Papers

Domestic Affairs, Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The COVID States Project Survey of U.S. Pandemic Opinions
September 16, 2021
The COVID States Project is a nationwide, 50-state survey of opinions related to the COVID-19 pandemic that has been in the field regularly since March,...
Discussion Papers, Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Public Interest Technology, Publications, Technology,
A Turning Point in the Oversight of Digital Platforms: A Challenge for American Leadership
February 25, 2021
The views expressed in Shorenstein Center Discussion Papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of Harvard Kennedy School...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Faculty Research, News Business & Practice, Papers, Politics & Government, Publications,
A Tale of Two Elections: CBS and Fox News’ Portrayal of the 2020 Presidential Campaign
December 17, 2020
Although it is often said that the United States today has a mainstream news system and a conservative news system, these labels don’t fully capture how...
Discussion Papers, Environment, Health & Science, International Affairs, Journalistic Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Press Freedom, Public Interest Journalism, Publications,
Conveying Truth: Independent Media in Putin’s Russia
August 10, 2020
A new report from Shorenstein Center Fellow Ann Cooper describes the origins and evolution of independent media in Russia from the late Soviet era to...
Domestic Affairs, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
Access to and belief in accurate COVID-19 information varies, according to new survey
June 8, 2020
The COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public's Policy Preferences Across States' latest survey results show decreasing trust in government institutions...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Domestic Affairs, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
State Results of May Survey Show 60% of Americans Support Expanding Vote by Mail
May 28, 2020
The second round of a multi-university project to survey people in all 50 states about their opinions on the COVID-19 pandemic response focused on public...
Disinformation, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Technology,
Understanding Misinformation on Mobile Instant Messengers (MIMs) in Developing Countries
May 27, 2020
This mixed-methods research project in Nigeria, India, and Pakistan consisted of surveys, survey experiments, and semi-structured interviews, designed...
Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
New Round of COVID-19 Survey Shows Continued High Support for Policies, Increasing Partisan Divides
May 22, 2020
The second round of the multi-university project to survey public opinion on COVID-19 response measures in all 50 states was released today. It shows...
Discussion Papers, News Business & Practice, Papers, Publications,
Building Compelling Value Propositions for Digital Media Subscriptions and Memberships
May 1, 2020
This is a student-authored paper which was written under the mentorship of Harvard Kennedy School faculty members. It has not undergone formal review...
Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
New survey shows U.S. public is 'firmly opposed' to reopening the economy immediately
April 30, 2020
A new national survey conducted by researchers from Harvard Kennedy School, Northeastern University, and Rutgers University shows broad support for COVID-19...