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Announcing the Winner of the 2021 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

April 13, 2021, 6:24 pm

The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School is pleased to present the 2021 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting to:  “Mississippi’s Dangerous and Dysfunctional Penal System” by Joseph Neff, Alysia Santo, Anna Wolfe, and Michelle Liuof The Marshall Project, Mississippi…

Jennifer Pan

A Study of Confucius Institute Teachers Around the World

April 9, 2021, 9:25 am

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 – Part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Jennifer Pan is an Assistant Professor of Communication, and an Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science and Sociology at Stanford University. Her research…

Big, If True Webinar: Playing with Fireworks: The Aura of Illicit Data

Big, If True Webinar: Playing with Fireworks: The Aura of Illicit Data

March 31, 2021, 2:20 pm

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 – On this episode of BIG, If True, our host Joan Donovan, PhD talks about surveillance and the ethics of data collection in research and journalism with Shorenstein Center Fellow and Professor Chris Gilliard, Julia Angwin, Editor In Chief and…

Big, If True Webinar: Deeper States: The Proliferation of Networked Conspiracies Online

Big, If True Webinar: Deeper States: The Proliferation of Networked Conspiracies Online

March 31, 2021, 2:20 pm

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 – On this episode of BIG, If True, our host Joan Donovan, PhD is joined by NBC’s Brandy Zadrozny, a reporter on the disinformation beat whose strategic early reporting on Qanon during the pandemic was critical, The New Yorker’s David Rohde,…

Cecilia Muñoz

More Than Ready: Lessons from Women of Color in Public Tech Leadership, Reflections & Resources

March 31, 2021, 12:38 pm

“Technology is not what’s needed to fix delivery. It’s technologists.” On March 11th, 2021, the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center for Media, Politics and Public Policy hosted an event with Cecilia Muñoz, moderated by Kathy Pham, to highlight some of…

2021 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting Panel Discussion

2021 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting Panel Discussion

March 25, 2021, 1:41 pm

Thursday, March 25, 2021 – The Shorenstein Center hosted a panel discussion with the finalists for the 2021 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, ProPublica’s Neil Bedi, IndyStar’s Tony Cook, The Washington Post health reporter Dan Diamond, The News & Observer’s…

Shanto Iyengar

Misinformation as Motivated Reasoning: Experimental Evidence

March 11, 2021, 9:28 am

Thursday, March 4, 2021 – Part of the Speaker Series on Misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University. Shanto Iyengar is the William Robertson Coe Professor of American Studies at Stanford University.  He has served as Co-Principal Investigator of the American National…

Big, If True Webinar: “What if we limited our sample to white people?” A conversation with Anna Wiener, Author of Uncanny Valley

Big, If True Webinar: “What if we limited our sample to white people?” A conversation with Anna Wiener, Author of Uncanny Valley

March 3, 2021, 2:27 pm

Thursday, February 25, 2021 – How do technology platforms treat their employees and their users — and how do you write about it? On this episode of Big, If True, Dr. Chris Gilliard, Anna Wiener, and Joan Donovan, PhD discuss reporting on technology companies, their…

Neal Gabler

What Ted Kennedy Would Say to Joe Biden Now

February 19, 2021, 9:46 am

On Tuesday, February 16, 2021 the Shorenstein Center hosted a Speaker Series with former fellow, Neal Gabler, on “What Ted Kennedy Would Say to Joe Biden Now,” moderated by Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School and a Senior…

Untying Knots: Episode 3 - Native Land Rights and the Ongoing Fight for Justice

Untying Knots: Episode 3 – Native Land Rights and the Ongoing Fight for Justice

February 18, 2021, 1:14 pm

Hosts: Erica Licht and Nikhil Raghuveera Featuring: Mari Halbutta (Chickasaw Nation) and Talia Landry (Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe)February 2021 In 2020, during the height of COVID-19, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe was at the US Supreme Court fighting not just to survive a…