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In a new polemic, Harvard Kennedy School Professor Thomas Patterson calls for sweeping changes to the education of journalists and the practice of journalism. “In some ways, it amazes me some of the things that have fallen through the cracks in journalism,” said Patterson. “It’s an old problem, but I think there’s a new urgency.”


Why it’s time, author says, for journalism to raise its intellectual standards



A signature by John Hancock is pictured from the collections at Harvard Archives at Harvard University. Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Signature signatures

Harvard’s archives, guest albums contain signatures of the great, the known, the revered



Did Thomas Jefferson love Sally Hemings? Professor Annette Gordon-Reed has heard this question at most every event she’s attended since she wrote “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy.”

How it really happened

Historian Gordon-Reed speaks at Ed Portal about Pulitzer-winning work on Jefferson-Hemings relationship