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CAMBRIDGE, MA — The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, located at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, announced their Spring Fellows today.
"The world of the media is expanding at breakneck speed, and this semester’s group of Fellows and our visiting faculty member reflect the stunning diversity of what is now included when we use the term ‘news media,'" said Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center.
The Shorenstein Fellows will work on research projects while at the Center. The Fellows are:
In addition,Zephyr Teachout, associate professor of law at Fordham University, will be a Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy. She was the director of Internet organizing for Howard Dean’s presidential campaign and now serves as a national director for the Sunlight Foundation. She will be teaching a module on Politics, Money and the Internet.
The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy is a Harvard research center dedicated to exploring the intersection of press, politics and public policy in theory and practice. The Center strives to bridge the gap between journalists and scholars and, increasingly, between them and the public. More information about the Center is available at www.shorensteincenter.org.