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...
Domestic Affairs, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
The Root of the Matter: Data and Duty
November 1, 2018
Rules for the New Digital Economy Should Look to Old Common Law Traditions There are 39 million books in the Library of Congress. This impressive analog...
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...
Business & Economics, Domestic Affairs, Environment, Health & Science, Government Institutions, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Time to Fix It: Developing Rules for Internet Capitalism
August 16, 2018
A Shorenstein Center Fellows Research Paper by Tom Wheeler, former Chairman of the FCC under President Barack Obama, and Senior Research Fellow at Harvard...
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,
Funding the News: Foundations and Nonprofit Media
June 18, 2018
Working paper co-published by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and Northeastern University's School...
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...
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...
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...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
“Like They’ve Never, Ever Seen in This Country”? Political Interest and Voter Engagement in 2016
March 21, 2018
A new paper by Markus Prior, fall 2016 Joan Shorenstein Fellow and Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Lori D. Bougher...