Journalism

Radcliffe Institute

Woodruff and Ifill Receive Radcliffe Medal

Amid applause and light drizzle, journalists Judy Woodruff and the late Gwen Ifill received the Radcliffe Medal at the annual Radcliffe Day Ceremony Friday.

On Campus

Chicago Tribune Reporters Win Nieman Center Journalism Prize

The award honored journalists Michael J. Berens and Patricia Callahan for their work exposing abuse and neglect in Illinois group homes.

Politics

Amy Goodman Talks Media Bias At Book Talk

“I think the media can be the greatest force for peace on earth. Instead, all too often, it is wielded as a weapon of war," Goodman said.

Professor wins "genius" grant
Sociology

Sociology Professor Among Several Harvard Affiliates to Win Pulitzer Prize

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.

Politics

Fake News Research Guide Draws Ire from Conservatives

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.

Journalism

Shane Bauer of Mother Jones Awarded Goldsmith Prize

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.

Journalism in a Post-Truth Era
Drew Faust

At Panel, Journalists Debate Future of Media

​University President Drew G. Faust convened a panel of prominent journalists to discuss the industry’s future in Sanders Theatre Tuesday.

Journalism in a Post-Truth Era
On Campus

Photos of the Day 01.31.17

Journalism in a Post-Truth Era
On Campus

Journalism in a Post-Truth Era

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.

Socially Engaged Storytelling
Ethnic or Cultural Groups

Socially Engaged Storytelling

Photographer and videographer LaToya Ruby Frazier talks about her work documenting her own family as well as people in Flint, Michigan and how art can be used to enact social change.

Righting the Record
Politics

Righting the Record

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.

Events

Fellows Use Postcards to Humanize Victims of Ukrainian Conflict

Their project, which sends postcards to individuals around the world containing idyllic photos of Donetsk, Ukraine juxtaposed with death notices, has sought to raise awareness of lost lives in Ukraine.

Religion

Nieman Fellow Delves Into Difficulties of Reporting on Religion

Washington Post religion journalist and current Nieman fellow Michelle Boorstein described the difficulties journalists who report on religion face.

Media and the Election
On Campus

Media and the Election

Former White House Correspondent and current IOP fellow Ann Compton speaks with former CBS reporter Bob L. Schieffer and moderator Nicco Mele on media’s changing role in the 2016 election.

“Blood on the Fields”
University

Star Studded Cast of Journalists, Artists, Celebrate Pulitzer Centennial

Some of journalism's biggest names commanding the nation’s most pressing news stories, along with dozens of renowned writers and artists, flocked Sanders Theatre this weekend for a star studded celebration of the Pulitzer Prize’s 100-year anniversary.