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Announcing the 2020 Goldsmith Prize Winner

Announcing the 2020 Goldsmith Prize Winner

March 23, 2020, 1:51 pm

This year’s Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting could not be announced as it normally would be, in front of a packed house at the JFK Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School. We know this was disappointing for so many who…

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A Podcast with Jane Perlez of The New York Times. Click Here to Listen.

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: a new Podcast by Jane Perlez

December 19, 2019, 6:41 am

U.S./China relations have seen huge shifts over the past decade. Jane Perlez, former Beijing Bureau Chief for The New York Times, witnessed much of it during her seven years reporting from China. Listen to her new podcast below. You can…

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A New York Times Correspondent's Time in China

On the Trail of Xi Jinping: A New York Times Correspondent’s Time in China

November 19, 2019, 1:52 pm

Fall 2019 Shorenstein Fellow Jane Perlez has been a foreign correspondent for the New York Times for nearly 30 years, most recently serving as bureau chief for the paper in Beijing. She previously reported from Kenya, Poland, Austria, Indonesia and…

Tara Westover in conversation with Nancy Gibbs

Tara Westover in conversation with Nancy Gibbs

November 7, 2019, 4:41 pm

Tara Westover, the author of the New York Times #1 Bestseller Educated, is the Fall 2019 A.M Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence at the Shorenstein Center. She joined Center Director Nancy Gibbs on Tuesday, November 5th in the JFK Jr. Forum at the Kennedy School to talk about writing, memory, and the power, privilege, and impact of education.

The Politics of Difference: Race, Technology, and Inclusion

The Politics of Difference: Race, Technology, and Inclusion

October 7, 2019, 10:53 am

The Technology and Social Change Research Project and the Initiative for Institutional Anti-Racism and Accountability – both core research projects at the Shorenstein Center – recently co-sponsored an event at the IOP JFK Jr. Forum on “The Politics of Difference:…

The Homecomers Podcast

The Homecomers Podcast

September 10, 2019, 10:54 am

Sarah Smarsh was a Spring 2018 Fellow at the Shorenstein Center. During her fellowship she began work on a podcast featuring voices from the American heartland, which has now been released as The Homecomers. The podcast continues many of the…

Garrett Graff

Garrett Graff: Decoding the Mueller Investigation

April 3, 2019, 12:09 pm

Garrett Graff is a journalist, historian, director of the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity and Technology Program, and author of The Threat Matrix, the definitive account of Robert Mueller’s time as head of the FBI. In this episode of the Shorenstein Center’s…

What’s the Point of Publishing Opinion, Anyway?

March 28, 2019, 12:30 pm

James Bennet, Editorial Page Editor for the New York Times talked about the role of opinion writing in today’s news ecosystem with former TIME Magazine Editor and Shorenstein Center faculty member Nancy Gibbs. Thanks to the Forum Network at WGBH…

The Goldsmith Awards: Finalists Panel

March 13, 2019, 2:46 pm

On March 12th, just before the 2019 Goldsmith Awards ceremony, representatives of the 7 reporting teams who were finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting sat down with Nicco Mele, Shorenstein Center Director, for a candid conversation about their…

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…