A panel discussion about the 2016 election and news coverage featuring: Bob Schieffer, Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow, political contributor to CBS News, and former moderator of “Face the Nation”; Nancy Kaffer, columnist for Detroit Free Press and winner of the 2016 David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism; Derrick Z. Jackson, Joan Shorenstein Fellow and Boston Globe essayist; and Michael Tomasky, special correspondent for The Daily Beast. Moderated by Nicco Mele, director, Shorenstein Center, and recorded on November 16, 2016, at Harvard Kennedy School.
The 2016 Theodore H. White Lecture on Press and Politics was delivered by Larry Wilmore, comedian, producer and writer, and former host of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show". He discussed the aftermath of the 2016 election, the role of comedy in politics and much more in a hilarious self-interview recorded at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School on November 15, 2016.
Sissela Bok, writer, philosopher, and a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, provided a nuanced view on how lies and secrets in politics have impacted public trust and the 2016 election. This Shorenstein Center Speaker Series event was recorded on November 1, 2016, at Harvard Kennedy School.