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Goldsmith Awards Ceremony 2018 with Martha Raddatz of ABC News

Goldsmith Awards Ceremony 2018 with Martha Raddatz of ABC News

March 6, 2018, 12:17 pm

Transcript Nicco Mele: Good evening.  On behalf of the Shorenstein Center, I’d like to welcome you to the Goldsmith Awards, my favorite event all year long, the highlight of our year.  My name is Nicco Mele, and I’m director of…

Meet the Finalists: 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

Meet the Finalists: 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting

March 2, 2018, 3:30 pm

The annual Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting honors investigative reporting that best promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the making of public policy, or the practice of politics. On our Media and Politics podcast, we interview some of…

Kate Starbird

Muddied Waters: Online Disinformation during Crisis Events

March 1, 2018, 11:30 am

Speaker series on fake news and misinformation, co-sponsored by the NULab at Northeastern University.  Recent public attention and debate around “fake news” has highlighted the growing challenge of determining information veracity online. This is a complex and dynamic problem at…

Tom Wheeler

Tom Wheeler on the FCC, Net Neutrality, and Platform Regulation

February 27, 2018, 4:26 pm

February 27, 2018—Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC from 2013 to 2017 under President Obama and Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow, discussed technological change, President Trump’s FCC, regulation of social platforms, and more during a talk at the Shorenstein…

Elizabeth Bruenig

The Washington Post‘s Elizabeth Bruenig on Religion, Politics, and the Left

February 20, 2018, 4:24 pm

February 20, 2018—Elizabeth Bruenig, Washington Post columnist, discussed the role of Christianity in U.S. politics with Richard Parker, Lecturer in Public Policy, during a visit to the Shorenstein Center. Below are some highlights from the conversation, as well as the…

Garrett Graff

Garrett Graff on Trump, Mueller, Russia, and Cybersecurity

February 14, 2018, 9:57 am

February 13, 2018— Garrett Graff, journalist, author, and director of the Aspen Institute’s cybersecurity and technology program, discussed Robert Mueller’s investigations, election cybersecurity, and threats to U.S. democracy during a visit to the Shorenstein Center. Below are some highlights of…

Margaret Sullivan

Margaret Sullivan: The State of the Media in 2018

February 8, 2018, 4:43 pm

February 6, 2018— Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan discussed the challenge of covering President Trump, public trust in media, social media platforms and news, and more during a visit to the Shorenstein Center. Below are some highlights of her…

Nancy Gibbs

2017 Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics with Nancy Gibbs: “The Divided States of America”

November 16, 2017, 3:14 pm

November 15, 2017 — Nancy Gibbs, editorial director of Time Inc. News Group and former editor of Time Magazine, delivered a thought-provoking speech on American values, political polarization, and the impact of social media and journalism. Also at the event, Kevin…

Edward Morris

Edward Morris: Art and Activism

November 15, 2017, 11:16 am

November 14, 2017— Edward Morris, Professor of Practice in the Department of Transmedia at Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, discussed how art can complement and further the goals of activism during a visit to the Shorenstein Center….

Marvin Kalb

Marvin Kalb: Russia and the U.S.

November 9, 2017, 12:54 pm

November 7, 2017— Marvin Kalb, distinguished journalist, author, and the founding director of the Shorenstein Center, discussed President Vladimir Putin and his relationship with President Donald Trump, Russian involvement in the U.S. election, and more during a visit to the…