Category Archives: Think Tanks

August 8, 2013

Think Tanks’ Dirty Little Secret: Power, Public Policy, and Plagiarism
Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Center for EthicsThe Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University publishes J.H. Snider’s working paper on the incentives for credit taking vs. giving at Washington, DC public policy think tanks.  Covered in Think Tank Watch, August 13, 2013.


May 6, 2013


Alleviating Think Tank Plagiarism
J.H. Snider’s presentation at the 3rd World Conference on Research Integrity, Montreal, Canada.

December 12, 2012

PoliticoWashington’s Evolving Think Tanks
Politico publishes J.H. Snider’s commentary on what Senator DeMint’s move to the Heritage Foundation reveals about Washington’s evolving think tanks.  Covered in Think Tank Watch.

November 30, 2009

Think Tanks
For a TV broadcast aired throughout the Middle East, theVoice of America interviews J.H. Snider on the lack of think tank accountability in the United States.

June 27, 2009

Harvard Veritas LogoTaking steps to deal with media parasitism
Harvard’s Nieman Watchdog publishes J.H. Snider’s second article in a two-part series on  the problem and solution to media free riding.

June 22, 2009

Harvard Veritas LogoFree riding: a deeply embedded media tradition
Harvard’s Nieman Watchdog publishes J.H. Snider’s first article in a two-part series on  the problem and solution to media free riding.

February 26, 2009

Mixing Advocacy, Scholarly Research and Journalism: Can the New America Foundation Square the Circle?
The Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watchpublishes J.H. Snider’s article on the ethical tensions in a successful, state-of-the-art, public policy think tank.

February 3, 2009

Strengthen Think Tank Accountability
PoliticoPolitico publishes J.H. Snider’s commentary on the need for better public disclosure of think tank ethics and ethical conflicts.

March 20, 2008

The Quest to Protect Creative Policy Ideas
The Chronicle of Philanthropy publishes J.H. Snider’s commentary on the problem of rewarding innovative public policy ideas when it isn’t practical to patent such ideas.