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February 2020

The Power of Ideas and Why They Are Needed: Choosing Ideas

The Power of Ideas and Why They Are Needed: Choosing Ideas

Thursday, February 27, 2020
1:30 pm
- 2:45 pm EST
Kalb Seminar Room, Shorenstein Center, 124 Mount Auburn (South Wing)
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Gwyneth Williams, veteran BBC journalist and 2020 Walter Shorenstein Fellow, is joined by philosopher and writer Anthony Appiah and Aleks Krotoski, presenter BBC’s The Digital Human. Atul Gawande, Stephen Hawking, Daniel Barenboim, Grayson Perry, Hilary Mantel, Jeff Sachs, Anthony Appiah….. What do these have in common? They all have big ideas which is why they are all BBC Reith Lecturers. Why do some ideas take hold and others lie dormant? This seminar examines the power of ideas and asks how…

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March 2020

Surviving an Enemy of the Press: Lessons from Russia

Surviving an Enemy of the Press: Lessons from Russia

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm EST
Wexner 434AB
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Ann Cooper is a Spring 2020 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, she has more than 25 years of radio and print reporting experience. She also worked as executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists prior to joining the Columbia Journalism School faculty, where she retired in 2019 as CBS Professor Emerita of Professional Practice. Cooper’s voice was well known to National Public Radio listeners as NPR’s first Moscow bureau chief, covering the tumultuous events of the final five years of Soviet…

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The Power of Ideas and Why They Are Needed: Why News is Not Enough

The Power of Ideas and Why They Are Needed: Why News is Not Enough

Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:30 pm
- 2:45 pm EST
Kalb Seminar Room, Shorenstein Center, 124 Mount Auburn (South Wing)
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Gwyneth Williams, veteran BBC journalist and 2020 Walter Shorenstein Fellow, is joined by historian and broadcaster Linda Colley (Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History, Princeton University) and Aleks Krotoski, presenter BBC’s The Digital Human. Rolling news, far from helping us understand the world, is often little more than background noise, even contributing to a brutalisation of our public culture. This seminar will explore why we need to extend and deepen the context around news and journalism to include other ways…

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Follow the Ad: Uncovering Election Interference behind Data-Driven Digital Platforms

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm EDT
Wexner 434AB
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Part of the speaker series on misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Election interference raises grave normative concerns. Unfortunately, due to conceptual and methodological challenges, little scientific knowledge has been generated about election interference. This talk discusses the mechanisms by which election interference occurred and the extent to which it influenced the electorate. The talk presents Kim’s research on covert digital campaigns by unidentifiable, unattributable groups ahead of the 2016 US elections. Kim’s analysis is based on large-scale political ad…

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Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting 2020 Panel Discussion

Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting 2020 Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 12, 2020
3:30 pm
- 5:00 pm EDT
Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building, 4th Floor
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A panel discussion with the finalists for the 2020 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Finalists include: The Arizona Republic, USA TODAY, and the Center for Public Integrity; Anchorage Daily News; The Oregonian/OregonLive; The Washington Post; Kaiser Health News; and NBC News. The winner will be announced at the Goldsmith Awards Ceremony on March 12th at 6pm. Learn more.

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Goldsmith Awards Ceremony 2020

Goldsmith Awards Ceremony 2020

Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:00 pm
- 7:30 pm EDT
JFK Jr. Forum, Littauer Building
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Since 1993 the Goldsmith Prize has been awarded to the very best investigative journalism of the year that holds power accountable by having a direct impact on government, politics and policy, at the state, national and local levels. The ceremony will be preceded by a panel discussion, from 3:30-5:00 pm, in which finalists will discuss the reporting behind the stories.   The Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism will be awarded to Kathleen Carroll, former Executive Editor of the Associated…

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Speaker Series with April Glaser

Speaker Series with April Glaser

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm EDT
Wexner 434AB
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April Glaser is a Spring 2020 Joan Shorenstein Fellow, and an investigative journalist at NBC News, covering the technology industry and labor and workplace culture in Silicon Valley. Previously, she worked at Slate, Recode, and Wired, reporting on AI, disinformation and hate online, and social media platforms. Before journalism, Glaser worked at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and various other nonprofits focusing on technology policy. She has appeared on NPR, BBC, MSNBC, and elsewhere. While at the Shorenstein Center, Glaser will…

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April 2020

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Speaker Series on Misinformation with Natalie Jomini Stroud

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
12:00 pm
- 1:30 pm EDT
Wexner 434AB
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Part of the speaker series on misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University.   Natalie Jomini Stroud (Ph.D., Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania) is a Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and the School of Journalism, as well as the founding and current Director of the Center for Media Engagement in the Moody College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin. The Center for Media Engagement examines commercially viable and democratically beneficial ways of improving media. Stroud’s research…

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