio & Video, Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Domestic Affairs, Government Institutions, Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Past Events, Press Freedom, Prizes & Lectures,
The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival of Democracy: 2018 Theodore H. White Lecture by Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer
October 15, 2018
Renowned journalists Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer delivered the 29th Annual Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics, a conversation with Shorenstein...
Environment, Health & Science, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Doom and Gloom: The Role of the Media in Public Disengagement on Climate Change
May 30, 2018
Photo credits: Diane Haeker and Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC) Introduction In July of 2008, as a national broadcast correspondent, I reported...