Garance Burke, Jonathan Stein
Date: January 5, 2017 Duration: 24 minutes
Garance Burke (MPP '05), an investigative reporter with the Associated Press, recounts her most impactful work of 2016, including coverage of Donald Trump's crude behavior on the set of “The Apprentice” and the abuse of Central American migrant children in California. She also describes the value of using big data in journalism and AP's new partnership with Facebook aimed at debunking fake news.
Anat Shenker-Osorio, Jonathan Stein
Date: January 5, 2017 Duration: 29 minutes
Messaging expert Anat Shenker-Osorio (MPP '05), author of Don't Buy It: The Trouble with Talking Nonsense About the Economy, describes how to best influence public opinion with civil rights attorney Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '13).
Stan Collender, Henry E. Brady
Date: January 2, 2017 Duration: 28 minutes
Stan Collender (MPP '76), author and professional commentator on the federal budget, brings his sense of humor to explain Washington's dysfunction on the budget process and speculates how this might change under a Trump administration.
Event: SETI Institute Weekly Colloquium: Sustainable Energy Now and in a Livable Future
Date: December 20, 2016 Duration: 97 minutes
Daniel Kammen on the near- and long-term energy vision in the context of a clean energy economy, and the social and equity implications associated.