Nate Silver presents forecasting work as antidote to ‘terrible’ political pundits
March 1, 2013In MIT talk, celebrated election forecaster offers critique of media, advice to students and hints about his future projects.
Historian Craig Wilder featured in new Ken Burns film
December 13, 2012The head of the MIT History section served as a consultant on the director's latest documentary, “The Central Park Five.”
Borpujari, an independent journalist based in India, joins CIS
September 17, 2012Selected as the 2012-13 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow.
2012–13 Knight Science Journalism Fellows announced
May 10, 201230th class will study science, health, environment and technology at MIT.
Communicating the climate challenge
April 26, 2012New York Times’ Andrew Revkin shares lessons with MIT faculty, students at Earth Day colloquium.
MIT's Communication Forum conducts a conversation for scholars — and citizens
April 2, 2012Has explored media and change for more than 30 years
What lies ahead for science and science writing?
March 27, 201210th anniversary of MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing celebrates past, looks to future.
Fall Communications Forum explores local news, surveillance, cities and entertainment
October 14, 2011
Ugandan journalist joins the Center for International Studies
September 1, 2011Human rights journalist Jackee Batanda receives Neuffer fellowship, will study at MIT for the next academic year.
Journalist from Pakistan receives Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship
September 9, 2010
Guerrilla reporting in ‘difficult places’
April 19, 2010Activists describe their experiences using new technology to build free media networks in countries with scant resources or oppressive regimes.
Communications Forum on The Culture Beat and New Media
March 4, 2010Featuring Bill Marx, Douglas McLennan, moderated by David Thorburn
What’s new at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media?
December 7, 2009Chris Csikszentmihályi, director of the Center for Future Civic Media, hosts this presentation by the MIT Communications Forum and the Center for Future Civic Media
Race, Politics and American Media
November 9, 2009Juan Williams and J. Phillip Thompson discuss how the collapse of print and other traditional news and the rise of celebrity culture have contributed to the sharp decline of in-depth stories involving race and society.