Policy & Issues Publications

Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
Shadowboxing with Stereotypes: The Press, The Public, and the Candidates’ Wives
July 1, 1993
A paper by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, fall 1992 fellow, analyzes media coverage of the presidential and vice presidential candidates’ wives during the 1992...
Citizen Action & Interest Groups, International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
The Role of the News Media in Unequal Political Conflicts: From the Intifada to the Gulf War and Back Again
June 1, 1993
A paper by Gadi Wolfsfeld, fall 1992 fellow, develops and applies a theoretical model to analyze the role of the news media in political conflicts, particularly...
International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
When Policy Fails: How the Buck Was Passed When Kuwait Was Invaded
December 1, 1992
A paper by Bernard Roshco, spring 1992 fellow, analyzes the failures of the Bush administration’s policies toward Iraq prior to the invasion of Kuwait...
Government Institutions, International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Press Freedom, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Two Commanders-in-Chief: Free Expression’s Most Severe Test
August 1, 1992
A paper by Betty Houchin Winfield, spring 1991 fellow, examines free speech and press freedom in the U.S. during wartime. If wartime governments are more...
Government Institutions, International Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications,
The Nixon Memo
July 1, 1992
This paper by Marvin Kalb, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice Emeritus, was first presented as the keynote address at the Shorenstein Center's fifth...
Citizen Action & Interest Groups, International Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, War, Defense & Security,
Turmoil at Tiananmen: A Study of U.S. Press Coverage of the Beijing Spring of 1989
June 1, 1992
This report by the Shorenstein Center explores the U.S. media coverage of the 1989 Beijing Spring. Although the U.S. was not directly involved in the events...
Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
The Church, the Press, and Abortion: Catholic Leadership and Public Communication
December 1, 1991
A paper by Michael A. Russo, fall 1990 fellow, addresses the interrelationship between the Catholic Church and the news media in the U.S. abortion debate....
Environment, Health & Science, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications,
Notes for the Next Epidemic, Part One: Lessons from News Coverage of AIDS
October 1, 1991
A paper by Timothy Cook, fall 1988 fellow, evaluates press coverage of the AIDS epidemic, and argues that many standard journalistic practices contributed...
International Affairs, Media Business, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
The Media in Europe After 1992: A Case Study of La Repubblica
September 1, 1991
A paper by Sylvia Poggioli, fall 1990 fellow, focuses on media consolidation in Italy in the early 1990s. For most of its history the Italian press was...
International Affairs, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Press Freedom, Publications,
The Russian and Soviet Press: A Long Journey from Suppression to Freedom via Suppression and Glasnost
August 1, 1991
A paper by Alexander Merkushev, fall 1990 fellow, traces the history of press freedom in Russia from the rule of the Czars in the 17th century to the end...