Awarded to the trade and academic book published in the United States in the last 24 months that best fulfills the objective of improving democratic governance through an examination of the intersection between the media, politics and public policy. Recent Goldsmith Book Prizes have been awarded to books about political journalism, the history of news, news and political polarization, internet freedom, local news and digital democracy.
Degree of recognitionNational/International
Granting OrganizationsHarvard University Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy