The Newseum offers a look at today’s front pages: See how 760 newspapers from 76 countries covered the bin Laden story.
I’m thrilled to announce that Dr. Jennifer Mercieca will be the fifth presenter in the Conversation Series on Freedom and Responsibility in Public Life at Willamette University. Dr. Mercieca will deliver her public presentation, “Founding Fictions: Citizens as Romantic Heroes, Tragic Victims & Ironic Partisans in American Political Discourse” at 11:30 am on April 21 in [...]
Communication scholar Kathleen Hall Jamieson discusses the power of words, media culture, and the state of political rhetoric with Mark Shields, David Brooks and Beverly Gage on PBS NewsHour. A full transcript of the discussion is available here.
As Americans grapple with the attempted assassination of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the character of contemporary political discourse, Erin Rand’s review essay offers a thoughtful consideration of the relationship between rhetoric and violence. via Jennifer Mercieca