Audio & Video

Behind the Reporting: The Goldsmith Award Finalists

Behind the Reporting: The Goldsmith Award Finalists

February 27, 2019, 2:05 pm

The Shorenstein Center’s podcast is dedicated this week to a series of interviews with the finalists for the 2019 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Journalism. Shorenstein Center Special Projects Director Heidi Legg, an accomplished journalist herself, spoke with each of the…

Social Activism Through Pop Culture: Justin Tinsley

Social Activism Through Pop Culture: Justin Tinsley

February 22, 2019, 4:51 pm

Justin Tinsley is a culture and sports writer for The Undefeated, a sports and pop culture website owned and operated by ESPN. He spoke at the Shorenstein Center on February 12, 2019. He and Center Director Nicco Mele had a wide-ranging…

Nabiha Syed: 2018 Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press

Nabiha Syed: 2018 Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press

January 10, 2019, 4:37 pm

Nabiha Syed, Vice President and Associate General Counsel at BuzzFeed, gave the 11th Annual Richard S. Salant Lecture on Freedom of the Press at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, November 14, 2018. Ms. Syed,…

Misinformation Speaker Series: Will Stevens

December 13, 2018, 2:28 pm

Will Stevens is Director of the Public Diplomacy Division at the Foreign Service Institute. He spoke about “Adversarial Narratives” and their use by states, non-state actors, and domestic political parties. He also discussed his work training U.S. diplomats to represent…

Dipayan Ghosh on MSNBC

November 26, 2018, 2:04 pm

Shorenstein Center Pozen Fellow Dipayan Ghosh was on MSNBC with Ali Velshi on Thanksgiving Day, talking about Facebook and tech platform regulation. Dipayan is a lead research fellow on the Shorenstein Center’s Platform Accountability Project, where he has published papers…

Speaker Series on Misinformation: Joshua Tucker

November 9, 2018, 11:08 am

November 2, 2018 Joshua A. Tucker is Professor of Politics, an affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, and an affiliated Professor of Data Science at New York University. He is the Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for Advanced Study…

Dr. Claire Wardle on misinformation in the global context

Dr. Claire Wardle on misinformation in the global context

October 25, 2018, 10:30 am

Dr. Claire Wardle, Shorenstein Center Research Fellow and founder of First Draft, spoke as part of the Misinformation Speaker Series organized by the Shorenstein Center and the NULab at Northeastern University. Conversations about information disorder in the US are disproportionately focused…

The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival of Democracy: 2018 Theodore H. White Lecture by Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer

The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival of Democracy: 2018 Theodore H. White Lecture by Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer

October 15, 2018, 1:10 pm

Renowned journalists Jill Abramson and Jane Mayer delivered the 29th Annual Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics, a conversation with Shorenstein Center director Nicco Mele building on their original essay titled “The Press Has Never Been More Vital to the Survival…

Sarah Smarsh

Experiencing and Reporting on Rural America

October 10, 2018, 10:06 am

Sarah Smarsh is the author of Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth (Scribner, September 2018), a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award. A freelance journalist and former professor of nonfiction writing, Smarsh…

Kristen Soltis Anderson

Kristen Soltis Anderson on millennials and the midterms, attitudes on Kavanaugh hearings, and the future of the GOP

October 5, 2018, 1:10 pm

September 24, 2018- Kristen Soltis Anderson, pollster and co-founder of Echelon Insights, author of The Selfie Vote: Where Millennials Are Leading America (And How Republicans Can Keep Up), and co-host of The Pollsters, a bipartisan weekly podcast, joined Nicco Mele to discuss how millennial…