Policy & Issues Publications

Discussion Papers, International Affairs, Press Freedom, Publications, Uncategorized, War, Defense & Security,
The Pen vs the AK-47: the Future of Afghan Media Under the Taliban
September 8, 2021
Written just prior to the Taliban's rapid takeover of Afghanistan, this new report from Shorenstein Center Fellow Samiullah Mahdi provides an overview...
Domestic Affairs, Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The COVID States Project Survey of U.S. Pandemic Opinions
August 17, 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...
Discussion Papers, News Business & Practice, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Self-Optimization in the Face of Patriarchy: How Mainstream Women’s Media Facilitates White Feminism
January 5, 2021
The capitalistic, corporate, individualistic narratives of fourth-wave and white feminism are communicated and reinforced by mainstream women's media....
Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
COVID Survey Shows Widespread Economic Hardships
December 17, 2020
The latest report out from the COVID States Survey Project, co-lead by Professor Matthew Baum, finds widespread economic hardships facing a large percentage...
Domestic Affairs, Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Publications,
Prof Matthew Baum's Covid States Project Shows MA Residents Support COVID Restrictions
December 8, 2020
The latest survey report out from the COVID States Project, co-authored by the Shorenstein Center's Professor Matthew Baum, shows that Massachusetts...
Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
The most important problem facing the country today
November 1, 2020
The latest survey conducted by the multi-university COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States, led in part by...
Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
Public opinion on government reaction to COVID-19
November 1, 2020
The latest survey conducted by the multi-university COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States, led in part by...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
Public health and Trump support
November 1, 2020
The latest survey conducted by the multi-university COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States, led...
Disinformation, Environment, Health & Science, Faculty Research, Policy & Issues, Publications, Technology,
COVID-19 fake news on Twitter
October 22, 2020
The latest survey conducted by the multi-university COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States, led...