Democracy: The Human Cost

September 29, 2005: “Democracy: The Human Cost.” Brown-bag lunch with Michael Goldfarb, former senior correspondent of WBUR’s Inside Out. Goldfarb covered major conflicts from Bosnia to Iraq, conflict resolution in Northern Ireland, and covered British politics and culture. A 2002 Shorenstein…

Isikoff discusses Judith Miller controversy

September 27, 2005 — Michael Isikoff, an investigative correspondent for Newsweek magazine, spoke at a brown-bag luncheon titled “Sourcing the News: Perils and Pitfalls.” Isikoff has written extensively on the war on terrorism, the Abu Ghraib scandal, campaign-finance and congressional…

Broadcaster Judy Woodruff explores reporters’ objectivity

September 19, 2005 — The Shorenstein Center kicked off its annual series of brown-bag lunches with “A Conversation with Judy Woodruff,” moderated by Shorenstein Center director Alex Jones. Woodruff is a broadcast journalist who has covered politics and breaking news…

A Multifaceted Discussion with the Spring 2005 Shorenstein Fellows

May 3, 2005: “A Multifaceted Discussion with the Spring 2005 Shorenstein Fellows.” Topics will include the political impact of technology, globalization of American opinion, effect of mass media on politicians, countering Islamic fundamentalism through introduction of free media, diversity in the…

Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper

April 27, 2005: “Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America’s Most Important Newspaper.” Brown-bag lunch with Laurel Leff, associate professor of journalism, Northeastern University.

Dynasty or Dinosaur? An Insider’s Perspective on Network News

April 25, 2005: “Dynasty or Dinosaur? An Insider’s Perspective on Network News.” Brown-bag lunch with Andrew Heyward, president of CBS News.

Iraq: Ground Truth

April 18, 2005: “Iraq: Ground Truth.” Brown-bag lunch with Martha Raddatz, ABC News State Department correspondent.

Covering the War on Terror: How Bias Can Creep into Reporting

April 12, 2005: “Covering the War on Terror: How Bias Can Creep into Reporting.” Brown-bag lunch with David Rohde, Shorenstein fellow and foreign correspondent at the New York Times.

Liberals and the Press After 9/11

April 7, 2005: “Liberals and the Press After 9/11.” Brown-bag lunch with Peter Beinart, editor of the New Republic.

Media Fragmentation and Food Fights: How Does a Newsweekly Compete?

April 6, 2005: “Media Fragmentation and Food Fights: How Does a Newsweekly Compete?” Brown-bag lunch with Mark Whitaker, editor of Newsweek.