Robert Thompson, Trustee Professor and director of the Bleier Center for Televsion and Popular Cultures in the school of Newhouse, had a few words to say regarding Roseanne Barr’s racial tweets that lead to the cancellation of her ABC show,…
SU in the News: Monday, July 13, 2009
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, commented on the popularity of SpongeBob in Advertising Age and in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. He also commented on the continuing Michael Jackson media coverage in Multichannel News.
The Christian Science Monitor reported on Syracuse University’s participation in the Patchwork Nation project, which examines how America’s youths use technology.
Milton Mueller, professor in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), was quoted in a Computerworld article on the travel budget for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Research by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) relating to the confirmation hearing of Sonia Sotomayor as Supreme Court Justice, was cited in several newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, the St. Petersburg Times and the Stockton Record.
Francis Ward, professor of journalism in the Newhouse School, authored an op-ed in the Sunday Post-Standard on the legacy of Michael Jackson.
The digital print and video exhibition “Xiaowen Chen” at the Warehouse Gallery was featured in the Post-Standard.
Paula Johnson, professor of law, was mentioned in the Post-Standard for her comments on human dignity delivered at a memorial service for local murder victim LaTeisha Green.
ArtsWeek, an arts and cultural program at venues along the Connective Corridor, was covered by WAER, WSYR-AM, WSYR-TV, News 10 Now and CNY Central.
iSchool adjunct professor Dale Meyerrose was featured in several news interviews, including those on MSNBC, the NBC Nightly News and in the Washington Post, addressing the recent “Denial of Service” cyberattack on government and corporate agencies.
Syracuse University librarian Patrick Williams commented in a News 10 Now story on new words being added to the English language.
Syracuse University’s English Language Institute was mentioned in an online Tanzania News story on the arrival of Tanzania students to the United States for an eight-week English program.
The Campaign for Syracuse University was mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Education update on capital campaigns at colleges and universities across the country.