2014 study in the Journal of Contemporary China analyzing state-owned and private Chinese firms in Africa, their characteristics and activities, and their relationship with the government.
2014 research brief on the rise of inflammatory political speech, by Jeffrey M. Berry and Sarah Sobieraj of Tufts University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
Thomas Patterson of Harvard’s Shorenstein Center explores why misinformation is on the rise and what can be done about it. Part of the foundation series of essays for the launch of the U.S. edition of The Conversation website.
Read | Listen | Watch “[Alex S. Jones] is a bringer of light in the encircling gloom. He sees the printed newspaper continuing as a life force, ‘the beating heart of a community’; ‘a warm and comfortable medium … able to command a sustainable audience, just as books have done’; and altogether the product of […]
Alex S. Jones is Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy and Laurence M. Lombard Lecturer in the Press and Public Policy. His most recent book, Losing the News: The Future of the News that Feeds Democracy, was published in August 2009. The New York Times Sunday Book Review called Jones […]
In Losing the News, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Alex S. Jones probes how the epochal changes sweeping the media landscape have eroded the core news that has been the life blood of our democracy. At a time of dazzling technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be lost is the fact-based reporting that serves as […]
2014 from Harvard’s Shorenstein Center synthesizing a wider variety of industry data, surveys and academic literature in order to look at fundamental shifts in the media ecosystem.
October 2014 blog digest of useful datasets from federal, state and local government agencies and other sources that can help to inform and drive news stories.
Fall 2014 highlights from talks by journalists and media thinkers, including Charles M. Blow, Miriam Elder, Hendrik Hertzberg, Robin Sproul, Amy Walter and Charles Lewis.
2014 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.