News Business & Practice Publications

Government Institutions, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
Changing Lanes on the Inside Track: The Career Shuttle Between Journalism, Politics and Government
May 1, 1991
A paper by James McEnteer, spring 1990 fellow, evaluates the phenomenon of the revolving door between journalism and politics or government. McEnteer challenges...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Politics & Government, Publications,
Nine Sundays: A Proposal for Better Presidential Campaign Coverage
January 1, 1991
This Shorenstein Center report by John Ellis provides recommendations for improving election coverage during the nine Sundays between Labor Day and Election...
Government Institutions, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Press Freedom, Publications,
Expanding the Public’s Right to Know: Access to Settlement Records under the First Amendment
December 1, 1990
A paper by John J. Watkins, spring 1990 fellow, explores a question often confronted by the lower courts: whether the First Amendment right of access extends...
Citizen Action & Interest Groups, International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Press Freedom, Publications,
Lies in Ink, Truth in Blood: The Role and Impact of the Chinese Media During the Beijing Spring of ‘89
August 1, 1990
A paper by Linda Jakobson, spring 1990 fellow, focuses on Chinese press coverage of the student-led Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. For this paper,...
Citizen Action & Interest Groups, International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Press Freedom, Publications,
Window to the West: How Television from the Federal Republic Influenced Events in East Germany
July 1, 1990
A paper by Dieter Buhl, spring 1990 fellow, examines how television from West Germany influenced political developments in East Germany in the 1980s. Buhl’s...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
Sound Bite Democracy: Network Evening News Presidential Campaign Coverage, 1968 and 1988
June 1, 1990
A paper by Kiku Adatto, fall 1989 fellow, analyzes how televised news coverage of presidential campaigns has changed, and finds that sound bites have been...
Government Institutions, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
School for Scandal
March 1, 1990
A speech delivered by author and philosopher Sissela Bok, on March 29, 1990, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, as part of the Shorenstein Center’s...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
Reflections on Television’s Role in American Presidential Elections
January 1, 1990
A paper by Lawrence K. Grossman, Visiting Stanton Lecturer, 1987-1988, explores why, despite a high volume of campaign coverage, voter turnout for the...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
The Politics of Character and the Character of Journalism
October 11, 1989
A paper by Judith Lichtenberg, visiting assistant professor, spring 1988, asks why “the character question” has assumed such a central role in presidential...