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Harvard Kennedy School Hosts Panel Featuring Six Investigative Journalists in Running for Goldsmith Prize

The Harvard Kennedy School hosted a virtual panel featuring the six finalists of the 2023 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting Wednesday afternoon.

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Journalist Sewell Chan ’98 Elected Chief Marshal of Alumni

Sewell Chan ‘98, editor-in-chief of the Texas Tribune, was elected to serve as this year’s chief marshal for the class of ’98, according to a press release earlier this month.

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Journalist, Academic Baba Galleh Jallow Named Inaugural Harvard Law School Fisher Fellow

Journalist and academic Baba Galleh Jallow will join Harvard Law School as its inaugural Roger D. Fisher fellow this summer, the school announced in a press release last week.

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Harvard Kennedy School Professor’s Research Shows Radio Stations Can Fill Local News Gaps

Radio stations could potentially fill the gap in local news left by the decline of the newspaper — but only if they are given more funding, according to a study by Harvard Kennedy School Professor Thomas E. Patterson published last week.

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New York Times Reporter Jodi Kantor, Actress Ashley Judd Discuss the #MeToo Movement at Harvard IOP

New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor and actress Ashley Judd talked about the making of the ground-breaking investigative story that amplified the #MeToo movement during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.

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Journalists Discuss Trump’s Effect on the GOP at Harvard IOP Forum

Political journalists Jonathan Martin and Alexander I. “Alex” Burns ’08 discussed the aftermath of the Trump presidency and the 2022 midterm elections at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Thursday.

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Students Take Center Stage at IOP Forum in Inaugural ‘Our Narratives’ Event

The IOP hosted its inaugural “Our Narratives” event last week, inviting nine undergraduate students to the stage to tell their own stories about identity and public service.

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Top Editors of Local Newspapers Discuss the Shift to Digital Journalism at Shorenstein Center Panel

Top newspaper editors at daily regional news outlets discussed the shift to digital journalism and the business challenges they face at a panel hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy Tuesday afternoon.

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Washington Post Columnist Michele Norris Honored with Goldsmith Career Award

Washington Post columnist Michele L. Norris was awarded the 2022 Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism at an event hosted Tuesday by Harvard’s Shorenstein Center and the Harvard Institute of Politics.

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Nieman Fellows Honor Colleague Brent Renaud, Acclaimed Journalist Killed in Ukraine

The Nieman Foundation’s 2022 cohort assembled a memorial in remembrance of Brent Renaud, acclaimed journalist and former Nieman fellow, in Harvard’s Science Center Plaza Tuesday afternoon.

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Brent Renaud, Acclaimed Filmmaker and Ex-Nieman Fellow Killed in Ukraine, Remembered as ‘Incredibly Kind’ and ‘Relentless’

Acclaimed filmmaker and former Nieman Foundation fellow Brent A. Renaud was killed on March 13 by Russian forces in Irpin, a suburb of Kyiv, while filming Ukrainian refugees fleeing from the war.

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Nobel Laureate Maria Ressa Talks Disinformation, Democracy at IOP Salant Lecture

Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria A. Ressa discussed her time as an award-winning political journalist in the Philippines at the Institute of Politics’ annual Salant Lecture on the Freedom of the Press Tuesday.

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Journalists Advocate for Legislation to Combat Misinformation at IOP Event

Leaders in the news and tech industries argued in favor of government legislation to combat the spread of misinformation in digital media at an event hosted by the Institute of Politics Monday.

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Journalist Who Exposed Facebook Files Discusses Company’s Internal Affairs at IOP

Wall Street Journal reporter Jeff Horwitz, who led an investigation into Facebook that uncovered thousands of internal company documents, detailed how the social media giant operates internally and discussed its future at a Harvard Institute of Politics event Monday evening.

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Science Journalists Reflect on Covid-19 Reporting at Virtual HLS Panel

The event, entitled “Covid-19, Science, and the Media: Lessons Learned Reporting on the Pandemic,” was hosted by the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at HLS.