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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…

Big, If True Webinar: Amplified Hate and its Effects

Big, If True Webinar: Amplified Hate and its Effects

February 10, 2021, 2:42 pm

On February 3rd, 2021, the Shorenstein Center hosted a Big, If True Webinar on community understandings of networked hate groups and conspiracies with guests Brandi Collins-Dexter, Molly Conger, Emily Gorcenski, Kathleen Belew, PhD, and Whitney Phillips, PhD, hosted by Joan…

Cyd Harrell

A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide with Cyd Harrell

February 4, 2021, 11:37 am

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 the Shorenstein Center hosted a conversation with Cyd Harrell and Shorenstein Center Fellow Kathy Pham to discuss Cyd’s new book A Civic Technologist’s Practice Guide, with a focus on ways to contribute, project types, essential…

Big, If True Webinar: New Year, Fresh Threats

Big, If True Webinar: New Year, Fresh Threats

February 1, 2021, 1:40 pm

Friday, January 29, 2021 – In this episode of Big, If True, our host Joan Donovan, PhD asks: what can mis- and disinformation scholars learn from the security studies field? What happens when security threats are inflated by governments? And how do security scholars…

Koa Beck

Beyond White Feminism: Not ‘Healing’ the US Back to an Anti-Feminist Future

January 29, 2021, 9:24 am

In the wake of the 2020 Presidential Election and the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a growing narrative about “healing” the country and “getting back to normal.” For women and other marginalized genders, specifically, going “back to normal” means exploitative labor, poor…

Crash Course on Tech Work in Government Briefing: Reflections & Resources

Crash Course on Tech Work in Government Briefing: Reflections & Resources

December 18, 2020, 10:49 am

As part of a collaboration between Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy and the Georgetown University Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation, a group of notable current and former government technologists hosted a webinar…

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Latinx Leadership in America: A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa and Jorge Ramos

November 24, 2020, 9:09 am

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 – With decades of journalistic and leadership experience between them, Maria Hinojosa and Jorge Ramos have championed progress and hope in U.S. Latinx communities while exposing how prejudice and failed policies have prevented the U.S. from reaching its potential as…