Tag: Hoover Institution

Ted Koppel

Fake news takes center stage at Stanford's third Cardinal Conversations event

by Melissa De Witte on April 10, 2018 4:02 pm
Fake news and the “toxic” influences of opinion, ideology and propaganda in journalism were topics of a lively conversation at Stanford University on April 9 among journalists Anne Applebaum, Ted Koppel and Jessica Lessin. Moderated by Stanford political scientist MICHAEL MCFAUL, the discussion was part of the Cardinal Conversations initiative, a series of talks sponsored… Read more Fake news takes center stage at Stanford's third Cardinal Conversations event
John Cogan's book

John Cogan wins Hayek Prize

by Clifton B. Parker on April 4, 2018 2:57 pm
Hoover Senior Fellow JOHN COGAN‘s book The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs has won the 2018 Hayek Book Prize. The Manhattan Institute’s Hayek Prize honors the book that best reflects economist Friedrich Hayek’s vision of economic and individual liberty. As part of the honor, Cogan will deliver the annual Hayek Lecture in New… Read more John Cogan wins Hayek Prize
Rice and Kennedy

Rice and Kennedy inspire the 'American Creed' documentary

by Clifton B. Parker on February 19, 2018 10:00 am
What is our national character as Americans? Has it been lost? That question begs a larger dialogue that begins later this month when PBS airs a new documentary—”American Creed”—inspired by political scientist CONDOLEEZZA RICE and historian DAVID KENNEDY.  The two serve as hosts for the documentary, which originated with classroom discussions with Stanford students. On Feb.… Read more Rice and Kennedy inspire the 'American Creed' documentary