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: Thursday, July 22, 2010
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Associated Press and the National Law Journal reported on the $15 million gift from the Dineen family to support the construction of a new College of Law building. Syracuse television stations WTVH and WSTM also reported on the news.
The Post-Standard featured the recent field trip taken by students in the Say Yes summer camp to the Museum of Young Art where they viewed the artwork they had created. The Post-Standard reported on the campers who created artwork for the new logo for the La Casita Cultural Center.
The Post-Standard reported on the Dream Rocket project by SU alumna Jennifer Marsh in which she plans to cover a 37-story-tall Saturn V space rocket replica in fabric.
The Syracuse New Times highlighted the upcoming South Side Photo Walk, as part of The Stand, an online newspaper based in the South Side and founded at the Newhouse School.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public ommunications, is quoted in the Press Herald (Portland, Maine) about the surging popularity of actress Betty White, and in USA Today about the Shirley Sherrod video incident. He also commented in CNN on the San Diego Comic-Con.
David Rezak, director of the Bandier Program for Music and the Entertainment Industries in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, spoke about the popularity of classic rock in a Syracuse New Times story.
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