Policy & Issues Publications

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...
Business & Economics, Citizen Action & Interest Groups, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
Strategic Public Relations, Sweatshops, and the Making of a Global Movement
January 1, 2000
A paper by B.J. Bullert, fall 1999 fellow, examines communication tactics used by activists against multinational corporations. The 1999 World Trade Organization...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Speechwriting, Speechmaking, and the Press: The Kennedy Administration and the Bay of Pigs
January 1, 2000
A paper by Thomas W. Benson, spring 1999 fellow, follows the construction of presidential leadership through public rhetoric, including the authorship...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
A Voyage Never Ended
January 1, 2000
A paper by Alexis Sinduhije, fall 1997 fellow, explores the distance between African-Americans and Africans. Sinduhije asks: what do African-Americans...
International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Decline, But Not Yet Total Fall, of Foreign News in the U.S. Media
January 1, 2000
A paper by Jonathan Randal, fall 1998 fellow, argues that the decline in international affairs news can be attributed to a combination of factors, including...
International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
State into Public: The Failed Reform of State TV in East Central Europe
January 1, 2000
A paper by Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, spring 1999 fellow, examines Eastern European state television and its difficult or sometimes failed transition from ownership...
Government Institutions, International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
Rainbow’s End: Public Support for Democracy in the New South Africa
January 1, 2000
A paper by Richard Morin, fall 1999 fellow, considers South Africans’ sense of optimism and uncertainty regarding future democratic progress. Do they expect...
International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
The New York Times Rule on the Net or in the World “…without uncertainty, compromise and fear,” or Should the New York Times Rule Be Introduced in Hungary?
January 1, 2000
A paper by Peter Molnar, spring 2000 fellow, examines Hungary’s lack of press freedom and possible paths forward. Freedom of speech was less valued in...
International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
Getting the Story in China: American Reporters Since 1972
January 1, 2000
A paper by Jonathan Mirsky, fall 1999 fellow, follows the history of modern American reporting on China. Beginning with the 1972 post-Nixon euphoria of...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
A Question of Relativity: The Role of the News Media in Shaping the View of Women in Asian Political Dynasties
January 1, 2000
A paper by Lynette Lithgow, spring 2000 fellow (deceased), attempts to explain why Asia has consistently produced more women heads of government than any...