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Central Administration

Graduating Class of 1904 Included Farmer, Three Dry Goods Salesmen, and 121 Lawyers

Every week, The Crimson publishes a selection of articles that were printed in our pages in years past. June 24, 1904: Senior Class Occupations Abbott, H., law. Acosta, R.M. de, law. Adams, A.K., teaching. Adams, G.P., teaching. June 25, 1942: 675 Will Register in Memorial Hall Approximately 675 students will register today in historic Memorial Hall to become members of a freshman class which bids well to grow by September to one of the largest classes in the 300 years of Harvard history, if not the largest.

Tribute to Anthony Shadid
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Journalists Remember Anthony Shadid

Journalist Anthony Shadid’s courage, precision, and empathy for his subjects made him one of the most prominent and well-respected Middle East correspondents of his generation.

Harvard in the World

Facebook Co-Founder Latest Harvard Grad To Head The New Republic

Facebook co-founder Christopher R. Hughes ’06 announced Friday that he had purchased a majority stake in The New Republic, a magazine owned and edited for 35 years by former Harvard lecturer Martin “Marty” H. Peretz.

Kirkland

Journalists, Students Discuss Role of Media

Social media websites have had a transformative effect both on authoritarian regimes during the Arab Spring and on current American electoral politics, said journalists and technology advocates on Wednesday night in Kirkland House, the birthplace of Facebook.

In The Meantime

15 Questions with Farai Chideya

Fifteen Minutes sat down with IOP fellow and renowned journalist Farai Chideya ’90 for a cozy chat about radio, faux-hawks, and science fiction.

Nazila Fathi
In The Meantime

15 Questions with Nazila Fathi

Born and raised in Tehran, Nazila Fathi is a Shorenstein Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. Before comingto Harvard, she worked in Iran as a journalist for The New York Times and other publications, until she wasforced to flee during the 2009 protests after threats from the Iranian government.

Nazila Fathi
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Nazila Fathi

Nazila Fathi, former Tehran correspondent for the New York Times for nearly two decades before she was forced to flee Iran in 2009, speaks in Science Center A on Thursday night.

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Mansoor al-Jamri, founder and editor-in-chief of Bahrain's only independent newspaper, discusses the government crackdown on protesters in Bahrain last spring.

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IOP Fellow Christina Bellantoni Discusses Twitter's Merits

Christina Bellantoni, a political reporter for the Washington newspaper “Roll Call,” discussed the merits and potential pitfalls of using Twitter in politics on Monday evening at the Institute of Politics.

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Mansoor al-Jamri, founder and editor-in-chief of Bahrain's only independent newspaper, discusses the government crackdown on protesters in Bahrain last spring.

Writing Narrative Journalism
On Campus

Writer Gay Talese Defends 'New Journalism'

Esteemed writer Gay Talese—considered one of the fathers of the “new journalism” style in the 1960s—spoke to a crowd of fans and writers about narrative journalism in Boylston Hall on Friday.

Writing Narrative Journalism
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Writing Narrative Journalism

Literary icon Gay Talese, left, and Chris Jones, right, writer-at-large for Esquire magazine, lead a discussion on writing narrative journalism Friday in the Fong Auditorium.

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Alumni

Jill Abramson Takes Top Post at New York Times

Today, a Harvard alumna takes over from Bill Keller as the executive editor of the nation’s arguably most prestigious daily newspaper.

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