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Kathleen Carroll: 2020 Goldsmith Career Award Winner

Kathleen Carroll: 2020 Goldsmith Career Award Winner

April 22, 2020, 11:33 am

Every year at the Goldsmith Awards Ceremony we celebrate a leading figure in journalism and media with the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism. This year’s honoree was Kathleen Carroll, longtime reporter and Executive Editor for the Associated Press, who…

Kathleen Carroll Tribute Video Transcript

April 22, 2020, 11:26 am

The video version of these remarks can be found by clicking here. I’m Nancy Gibbs, the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. I had so hoped that we would…

Big, If True Webinar: Race, Xenophobia, and COVID-19

Big, If True Webinar: Race, Xenophobia, and COVID-19

April 20, 2020, 8:41 am

Friday, April 17, 2020 – This webinar explores how COVID-19 has exacerbated existing inequalities, fueled xenophobia, and harmed marginalized groups. How can policymakers, civil society, and media mitigate against discrimination by shining a light on health disparities? What does xenophobia…

Big, If True Webinar: Democracy During a Pandemic

Big, If True Webinar: Democracy During a Pandemic

April 13, 2020, 8:29 am

Friday, April 10, 2020 – Joan Donovan, Research Director of the Shorenstein Center, hosts a conversation with Nancy Gibbs, Director of the Shorenstein Center and former Editor in Chief of TIME Magazine, Setti Warren, Executive Director of the Shorenstein Center and former Mayor…

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…