The Dark Side: Reporting on the War on Terror

December 5 – Kelman Seminar with Roger Cohen, columnist, International Herald Tribune; Fisher Family Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; and Carlotta Gall, reporter covering Pakistan and Afghanistan for The New York Times; Nieman Fellow. Co-sponsored with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs,…

Russ Schriefer and Alex Jones

Campaign 2012 transformed by GOP debates, social media, decline of TV ads, says Romney adviser

November 29, 2011 — The dynamics and landscape for campaigns in the 2012 presidential primary have shifted significantly since the last presidential election cycle in 2007–08, forcing candidates to rethink traditional strategies and uses of their resources, according to Russell J. Schriefer,…

Fighting for human rights and press freedom in Bahrain: Possibilities and Limitations

November 28 – Discussion with Dr. Mansoor al Jamri, editor-in-chief of Bahrain’s Al Wasat. Co-sponsored by Harvard Law & International Development Society, HLS Human Rights Program, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Islamic Legal Studies Program, HKS Middle East Initiative,…

Media unfairly portrayed Madoff’s victims, says Times reporter

Multimedia Audio November 21, 2011 — Diana Henriques, senior financial writer at The New York Times and author of The Wizard of Lies, spoke to the Shorenstein Center about how the media covered Bernie Madoff’s family and Ponzi scheme victims….

T.H. White Seminar explores conservatism, third party and GOP candidates

Multimedia Audio Transcript Related Links Andrew Sullivan’s T.H. White Lecture November 18, 2011 – Theodore H. White Seminar on the Press and Politics with Tad Devine, Democratic media consultant for presidential campaigns; founder, Devine Mulvey; IOP Fellow; Thomas Frank, 2011 Nyhan Prize recipient;…

Andrew Sullivan delivers 22nd annual Theodore H. White Lecture

Multimedia Video Transcript Related Links T.H. White Seminar on Press and Politics November 17, 2011 — Andrew Sullivan, political commentator and blogger with The Daily Beast, gave the 2011 Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics at the John…

Reuters journalist recalls last days of Gaddafi regime

Multimedia Audio November 15, 2011 — In the final days of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime in Libya, Missy Ryan was held against her will in a Tripoli hotel. Ryan, a military correspondent with Reuters, shared her experience at a Shorenstein Center…

Screening of the documentary ‘Miss Representation’

November 9 – Screening of the documentary Miss Representation. Sponsored by the Shorenstein Center, KSSG and the Women and Public Policy Program.

Israeli Spring: The Unanswered Jewish Question

November 8 – “Israeli Spring: The Unanswered Jewish Question.” Lecture with Roger Cohen, International Herald Tribune/New York Times columnist, and Fisher Family Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project. Co-sponsored by the Belfer Center.

Turkish journalist predicts totalitarian regime by 2014

Multimedia Audio November 8, 2011 — Cüneyt Ülsever, a freelance journalist in Turkey, said at a Shorenstein Center event that Turkey is on an “open path” headed toward the “rule of one man: Erdoğan.” Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the current Prime…