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Allport Speaks with NewsNation, WGN Radio About Prince Harry’s New Book

January 13, 2023

"Harry seems to, for good reasons or bad, rightly or wrongly, he seems to have an enormous amount of grievances and he’s not being shy about saying them," says Alan Allport, professor of history.

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Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute Tackles a ‘Daunting Problem’

December 14, 2022

Distrust in the media, fueled by disinformation and partisan outlets, is among the reasons Syracuse University is opening the Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in D.C.

Maxwell Partners with Newhouse to Launch Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute in DC

December 14, 2022

A joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools, the institute will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

National Geographic Writer Credits History Capstone with Preparing Her for a Journalism Career

December 6, 2022

Amy McKeever '06 B.A. (Hist), senior writer and editor for National Geographic in Washington, D.C., says research she conducted for her capstone thesis was her "first real exposure to an intense research project and helped her understand how to dig for historical documents and other primary sources."

Mosher Weighs in on Schenectady’s Nickname Campaign in Albany Times Union Article

December 6, 2022

Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography and the environment department, says it’s not uncommon for localities to cast about for a new identity. “American communities have been reinventing themselves since the 19th century and this is generally how they attracted business and tourists.”  

Margaret Talev Named Kramer Director of Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship Institute

November 15, 2022
Margaret Talev will be based in Washington, D.C., and report to Mark J. Lodato, dean of the Newhouse School. She will assume the position in January.

Hamersma Talks About Statistical Grammar on The Hidden Curriculum Podcast

July 27, 2022

Sarah Hamersma, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, discussed statistical grammar and the importance of communicating results honestly and effectively on The Hidden Curriculum podcast.

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Van Slyke Talks to CNN About the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship

July 25, 2022

Dean David Van Slyke spoke with CNN about the Center for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship, a DC-based joint initiative of the Newhouse and Maxwell schools that will promote nonpartisan, evidence-based research and dialogue in the public interest and support the work of faculty and students.

Brockway Discusses the Need for a Framework to Describe the Far-Right in NBC News Piece

July 22, 2022

"January 6, Trump and the rise of America's dangerous 'shadow gospel'," co-authored by Mark Brockway, a faculty fellow in political science, was published by NBC News. 

New Graduate Hailey Womer Co-Authors Washington Post Article Based on Honors Thesis

June 2, 2022

"We couldn’t find religious bias in news coverage of the Supreme Court," co-authored by recent graduate Hailey Womer and Mark Brockway, faculty fellow in political science, was published in the Washington Post.

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