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).
Carmen Chu, Jonathan Stein
Date: August 25, 2016 Duration: 28 minutes
After a surprise appointment to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2007, Carmen Chu found that she could accomplish a great deal in local government. She ran successfully for two more terms and then moved on to become San Francisco City and County's Assessor-Recorder, an office to which she was re-elected in 2014 with 98 percent of the vote. Chu talks here with Jonathan Stein about the influences that prepared her for public life, including pursuing her master's degree from the Goldman School of Public Policy.
David Gray, Jonathan Stein
Date: August 25, 2016 Duration: 29 minutes
David Gray, appointed chief of staff to the mayor of Richmond, Calif, when he was 27, talks about the creative approaches he and his colleagues are taking to address the challenges facing this diverse, middle-income East Bay city. Gray, an alumnus of the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, tells Jonathan Stein that he was especially proud of Richmond's police chief for holding a sign supporting Black Lives Matter in a peaceful protest against police shootings.