Policy & Issues Publications

International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Prepared for War, Ready for Peace?: Paramilitaries, Politics, and the Press in Northern Ireland
January 1, 1998
A paper by Tim Cooke, spring 1998 fellow, examines the role of the news media in societies affected by violent conflict, in particular, Northern Ireland....
Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
The Perpetuation of Prejudice in Reporting on Gays and Lesbians — Time and Newsweek: The First Fifty Years
January 1, 1998
A paper by Lisa Bennett, spring 1998 fellow, argues that although media coverage of gays and lesbians has improved in recent decades, coverage in the 1990s...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Spreading the Word: The KGB’s Image-Building Under Gorbachev
January 1, 1997
A paper by Jeff Trimble, fall 1991 fellow, analyzes how the Russian KGB dramatically transformed its image over time. The KGB, under different sets of...
Business & Economics, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Journalism and Economics: The Tangled Webs of Profession, Narrative, and Responsibility in a Modern Democracy
January 1, 1997
Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, writes about the need for a new way of reporting on economic issues – one that better incorporates the public....
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Clarifying the CNN Effect: An Examination of Media Effects According to Type of Military Intervention
January 1, 1997
A paper by Steven Livingston, spring 1996 fellow, examines the “CNN effect,” or the concept that global, real-time media affects the conduct of U.S. diplomacy...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Shoah in the News: Patterns and Meanings of News Coverage of the Holocaust
January 1, 1997
A paper by James Carroll, spring 1997 fellow, examines press coverage of the Holocaust between l995-1997. More than 600 stories appeared in The New York...
Journalistic Practice, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Implementation of Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the American Press: Objectives, Obstacles, and Incentives
January 1, 1996
Racial and ethnic diversity in the American press is a long standing concern. This Shorenstein Center report concludes that while much research has been...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
The Foreign News Flow in the Information Age
January 1, 1996
A paper by Claude Moisy, spring 1995 fellow, asks whether the Internet is likely to improve the flow of international news, make the public more aware...
Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
The Next War: Live?
January 1, 1996
A paper by Barrie Dunsmore, fall 1995 fellow, explores the questions that arise from the possibility of live television coverage from the battlefield....
Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Framing Identity: The Press in Crown Heights
January 1, 1996
A paper by Carol B. Conaway, fall 1994 fellow, examines the media coverage of the 1991 Crown Heights riot, which was sparked when two Caribbean-American...