Policy & Issues Publications

International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
While America Slept: Coverage of Terrorism from 1993 to September 11, 2001
January 1, 2002
A paper by Matthew V. Storin, spring 2002 fellow, considers whether American news outlets utterly failed to prepare the public for the trauma of 9/11,...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Covering September 11 and Its Consequences: A Comparative Study of the Press in America, India and Pakistan
January 1, 2002
A paper by Ramindar Singh, fall 2001 fellow, analyzes how the press in the U.S. responded to the need to understand and report on the terrorist attacks...
International Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
A Hierarchy of Innocence: The Media’s Use of Children in the Telling of International News
January 1, 2002
A paper by Susan D. Moeller, spring 2000 fellow, examines the media’s use of imagery of children in news stories about conflict. Moeller argues that the...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
The Race Issue in Australia’s 2001 Election: A Creation of Politicians or the Press?
January 1, 2002
A paper by Paul Kelly, spring 2002 fellow, tells the story of the Tampa, of Australia’s new and punitive refugee policy in 2001, of the reaction and role...
Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
The War on Terrorism Goes Online: Media and Government Response to First Post-Internet Crisis
January 1, 2002
A paper by Andrew J. Glass, fall 2001 fellow, investigates the multifaceted role that the Internet played in the initial phases of the campaign against...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Global News Networks and U.S. Policymaking in Defense and Foreign Affairs
January 1, 2002
A paper by Eytan Gilboa, spring 2002 fellow, investigates the effects of global television news on the formulation and implementation of foreign policy....
Domestic Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Age in the Press
January 1, 2002
A paper by Hans Bergstrom, spring 2001 fellow, asks whether, in the face of an aging population, the print media is taking due notice? An aging society,...
Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
The American Media and Race Relations in an Interdependent World: A Report on the Shorenstein Center Conference on Race and the Press
June 28, 2001
On June 28, 2001, the Shorenstein Center sponsored a conference in Washington, DC on race and the press. The objective of the conference was to examine...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
No Seat at the Table: The Black-White Appearance Gap in the Election 2000 Story
January 1, 2001
A paper by Deborah Mathis, fall 2000-spring 2001 fellow, examines racial diversity in the media coverage after the Bush-Gore election in 2000. Between...
Business & Economics, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Business Media and the New Economy
January 1, 2001
A paper by Jeff Madrick, spring 2001 fellow, argues that the media, entranced with the economic idea of “the new economy” in the 1990s, missed other important...