The Pulitzer Prize winner said the media’s overemphasis on objectivity diminishes its ability to present issues accurately.
“You can write yourself out of anything,” I tell myself as a sort of mantra while I struggle to type up a simple, short lab report for my graduation-requirement science class, one that’s clearly designed for humanities majors but still manages to leave me with a backpack full of returned tests covered in inky red X’s.
While response rates to public opinion polls have plummeted from more than 90 percent in the 1930s to the low single digits today, professor Jill Lepore argued that polls are paradoxically affecting American elections more than ever.
“This is the best film about journalism in Vietnam that I’ve ever seen,” former CBS news anchor Bob Schieffer said during the discussion. “This is what real journalism is about and you saw it in this film tonight.”
Three more journalists will join the Kennedy School of Government's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy as fellows this fall.
Jorge Ramos, journalist, author, and television anchor for Univision and Fusion, discusses the future of journalism in the age of the internet. The talk was held at the JFK Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.
When Adler’s writing coheres into something merciless yet moral, centrist yet radical, it soars. “After the Tall Timber” is almost always an absorbing, enlivening read.
Harvard President Drew G. Faust, left, and Leon Wieseltier, a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, discuss higher education, intellectualism, and the shake-up of the New Republic magazine.
Alex S. Jones, the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, moderates the annual Goldsmith Awards in Political Journalism celebrating works that encourage improved debate about public service and government. Jones, who will retire in July, moderated the awards for the last time as the director of the Shorenstein Center.
The award celebrates journalists who promote "effective and ethical conduct of government" by exposing both corrupt and commendable government performance.
Wesley Lowery, who was named the 2014 Emerging Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists, moved to Ferguson in August to cover the events that unfolded in the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown.
If you’ve been on Facebook at all in the past 24 hours (which, based on procrastination habits, you probably have), then you might have seen Buzzfeed’s latest listicle: “22 Things Only People Who Went to Harvard Will Understand.”