Race & Gender Publications

Audio & Video, Government Institutions, Past Events, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Prizes & Lectures, Race & Gender,
Taylor Branch: Journalism allowed trivialization of public debate
November 12, 2009
Alex S. Jones and Taylor Branch. November 12, 2009 — In introducing Taylor Branch,...
Audio & Video, Domestic Affairs, Past Events, Policy & Issues, Race & Gender,
John Lewis delivers 2008 Theodore H. White lecture
November 20, 2008
Rep. John Lewis after delivering the 2008 T.H. White Lecture. November 20, 2008...
Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Women and News: Expanding the News Audience, Increasing Political Participation, and Informing Citizens
November 1, 2007
This Shorenstein Center report includes transcripts from a conference sponsored by the Shorenstein Center, featuring keynote speeches from Arianna Huffington,...
Domestic Affairs, Journalistic Practice, News Business & Practice, Papers, Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
Covering Crime in Washington, D.C.
January 1, 2006
A paper by Kimberly Gross, spring 2006 fellow, examines the nature of local television news coverage of crime and its effects on emotional response. Gross...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
The Race Issue in Australia’s 2001 Election: A Creation of Politicians or the Press?
January 1, 2002
A paper by Paul Kelly, spring 2002 fellow, tells the story of the Tampa, of Australia’s new and punitive refugee policy in 2001, of the reaction and role...
Policy & Issues, Publications, Race & Gender,
The American Media and Race Relations in an Interdependent World: A Report on the Shorenstein Center Conference on Race and the Press
June 28, 2001
On June 28, 2001, the Shorenstein Center sponsored a conference in Washington, DC on race and the press. The objective of the conference was to examine...
Campaigns, Elections & Parties, Domestic Affairs, Papers, Policy & Issues, Politics & Government, Publications, Race & Gender,
No Seat at the Table: The Black-White Appearance Gap in the Election 2000 Story
January 1, 2001
A paper by Deborah Mathis, fall 2000-spring 2001 fellow, examines racial diversity in the media coverage after the Bush-Gore election in 2000. Between...
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...
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, 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...