Announcing the 2020 Goldsmith Prize Winner

Announcing the 2020 Goldsmith Prize Winner

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…

2020 Goldsmith Prize Finalists

2020 Goldsmith Prize Finalists

Update March 16, 2020: We are looking forward announcing the winner of this year’s Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting via video on March 23rd, and hope you will celebrate along with us, the winner, and the finalists via social media….

Spring 2020 Shorenstein Fellows

Spring 2020 Shorenstein Fellows

This spring, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy will welcome a group of highly accomplished media professionals to Harvard Kennedy School as Shorenstein Fellows. The cohort includes working journalists, academics, and media business executives. They will join…

Announcing the HKS Misinformation Review

Announcing the HKS Misinformation Review

The Shorenstein Center is proud to announce the launch of a new peer-reviewed journal, the Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review. The HKS Misinformation Review is an open-source, interdisciplinary, scholarly journal focused on all aspects of misinformation and featuring methodologically diverse, peer-reviewed, empirical…

Dr. Joan Donovan Testifies to Congress on Media Manipulation and Disinformation

Dr. Joan Donovan testified in front of the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on January 8, 2020, in a hearing titled “Americans at Risk: Manipulation And Deception in the Digital Age“. Full video of the hearing can be…

Digital Governing/Governing Digital

Several of the Shorenstein Center’s flagship projects were featured in the latest edition of the Harvard Kennedy School magazine. This comprehensive overview of the school’s digital efforts includes our work on misinformation, digital platform regulation, and privacy. Read the full…

Fall 2019 Political Media Workshop with Adam Moss

Harvard students, both graduate students and undergrads, are encouraged to sign up for our fall semester workshop on building a better political media with Walter Shorenstein Fellow Adam Moss, former Editor-in-Chief of New York Magazine.

Shorenstein Center Announces Fall 2019 Fellows

This semester the Shorenstein Center will welcome five new fellows to campus to conduct research and engage with students and the Harvard Kennedy School community. Shorenstein Center Director Nancy Gibbs says, “We are excited to welcome such a fascinating group…

Dr. Joan Donovan, Shorenstein Center expert, comments on El Paso, 8chan, and what’s next

Dr. Joan Donovan, Research Director, responds to El Paso shooting, use of manifestos as a tactic, and explains how extremists manipulate the media to control public conversation Cambridge, MA – Dr. Joan Donovan is Director of the Technology and Social…

Privacy Design Forecast 2019

Privacy Design Forecast 2019 is a collection of design concepts illustrating how designers, researchers, and engineers are improving data privacy experiences in products around the world.