The Harvard Gazette

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Harvard Gazette distribution at the school's 364th Commencement

The Harvard Gazette, also called the Harvard University Gazette, is the official press organ of Harvard University. Formerly a print publication, it is now a web site. It publicizes research, faculty, teaching and events at the university. Initiated in 1906, it was originally a weekly calendar of news and events. In 1968 it became a weekly newspaper.[1]

When the Gazette was a print publication, it was considered a good way of keeping up with Harvard news: "If weekly reading suits you best, the most comprehensive and authoritative medium is the Harvard University Gazette".[2]

In 2010, the Gazette "shifted from a print-first to a digital-first and mobile-first" publication, and reduced its publication calendar to biweekly, while keeping the same number of reporters, including some who had previously worked for the Boston Globe, Miami Herald, and the Associated Press.[3]


  1. ^ Williams, Luke A. (May 27, 2019). "A 'Counterpoint': The Birth of Alternative Media Outlets Amid a 'Highly Politicized' Harvard". The Harvard Crimson.
  2. ^ John T. Bethell et al., Harvard A to Z, 2009, ISBN 9780674020894 p. 157
  3. ^ Michelle B. Timmerman, "The Media (R)evolution", The Harvard Crimson, September 23, 2010

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