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Kerry Washington Getting Hasty Pudding Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Kerry Washington has been named woman of the year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Hasty Pudding, the nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization, announced Wednesday that it had selected Washington because she is a “talented and socially engaged film, TV and stage actress who keeps breaking barriers in Hollywood.” Washington, […]

Harvard’s ‘Riptide’ Will Expand, Diversify

Harvard University’s sweeping history of the “collision between journalism and digital technology” immediately drew criticism for its lack of diversity when it was released last week, but its creators say they always intended to expand the project to include more diverse voices. “We made Riptide a website in part because we knew we would want to expand it,” Shorenstein Center Director Alex Jones says. “We are gathering suggestions from a host of sources, including many of the critics of Riptide.”

Shorenstein Center Seeks Future Of News

For the 25th anniversary of Harvard University’s Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, the center is asking aspiring journalists, filmmakers and avid media consumers to create videos that answer the question, “What is the future of news?”

Leno Wins Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Award

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts native Jay Leno is Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Man of the Year. Hasty Pudding Theatricals is the nation’s oldest undergraduate drama troupe. It says “The Tonight Show” host was selected because he has “entertained millions of people over his long and accomplished career in comedy.” Leno follows in the footsteps […]