Harvard EdCast: The Education StorytellerBy Matt Weber
John Merrow, Ed.D.’73, is a broadcast journalist who has reported on education issues for more than three decades. He is an education correspondent for PBS NewsHour and president of Learning Matters, an independent production company based in New York City. Recently, Merrow returned to the Ed School as part of an Askwith Forum panel discussing school violence in America.
In his second visit to the EdCast, Merrow reflects on why this is both the best of times and the worst of times in education journalism.
About the Harvard EdCast
The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, that features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.