The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, located at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, recently announced its fellows for the fall. These Shorenstein Fellows will work on research projects while at the center.
“This fall’s lineup of fellows and visiting faculty includes some of journalism’s most esteemed players,” said Alex S. Jones, the center’s director. “We have assembled a group of all-stars in honor of our 20th anniversary.”
The 2006 fall fellows are as follows:
Jill Carroll is a staff writer for The Christian Science Monitor. Her research project will be an analysis of the decline of foreign bureaus in the wake of changes in the newspaper industry.
Garance Franke-Ruta is a senior editor at The American Prospect. She will examine the representation of women in opinion journalism.
William Powers is the media critic for National Journal magazine. His research will focus on “the death of paper” and its implications for media content.
Allan M. Siegal was assistant managing editor and standards editor at The New York Times. He will examine cases of the press withholding national security information since World War II.
In addition, the center will have the following three visiting faculty members:
Matthew Baum will be a visiting associate professor in public policy at the Kennedy School. He will teach courses on political communication and the intersection of mass media, public opinion, and foreign policy.
John Carroll, the former editor of the Los Angeles Times, is the first Visiting Knight Lecturer and will teach a course titled “Journalistic Values in a Time of Upheaval.????
Evan Thomas, Edward R. Murrow Visiting Professor of the Practice of Press and Public Policy, is the assistant managing editor of Newsweek. He will teach “Mass Media and Public Policy.”