News Business & Practice Audio & Video

Tim Wu: The Battle for Our Attention

Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor

October 25, 2016—Tim Wu, author of The Master Switch and professor at Columbia Law School, discussed his new book, The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads, during a conversation at the Shorenstein Center with Erie Meyer,…

Jeffrey Rosen—The Deciders: The Future of Free Speech in a Digital World

October 21, 2016, 12:00 pm

2016 Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press Jeffrey Rosen, President & CEO of the National Constitution Center, Professor of Law at The George Washington University Law School, and a Contributing Editor of The Atlantic, delivered the ninth…

Carnegie-Knight Forum: Who Makes the News? Journalism and the State of Our Democracy

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 11:00a.m.-12:45p.m.
Facebook Live video stream

A Facebook Live presentation of the Shorenstein Center’s reports on the role of the media in the 2016 election and a panel discussion. Watch the video on the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s Facebook page. Panelists will include: Molly Ball, staff writer, The Atlantic…

Media and Politics: What’s Next? A Conversation with the Spring 2016 Joan Shorenstein Fellows

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275

April 19, 2016 — The Shorenstein Center hosted a conversation with its Spring 2016 Joan Shorenstein Fellows: Johanna Dunaway, associate professor of communication, Texas A&M University; Joanna Jolly, South Asia editor and feature writer, BBC; Dan Kennedy, associate professor of…

Philip Bennett – News and Democracy: The Missing Pieces

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm
Taubman 275

March 8, 2016 — Philip Bennett, former managing editor for The Washington Post and PBS’s FRONTLINE, explored how the promise of the digital revolution has fallen short for some aspects of media and civic engagement, and why news outlets should…

2016 Goldsmith Seminar on Investigative Reporting

Friday, March 4, 9:00am - 10:30am
Nye Conference Center, Taubman Building

A panel discussion with the winner and finalists of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting: Robin McDowell, The Associated Press; Kimberly Kindy, The Washington Post; Michael LaForgia, Tampa Bay Times; Jessica Silver-Greenberg, The New York Times; Lisa Song, InsideClimate News; Jon Swaine, Guardian US; and Thomas Patterson, Shorenstein Center interim director…

2016 Goldsmith Awards in Political Journalism with Keynote by Walter Isaacson

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6:00pm
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge

The presentation of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, the Goldsmith Book Prizes and the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism. The annual Goldsmith Investigative Reporting Prize honors journalism that promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the…

TIME’s Nancy Gibbs: The Disintermediation of Media and Politics

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor

March 1, 2016 — Nancy Gibbs, editor of TIME, discussed the parallels between the disruption of the media industry and the upheaval of politics during the 2016 presidential campaign. In this election cycle, the “traditional entities” – the political parties,…

Nicco Mele – In Search of a Business Model: The Future of Journalism in an Age of Social Media and Dramatic Declines in Print Revenue

Thursday, February 18, 2016,
Taubman 275

February 18, 2016 — Nicco Mele, author, digital strategist and Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, discussed the future and feasibility of various news outlet business models. Mele, who is also a former senior…

Walter V. Robinson: Spotlight on Investigative Reporting

Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 12:00-1:00pm
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor

February 9, 2016 — Walter V. Robinson, editor at large for The Boston Globe, discussed the Globe’s investigation into the Catholic Church sexual abuse scandal, the Oscar-nominated film “Spotlight,” and the future of investigative reporting. Robinson, played by Michael Keaton…