We live in a country where "spin" matters more than the truth, and where towing the party line is more important than sincerely holding opinions and engaging in substantive debate.
On the Newsstand:New York Times
HPR interviews Robert Costa, Washington Editor of the National Review, about today's state of media and politics.
AOL and New York Times leaders agree tech is enabling, not destroying, media.
A New York Times feature out yesterday reports on Harvard Business School’s attempt to improve gender parity, both within the student body and among professors, over the past couple of years. The full, and very detailed, article discusses difficulties that had to be overcome to change the social scene. And it details the particularities of the HBS social structure that perpetuated gender ... Read More
President Obama has unveiled a new ranking system that will grade colleges based on accountability and affordability. The plan is that these rankings will determine the amount of federal aid given to colleges by 2018. Currently, federal aid is based solely on the number of students a college enrolls. So how does Harvard score? Well, according to the New York Times, colleges will ... Read More
In the first of a series of articles analyzing the recent Supreme Court decisions, HPR staff writer Matt Weinstein considers the Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder and the political aftermath.
There is immense hope for today's generation, despite what all the critics say.
Given the nature of cyberwarfare and the wide gaps in cybersecurity legislation, it remains clear that the American network is at great risk.
The HPR sat down with Michael Shear, editor of the New York Times’ The Caucus Blog, to talk about political coverage and the media in the 2012 election and beyond.
The case for maintaining languages
Staff Writer Harleen Gambhir walks prospective students through the politics at Harvard
We should look to the new, not the old, for the path to a better economic future.