SMPA Headlines

Documentary Film: Who Killed Alex Odeh?

The assassination of a beloved Palestinian-American activist in Southern California sets off a 35-year quest for justice that exposes the transnational dimension of the Israel/Palestine conflict.
May 9, 2022

From directors Jason Osder and William Youmans comes a socio-political true crime mystery.

Job Opening: Visiting Professor of Media & Public Affairs

April 21, 2022

SMPA Seeks Visiting Professor of Media & Public Affairs

Director Waisbord's Note on the Russian military invasion of Ukraine

March 1, 2022

"I echo President Wrighton’s statement last week that members of our community may be particularly affected by this evolving situation."

Director Waisbord's Note on the Anniversary of January 6th

January 6, 2022

"A year later, it’s important for us to remember the historic events and to reflect on the monumental significance of an insurrection."

Award-winning War Correspondent and Author Join SMPA as Shapiro Fellow

November 30, 2021

During the Spring semester, journalist and alumna Megan K. Stack will join SMPA as the 2022 J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Fellow.

Building global support to Combat Disinformation in Media

October 14, 2021

IPDGC hosts Distinguished Humphrey Fellowship

GW Politics Poll Shows Lack of Trust by Republicans in Biden Won States

July 26, 2021

GW Politics Poll shows that just 44% of Republicans and 76% of Democrats have a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in their state election administrators.

SMPA Announces New Director of the Project for Media and National Security

May 12, 2021

SMPA is pleased to announce that Thom Shanker has been selected as the next director of the Project for Media and National Security.

CNN Gift Will Increase Public Understanding of Environmental Issues and Honor Ted Turner

May 4, 2021

Cable News Network (CNN) founder Ted Turner earned a reputation as a pioneer in global media and journalism.

2021 SMPA Award, Scholarship and Prize Recipients

April 21, 2021

Congratulations to all 2021 award, prize, and scholarship winners!

Director's Message of Solidarity with the Asian Community

March 19, 2021

Director's Message of Solidarity with the Asian Community

Press Pass: Alumnus Journalist is Eyewitness to Congress

February 16, 2021

Press Pass: Alumnus Journalist is Eyewitness to Congress