The “closed loop” of conservative media has pushed the Republican Party farther to the right, argued Jackie K. Calmes, the White House editor for the Los Angeles Times.
The award honored journalists Michael J. Berens and Patricia Callahan for their work exposing abuse and neglect in Illinois group homes.
Sociology professor Matthew S. Desmond was one of several Harvard affiliates to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize, taking top honors in the “general nonfiction” category.
Right-wing news outlets are lambasting the Harvard Library’s online research guide “Fake News, Misinformation, and Propaganda” for linking to a site that they argue mislabels conservative news and research sources as illegitimate.
Shane Bauer—a reporter for Mother Jones who worked at a private prison for four months and chronicled his experiences and the prison’s mismanagement—won the $25,000 top prize.
Panelists Gerard Baker of the Wall Street Journal, Lydia Polgreen of the Huffington Post, and David Leonhardt of the New York Times discuss the media’s coverage of President Donald Trump and the further role of the journalism in a “post-truth era" in a conversation moderated by Ann Marie Lipinski in Sanders Theater.
Conservative New York Times columnist Ross G. Douthat ‘02 and historian Donald T. Critchlow led a panel discussion on women’s roles, family values, homosexuality, and reproductive policy at the Knafel Center Monday afternoon. The Schlesinger Library hosted the event as a part of an initiative to create a more complete and balanced history of our times.