Shorenstein Center announces spring 2015 fellows

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The Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School is pleased to announce the appointment of their spring 2015 fellows.

“The line-up of Shorenstein Fellows for the spring semester is a group of all-stars – every one of them,” said Alex S. Jones, the center’s director.

Shorenstein Center Fellows spend the academic semester researching, writing, participating in events and interacting with students, faculty and the Harvard community. Since 1986, the fellowship program has welcomed more than 250 accomplished journalists, scholars and politicians from around the globe.

The spring 2015 fellows are distinguished leaders in political and investigative reporting, digital governance and technology:

William E. Buzenberg is the former executive director of The Center for Public Integrity, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C.

Jackie Calmes joined The New York Times as a national correspondent in August 2008 and covered the presidential election, the financial crisis and the first five years of the Obama administration.

Michele Norris is an award-winning journalist and NPR host and special correspondent. Norris also leads the Peabody Award-winning “The Race Card Project,” an initiative to foster conversations about race and cultural identity.

David Weinberger is a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Center and writes about the effect of technology on ideas.