Shorenstein Center Welcomes Leaders in Media and International Journalism for Fall 2014

Shorenstein Center Welcomes Leaders in Media and International Journalism for Fall 2014

August 11, 2014 — The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is pleased to announce its 2014 Fall Fellows: Yavuz Baydar, Celestine Bohlen, John M. Geddes and Matthew Hindman. “This fall’s Fellows will focus on two areas of consuming interest: the complex…

Tuesday, September 9, 12 p.m. Speaker Series with Robin Sproul

Tuesday, September 9, 12 p.m. 
Speaker Series with Robin Sproul

“Media Coverage of the Midterms.” Speaker Series with Robin Sproul, vice president and Washington Bureau Chief, ABC News.

Julia Angwin: How To Protect Your Private Data Online

Julia Angwin: How To Protect Your Private Data Online

April 22, 2014 – Ever since the Snowden leaks, the NSA revelations, and most recently the Heartbleed bug, Internet privacy and online surveillance have moved to the forefront of any conversation involving technology. In the midst of constant tracking and data mining from…

Facts and Propaganda at War in Syria’s Chaotic Media Landscape, says NPR’s Deborah Amos

April 15, 2014 – To assess the media’s coverage of the crisis in Syria, the Shorenstein Center welcomed Deborah Amos, Middle East correspondent for NPR, to share her insights. In Syria, Amos said, “there are at least five different wars” going on simultaneously. “It…

Shorenstein Center Welcomes Leaders in Media and Political Journalism for Fall 2013

Announcing the 2013 Fall Fellows and Visiting Faculty: Lee Aitken, formerly of Thomson Reuters; Michael Copps, former member of the FCC; Joe Klein, political columnist for Time magazine; and Stefan Theil, Berlin-based journalist and editor. Peter D. Hart is the Visiting Murrow Lecturer of the Practice of Press and Public Policy.

HKS alum and faculty speak at the 2013 Personal Democracy Forum

June 6-7, 2013 – Harvard Kennedy School Adjunct Lecturer Nicco Mele spoke at the 10th annual Personal Democracy Forum in New York City. The title of his talk was “The Unwritten Future of Personal Democracy.” HKS alums Kate Krontiris and Kathryn Peters…

Google’s Richard Gingras encourages innovation in media outlets to fit technological environment

Google’s head of news and social products Richard Gingras spoke to the Shorenstein Center about the evolution of the news ecosystem, and how media institutions can stay relevant in a changing technological landscape.

The Clash of Values in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Monday, April 29,  4-6 p.m. CGIS Building South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S-020 (Belfer Case Study Room) “The Clash of Values in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings.” Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution with Souad Mekhennet, Nieman Fellow and reporter…

Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law

Wednesday, April 17, 6 p.m. | Wiener Auditorium Screening of Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law, a documentary film featuring Beatrice Mtetwa, a human rights lawyer in Zimbabwe, by filmmaker Lorie Conway.