Papers

Business & Economics, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Platform Accountability and Contemporary Competition Law: Practical Considerations
November 20, 2018
The Sherman Act of 1890 was the first federal law to address business monopolies. Are antitrust laws a good framework for regulating today’s digital...
Business & Economics, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Business Models for Local News: A Field Scan
September 6, 2018
The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School or...
Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Funding Journalism, Finding Innovation: Success Stories and Ideas for Creative, Sustainable Partnerships
June 20, 2018
Co-published by the Shorenstein Center and Media Impact Funders.     Image credit: South Kern Sol, a youth media hub funded by The California...
Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Playbook for Launching a Local, Nonprofit News Outlet
June 12, 2018
This playbook was written as part of a policy analysis exercise (PAE), an academic project where Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) students develop solutions...
Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
VTDigger: A Rising Star In Nonprofit News
May 21, 2018
A case study presented by the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) and the Single Subject News Project at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public...
Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
#DigitalDeceit: The Technologies Behind Precision Propaganda on the Internet
January 23, 2018
Over the past year, there has been rising pressure on Facebook, Google and Twitter to account for how bad actors are exploiting their platforms. The catalyst...
Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
Report on Network Sunday Morning Talk Show Content and Ratings, Comparing 1983, 1999, and 2015
September 6, 2017
Executive Summary We studied the content and Nielsen ratings for interviews on the three network Sunday morning talk shows—Meet the Press (henceforth MTP),...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
News Coverage of the 2016 National Conventions: Negative News, Lacking Context
September 21, 2016
A new report from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy analyzes news coverage of the 2016 Republican and Democratic...