Press Releases

Planet Forward Powers New Energy Blog Hosted by

November 11, 2010
The Energy Blog, launching this week on in partnership with Planet Forward, a multimedia project housed at The George Washington University, challenges all who care about the future of energy to take the next step in the conversation.

Prime Movers Project Partners With White House Correspondents

November 04, 2010
The George Washington University's Prime Movers Media (PMM) Program, Washington, D.C.'s only high school journalist mentoring program, has formed a new partnership with the White House Correspondents' Association.

Poll Reveals Digital Media Patterns

October 27, 2010
After more than decade of using the Internet to communicate, half of American voters use websites to reach out to governments on all levels. But far fewer have embraced government's adoption of the more sophisticated Web 2.0 technologies such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter in the last two years, according to the latest POLITICO-George Washington University Battleground Poll.

Ed Henry & Joe Lockhart to Discuss Domestic Politics

October 11, 2010
The School of Media and Public Affairs and the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University will host SMPA fellows Joe Lockhart, White House press secretary under President Bill Clinton, and Ed Henry, CNN White House correspondent, to discuss information dissemination in a changing media landscape, public diplomacy and domestic politics.

SMPA Fellow Bob Herbert to Discuss "The Wholesale Trivialization of News and Opinion"

October 06, 2010
Bob Herbert, New York Times columnist and GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs fellow, will discuss "The Wholesale Trivialization of News and Opinion" with George Washington University students.

Planet Forward To Be Featured By PBS

October 05, 2010
New partnership takes crowd-sourcing for energy use innovations to a national TV audience.

GW'S Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication Together With the CSIS Transatlantic Media Network Will Host A Panel Discussion on Navigating the U.S. Media

October 04, 2010
A panel of media experts and foreign journalists will candidly discuss and relate expertise and experiences on U.S. media bias, the role of ideology in news outlets and the impact of new technology in American media.