Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Events, Past Event Recordings, Prizes & Lectures,
Theodore H. White Lecture on Press & Politics with John Dickerson
After a pandemic hiatus, the Shorenstein Center's annual Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics is back this year with CBS News Prime Time anchor...
February 5, 2024
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Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings,
Are Psychological Inoculations Against Misinformation Likely to be Effective at Scale? A Discussion Between Sander van der Linden and Gordon Pennycook
This event was part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's...
December 6, 2023
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
How to Cover Academic Research Fraud and Errors
This event is hosted by The Journalist’s Resource. The Journalist's Resource is a project of the Shorenstein Center aimed at bridging the gap between journalism...
November 30, 2023
12:00 P.M. ET
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Documentary Film, Events, Past Event Recordings,
Plan C: A Documentary on Abortion Pill Access
This event was co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics (IOP) at HKS and the Women and Public Policy Program. It was presented by The Shorenstein Center's...
November 27, 2023
6:00 P.M. ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Tech, Tech Policy,
Truth, Trust, and Democracy: Leadership in the Information Ecosystem
A conversation about the future of information and the ways that government, academia, private companies and civil society can each take a role in preserving...
November 1, 2023
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Tech, Tech Policy,
Future of the Internet Summit
The Shorenstein Center participated in the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard Law School’s Future of the Internet Summit on October 17, 2023. Former Shorenstein...
October 18, 2023
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Events, Local News, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Massachusetts Phenomenon: Civic Leaders & Journalists Reboot Local News
Come meet the people behind the "Massachusetts phenomenon" -- the community leaders and journalists joining forces and reinventing how we think about journalism...
October 17, 2023
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Computational Policy, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Tech, Tech Policy,
AI and its Implications for Democracy
This event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Politics (IOP).
October 12, 2023
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Rebuilding Trust in Government Through Civic Technology
A conversation with government officials and technology experts about building tech expertise and capacity in government, and the critical role of technology...
September 18, 2023
9:30-10:30am
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Past Event Recordings, Public Interest Journalism,
How to Read a Court Docket: Tips for Finding Facts and Stories Amid the Arguments
The Journalist's Resource presents an online training session with former-journalist-turned-whistleblower-lawyer Eugenie Reich. JR is a project of the...
June 15, 2023
12:00 P.M. ET
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Computational Policy, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Tech, Tech Policy,
Decoding ChatGPT
This video on ChatGPT by Sharad Goel, Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, is an accessible to anyone curious about how ChatGPT works.
April 27, 2023
4:30 P.M. ET
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Disinformation, Documentary Film, Events, Past Event Recordings, Public Interest Journalism,
NAVALNY: Political Opposition in Russia and the Power of Documentary
Join Christo Grozev, Shane Boris, Julia Minson, and Ann Cooper for a discussion about the film NAVALNY, political opposition and media in Russia, and the...
April 25, 2023
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Art of Political Writing: a conversation with Washington columnist James Bennet
Communication—writing in particular—is the lifeblood of politics and journalism. Rosenthal Fellow Adam Lashinsky, who is at work on a biography of the...
April 21, 2023
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Local News, Past Event Recordings, Public Interest Journalism,
When the World Comes to Your Community: Tips for Reporting on the Local Impacts of International Trade
This event is co-hosted by The Journalist’s Resource and EconoFact. The Journalist's Resource is a project of the Shorenstein Center aimed at bridging...
April 21, 2023
2:00 P.M. ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Life on the Move: The Global Refugee Crisis
Caitlin Dickerson is a current Joan Shorenstein Fellow. The mission of the Joan Shorenstein Fellowship is to advance research in the field of media, politics...
April 20, 2023
6:00 P.M. ET
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Documentary Film, Events, News & Events, Past Event Recordings,
Documenting War Crimes in Ukraine
This event is co-sponsored by The Institute of Politics and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Media for this event is provided by...
March 27, 2023
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Past Event Recordings,
2023 Goldsmith Awards Ceremony
2023 Goldsmith Awards, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, in-person on March 15 at Harvard's Sanders...
March 15, 2023
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Prizes & Lectures, Public Interest Journalism,
Journalism as a Catalyst for Change: A conversation with the 2023 Goldsmith Prize Finalists
Join the six finalist for this year's Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting in conversation with Shorenstein Center Director Nancy Gibbs about the...
March 8, 2023
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Events, Past Event Recordings,
The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales
This event is co-sponsored by The Institute of Politics and Harvard Law School Center for Labor and a Just Economy. The event will be hosted by The Institute...
March 7, 2023
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Art of Political Writing: a conversation with speechwriter Sarada Peri
Communication—writing in particular—is the lifeblood of politics and journalism. Rosenthal Fellow Adam Lashinsky, who is at work on a biography of the...
March 6, 2023
5:30 P.M. ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Where Politics and Policy Meets People: a conversation with 2022 Nyhan Prize Winner Shawn Donnan of Bloomberg News
Award-winning journalists Shawn Donnan and Cynthia Tucker in conversation about the role and craft of political journalism in today's political and media...
February 28, 2023
4:00 ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Covering Washington in a Time of Divided Government
Communication—writing in particular—is the lifeblood of politics and journalism. Rosenthal Fellow Adam Lashinsky, who is at work on a biography of the...
February 21, 2023
12:00 P.M. ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Filling the Gaps: News Deserts and Local Public Radio
Professor Patterson reviewed the findings and recommendations in his report.
February 1, 2023
12:00 P.M. ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Covering American Politics: Does the Old Shoe Still Fit?
This event is co-sponsored by the Harvard Kennedy School New England Alumni Association.
January 25, 2023
7:00 P.M. ET
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Prioritizing mental health in the newsroom: How to create a culture of well-being
The Journalist’s Resource is a project of the Shorenstein Center aimed at bridging the gap between journalism and academia. Its primary goal is helping...
January 17, 2023
12:00 P.M. ET
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Academic Research as an Investigative Journalism Tool: Tips to Get You Started
The Journalist’s Resource is a project of the Shorenstein Center aimed at bridging the gap between journalism and academia. Its primary goal is helping...
December 15, 2022
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Events, Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Anti-Democratic Attitudes and Support for Partisan Violence: Are Misperceptions to Blame?
This event is part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy...
November 30, 2022
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Events, Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Demagoguery, Technology, and Cognition: Addressing the Threats to Democracy
This event is part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy...
November 16, 2022
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Is it the role of the media to preserve democracy? A Shorenstein Center Discussion with Kathy Gannon and Brian Stelter
In this one-hour discussion, Shorenstein Center fellows Kathy Gannon and Brian Stelter debate the role of the media in a democracy.
November 15, 2022
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
LGBTQIA+ Representation in the Media: Transgender Awareness Week
This event, held on the first day of Transgender Awareness Week, November 14, 2022, celebrated the accomplishments of transgender, non-binary, and gender...
November 14, 2022
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
A Shorenstein Center Discussion with Neal Gabler and Richard Parker
On Monday, November 14th at 1 p.m ET, The Shorenstein Center will host a discussion with Neal Gabler centered on the second volume of his two-volume biography...
November 14, 2022
1:00 p.m ET
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The 2022 Midterm Elections: A Presentation by Thomas E. Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press
On Nov. 4, 2022, Harvard media scholar Thomas E. Patterson held a one-hour webinar to discuss how the 2022 midterms may differ from prior years and implications...
November 4, 2022
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Events, Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Content Confusion: Navigating the Media in an Era of Misinformation
This event took place on November 2, 2022 as part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and...
November 2, 2022
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Midterm Media Coverage: A Shorenstein Center discussion with Rachael Bade, Karoun Demirjian and Brian Stelter
Rachael Bade and Karoun Demirjian joined Walter Shorenstein Fellow Brian Stelter for a conversation about congressional coverage just one week before the...
November 1, 2022
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Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Unmasking Influence Operations in the Philippines: Launch of New Report and Community Engagement Plan
This event was the formal launch of the report “Parallel Public Spheres: Influence Operations in the 2022 Philippine Elections,” presented by Jonathan...
October 28, 2022
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Disinformation, Events, Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Emotional Contagion and the Power of Belief: Why it Matters to Global Health
This event is part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy...
October 26, 2022
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Audio & Video, Disinformation, Past Event Recordings,
Librarians and Misinformation: Curating the Information Needs of Communities
While trust in political institutions rapidly deteriorates and the technology and media companies that we rely on repeatedly fail to meet our information...
May 19, 2022
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Events, News Innovation Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Digital Transformation of The Metro Daily
The News Innovation Events Series at the Shorenstein Center virtually convenes journalists, news entrepreneurs, policy makers, and funders working on some...
May 10, 2022
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Disinformation, Events, Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Memory and Belief Regression After the Correction of Misinformation
This event is part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy...
April 20, 2022
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Prizes & Lectures, Public Interest Journalism,
Nyhan Prize Celebration of Steve Lopez
Steve Lopez, columnist at the Los Angeles Times and winner of the 2021 Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism, accepted his award and joined 2018 Nyhan Prize...
April 18, 2022
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Events, News Innovation Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
New Visions for Journalism
This event is part of the News Innovation Series, which is supported by a gift from Elaine Schuster.
April 12, 2022
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Events, Local News, News Innovation Series, Past Event Recordings, Public Interest Journalism,
Innovation in Local News
This event is part of the News Innovation Series, which is supported by a gift from Elaine Schuster.
April 7, 2022
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Prizes & Lectures, Public Interest Journalism,
2022 Goldsmith Awards Ceremony
Honoring Goldsmith Career Award winner Michele Norris, the finalists and winners of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, and the winners of...
April 5, 2022
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
2022 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting Panel Discussion
The finalists for the 2022 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting joined Shorenstein Center Director Nancy Gibbs for a discussion on the craft and...
March 29, 2022
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
Disrupted media – Disrupted Academy: Rethinking African J-schools
The business crisis facing journalism across the world has profound implications for journalism education, particularly in Africa. Journalism schools train...
March 29, 2022
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Events, News Innovation Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
Reinventing Sustainable Business and Revenue Models for Journalism
This event is part of the News Innovation Series, which is supported by a gift from Elaine Schuster.
March 24, 2022
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Disinformation, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
A Citizen Perspective on Mis- and Disinformation
This event is part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard's Kennedy...
March 23, 2022
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Events, News Innovation Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
John Heilemann on the Evolution of a Career in Journalism: From Staff Political Reporter to Showtime Executive Producer
This event is part of the News Innovation Series, which is supported by a gift from Elaine Schuster.
March 11, 2022
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Audio & Video, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Finding Hope: Changing the Climate Crisis Conversation
Renowned climate scientist and author Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is a leader in efforts to change the public climate crisis conversation by focusing on solutions...
March 2, 2022
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Events, Local News, News Innovation Series, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
The Constitutional Case for Saving the News
This event took place on March 2, 2022 as part of the News Innovation Series, which is supported by a gift from Elaine Schuster.
March 2, 2022
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Audio & Video, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
"Disinformation as Infrastructure:" Making and maintaining the QAnon conspiracy on Italian digital media
The Misinformation Speakers Series continues with Dr. Irene Pasquetto, as she presents the findings from her new paper examining how – over a period of...
February 23, 2022
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Audio & Video, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism,
Using Academic Research to Keep Politicians Honest: A Free Online Training Session for Journalists Across Beats
Academic studies provide the kind of high-quality evidence journalists need to ground their public policy coverage. This 50-minute training session shows...
February 17, 2022
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Audio & Video, Disinformation, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Hacking Online Virality
This event took place on Feb. 9, 2022 as part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public...
February 9, 2022
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Audio & Video, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Post-Soviet Press: A Long Road to Freedom
Watch a discussion with people at the forefront of the struggle in Ukraine and Moldova, two countries where western support remains crucial for independent...
December 7, 2021
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Audio & Video, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Public Interest Journalism, Public Interest Technology, Tech Policy,
'A Thousand Cuts' Film Discussion
A recording of this event is available below.
November 29, 2021
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Audio & Video, Events, Local News, Local News, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Solutions for America's Local News Crisis: Policy and Peril
A recording of this event is available below.
November 19, 2021
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Audio & Video, Events, News & Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events, Prizes & Lectures,
The 2021 Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press: Maria Ressa, CEO of Rappler and 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Winner
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November 16, 2021
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Audio & Video, Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Global News & Technology Leadership in Challenging Times
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November 8, 2021
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Audio & Video, Events, News & Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Facebook Files: Are teens and democratic societies at risk?
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November 1, 2021
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Audio & Video, Disinformation, Events, News & Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Securing Democracy: Misinformation, Disinformation, and the Cyber-War for the 2022 Midterms
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October 21, 2021
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Audio & Video, Events, News & Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
The Pen Vs. The AK-47: The Future of Afghan Media Under the Taliban
Samiullah Mahdi, Afghan journalist and Spring 2021 Shorenstein Fellow, in discussion with Charles Sennott, founder of The Ground Truth Project and Report...
September 23, 2021
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Disinformation, Events, News & Events, Past Event Recordings, Past Events,
Vaccine Misinformation: A New Report from the COVID States Project
A team of researchers from the COVID States Project discussed the findings from their latest report on the association between vaccine misinformation and...
August 12, 2021
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Events, Past Event Recordings, Public Interest Journalism,
Police Violence, Racial Injustice, and the Press: Reflections on Coverage of the Chauvin Trial
This event aired on May 28, 2021 as part of the Shorenstein Center’s new Alumni Fellows Network speaker series, featuring former Shorenstein fellows discussing...
May 28, 2021
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Disinformation, Events, Misinformation Speaker Series, Past Event Recordings,
“News you don’t believe”: User perspectives on f*ke news and misinformation
Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, uses survey data and focus group material from Reuters Institute...
May 5, 2021
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Events, Faculty Research, Past Event Recordings,
"Assignment Russia: Becoming a Foreign Correspondent in the Crucible of the Cold War"
This event was held on April 29, 2021, and co-sponsored by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the...
April 29, 2021
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Disinformation, Disinformation, Events, Past Event Recordings,
What is Stronger Than Hate? Lessons from Testimony, Media, and Scholarship
The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School, and the USC Shoah Foundation, joined...
April 27, 2021
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