Policy & Issues Research
By Tara McKelvey
In her Shorenstein Center paper, Fall 2012 Fellow Tara McKelvey examines the media coverage of the U.S. drone program in five major news outlets.
By Matthew C. Nisbet
A paper by Fall 2012 Fellow Matthew C. Nisbet examines the impact of “knowledge journalism” on the climate change debate.
By Joshua Partlow
A paper by Fall Fellow Joshua Partlow, foreign correspondent for The Washington Post, looks at press coverage of President Karzai and his criticism of it.
By Nina Easton
A paper by former Fellow Nina Easton looks at how the media has covered wealth, as well as recent reporting on the one percent and Occupy Wall Street.
By Nazila Fathi
A new paper by Spring 2012 Fellow Nazila Fathi describes her experience as a journalist on the ground during the Iranian protests in June 2009.
By H.D.S. Greenway
A paper by Spring 2012 Fellow H.D.S. Greenway on The New York Times‘ decision to publish the “Stellar Wind” story.
By Neil Lewis
Neil Lewis Shorenstein Center Fellow, Spring 2011 Formerly, The New York Times Read the full paper (PDF). Excerpt: A survey of nearly 3,000 articles in The Times about Israel over the decades from the 1960’s to recent years provides a…
By Frederick W. Mayer
Frederick W. Mayer Shorenstein Center Fellow, Fall 2011 Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University Read the full paper (PDF). Excerpt: A decade that began with optimism for those advocating action to combat climate change ended in 2010 with dashed…
A Generally Bellicose Society’s Antisocial Media: Reporting Murder & Debating God in a Nation at WarNovember 1, 2011, 1:41 pm
By Wajahat S. Khan
A paper by Wajahat S. Khan, spring 2011 fellow, examines the media coverage following the assassination of Pakistani politician Salmaan Taseer, from international journalists, oped writers, bloggers, social networkers, the governor’s friends and his critics. The paper charts the course…
By Alexis Gelber
Alexis Gelber Shorenstein Center Goldsmith Fellow, Spring 2011 Formerly, Newsweek magazine Read the full paper (PDF). Excerpt: In the 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama emerged as the champion of new media by using social networking tools in innovative ways to…