Verification Basics

Shorenstein Center’s First Draft Project Launches Free Course on Identifying Misinformation Online

Cambridge, MA—First Draft, a project of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, has launched a free one-hour online course to teach journalists, students, and members of the general public basic tools to verify the…

NPR and ProPublica Win the 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center

NPR and ProPublica Win the 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center

Cambridge, MA —The $25,000 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting from the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School has been awarded to Nina Martin of ProPublica and Renee Montagne of NPR for their investigative reporting…

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Nancy Gibbs Named Visiting Edward R. Murrow Professor at Harvard Kennedy School

Media Contact: Doug Gavel, 617-495-1115, doug_gavel@hks.harvard.edu Director of Media Relations, Harvard Kennedy School CAMBRIDGE MA— Nancy Gibbs, former Editor in Chief of Time, has been named a visiting member of the faculty at Harvard Kennedy School and to the Edward…

Shorenstein Center Announces Six Finalists for 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting; Martha Raddatz to Receive Career Award

Shorenstein Center Announces Six Finalists for 2018 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting; Martha Raddatz to Receive Career Award

Finalists include: Asbury Park Press, BuzzFeed News, Miami Herald, NPR and ProPublica, STAT and The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post; special citation for The New York Times. Cambridge, MA — Six finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting…

Shorenstein Center Announces Spring 2018 Fellows, A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School, is pleased to announce the appointment of its spring 2018 fellows, and the A.M. Rosenthal Writer-in-Residence. “This semester we will be joined by…

Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center Announces Kinsey Wilson, New York Times Senior Advisor, as Visiting Fellow

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School, is pleased to name Kinsey Wilson as a Visiting Fellow for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. Wilson, one of the leading…

Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center launches project to help single-subject news sites better engage audiences with $683,000 from Knight Foundation

Cambridge, Mass. – Oct. 4, 2017 – To provide news outlets that produce coverage on single topics with training and best practices on how to find, build and engage audiences, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based…

First Draft Joins the Shorenstein Center at Harvard Kennedy School

CAMBRIDGE, MA—The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School, announces that First Draft, an initiative that works to fight mis- and disinformation around the globe, will move to the Shorenstein Center.  The Center is…

Shorenstein Center Announces Fall 2017 Fellows and Visiting Faculty

CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, based at Harvard Kennedy School, is pleased to announce the appointment of fall 2017 fellows and visiting faculty. “I am delighted to welcome a stellar group of scholars,…

Shorenstein Center Co-Sponsors “Defending Digital Democracy” Project To Fight Cyber Attacks & Protect Integrity of Elections

Cambridge, Mass.—The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School launched a new, bipartisan initiative today called the “Defending Digital Democracy” (DDD) Project. Co-led by the former campaign managers for Hillary Clinton and Mitt Romney and experts from the…