Susan Crawford

Susan Crawford: Good data make better cities

November 18, 2014 — Susan Crawford, former Shorenstein Center visiting professor and current Harvard Law School professor, and Stephen Goldsmith, professor at Harvard Kennedy School, write about the possibilities of using big data to improve public services in the Boston Globe. Read more…

Nicco Mele named deputy publisher of L.A. Times

Nicco Mele named deputy publisher of L.A. Times

November 18, 2014 — Nicco Mele came to the Shorenstein Center as a visiting Murrow Lecturer in the spring of 2009.  He continued teaching at HKS/Shorenstein Center as an adjunct lecturer and has been a vital part of the Center,…

Yavuz Baydar

Yavuz Baydar: Barring Coverage, Assaults and Fear: New Reports Signal SOS for Turkish Media

November 10, 2014 —  Current Fellow Yavuz Baydar examines threats to freedom of the press in Turkey on Huffington Post. Read more…

Michael Ignatieff: Geopolitics since the fall of the Berlin Wall

November 7, 2014 — Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School, discusses the role of Germany, the United States, Russia and other leading nations 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall as part…

Nazila Fathi: A New York Times Correspondent’s Story of Fleeing Iran with Her Family

November 5, 2014 —  Former Fellow Nazila Fathi writes in Vogue magazine about her coverage of Iran’s Green Movement protests for the New York Times — and about her subsequent relocation to Canada after being threatened by the Iranian government. Read more…

Thomas E. Patterson: Midterms 2014: a little big day

November, 5 2014 — Thomas E. Patterson of the Shorenstein Center explores the outlook for politics after the 2014 midterms on The Conversation. Read more…

Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai announced as the inaugural Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellows

November 3, 2014 — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), is pleased to announce the appointment of two distinguished technological leaders, Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai, as the inaugural recipients of the newly…

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann to deliver 2014 Theodore H. White Lecture at the Shorenstein Center

October 23, 2014 — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, located at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), announced that this year’s Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics will be jointly delivered by Mark Halperin and…

Thomas E. Patterson: Why trustworthy and relevant information has become a scarce commodity

October 27, 2014 — Thomas E. Patterson of the Shorenstein Center explores why misinformation is on the rise and what can be done. Part of a series of  essays marking the launch of the U.S. edition of The Conversation website,…

Alex S. Jones: The Legacy Of Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee

Oct. 22 2014 — Alex Jones, Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, discussed Ben Bradlee’s legacy on WBUR’s Radio Boston. Read more…