The academic year is drawing to a close at the Kennedy School. Over the summer months, the Shorenstein Center will debut its Media & Politics Podcast featuring highlights from events and fresh content from leading media voices. Meanwhile, as the nation again examines the topic of race in American society, listen to leading journalists discuss related issues at the Shorenstein Center in the last year.
- Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post: Reporting from Ferguson, understanding the causes of civil unrest, and how social media is empowering citizens to tell their own stories
- Phillip Martin, WGBH: On Boston’s historic problems with racial segregation, and a journalist’s obligation to seek first-person narratives for nuanced reports
- Anna Holmes, Fusion: How media organizations can broaden diversity of contributors to amplify marginalized voices
- Michele Norris, NPR and Joan Shorenstein Fellow: How the media narrative on race has changed since 2009 projections of a “post-racial America”
- Charles M. Blow, The New York Times: Using data to augment op-ed journalism on race, poverty and the fight for equality
Find audio and video for all of our 2014-2015 events on the Events Archive.