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In this Dean’s Discussion, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy’s Nancy Gibbs, Matt Baum, Thomas Patterson, and Joan Donovan joined moderator Sarah Wald to explore a range of ideas on how the America media—which has been widely criticized for undermining democracy—can help strengthen it instead.

Report compares Sunday Morning Talk Show content and ratings in 1983, 1999, and 2015

Professor Matthew Baum studied the content and Nielsen ratings for interviews on the three network Sunday morning talk shows—Meet the Press (henceforth MTP), Face the Nation (FTN), and This Week (TW). 

The future of news: Journalism in a post-truth era

The Office of the President, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, and the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy joined convened experts from the media to discuss the changing roles and responsibilities of the press. Journalists from The Weekly Standard, The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and others shared their thoughts.

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