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Jill Abramson
FAS

Jill Abramson ’76 To Teach Undergraduate English Courses in the Fall

Ex-colleagues of the The New York Times's former executive editor say that Harvard is fortunate to have Abramson, who will focus on narrative non-fiction during the upcoming academic year.

Events

Journalist Criticizes Rise of Sponsored Content in Media

Andrew Sullivan, who founded the online journalism website The Dish, heavily criticized traditional media outlets for publishing sponsored content.

Goldsmith Awards
Books

Goldsmith Awards

Alex S. Jones, left, and Thomas E. Patterson present the Goldsmith Book Prize awards to Kevin Arceneaux and Jaron Lanier for their books on partisan media and the effect of technology on society, respectively.

Journalism

Candy Crowley Receives Journalism Career Award

News anchor Candy A. Crowley was awarded the Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Thursday evening.

Science

NPR Host Teaches Scientists How To Better Communicate Their Findings

David S. Kestenbaum said scientists can express their complex works in understandable and interesting terms using the same techniques that are used on public radio.

Harvard Kennedy School

Shorenstein Center Names Four Spring Fellows

The fellows will spend the semester researching and writing a paper on a topic of their choice.

IOP

Political Journalists Discuss Book at IOP

Authors and political journalists Mark E. Halperin ’87 and John A. Heilemann visited the Institute of Politics Monday to discuss the details of their book “Double Down: Game Change 2012” on the recent election.

Cronkite's Broadcast
Journalism

Cronkite's Broadcast

Broadcaster Walter Cronkite announces the assassination of John F. Kennedy '40 on Nov. 22, 1963.

House Life

New York Times Columnist Kristof Describes News Industry, Social Justice

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and columnist Nicholas D. Kristof ’81 shared his thoughts on the state of the news industry and gave advice for future humanitarian efforts to an audience of students and parents in Kirkland House Saturday afternoon.

10Q: Gail Collins
Radcliffe Institute

10 Questions with Gail Collins

Donning a purple pant suit, Gail Collins seems quirky and laid-back—a far cry from the intimidating personality one would expect of a journalist of her stature.

Events

Journalists Describe Changing State of Media

Coates, a senior editor at “The Atlantic,” and Hertzberg, a senior editor at “The New Yorker” and former Crimson managing editor, discussed the shifting state of journalism in the United States at a lecture in MIT’s Stata Center Tuesday evening.

Nieman Foundation

The Future of Journalism

In this day and age, information abounds, but it is increasingly difficult to discern what information is accurate and reliable. What does this mean for the future of journalism? FM decided to ask the experts. Luckily, 24 of the world’s most accomplished journalists are right here at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation for Journalism, which celebrated its 75th anniversary this weekend. We asked some of the Nieman Fellows to describe in 100 words what they envision for the journalism of tomorrow.

Nieman Foundation

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LBJ biographer Robert Caro, Nieman Fellow ’66, shares anecdotes from his career in an interview with The Washington Post's Anne Hull, Nieman Fellow '95. The Nieman Foundation celebrated its 75th anniversary at The Charles Hotel on Saturday.

Harvard Today
Football

Harvard Today: Sept. 27, 2013

This weekend should be another sunny one, so keep your coat in the closet and you and your friends outdoors before the chilly fall weather starts to set in.

Harvard Kennedy School

HarvardX Set To Launch Second SPOC

In two weeks, HarvardX will launch its first virtual Harvard Kennedy School offering, and its second ever small, private, online course.

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Dos Besos

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

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Then Rain Comes

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Rainy Day Impression