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Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics & the Media Speaker Series to Start February 17

Posted on Thursday 2/11/2016

The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics & the Media (IJPM) will kick off its eighth annual Law, Politics & the Media Speaker Series on February 17. The Speaker Series, co-sponsored by IJPM and the Tully Center for Free Speech, brings to campus noted experts in politics, policy, law and the media to discuss current topics in the interdisciplinary study of law, politics and the media. All events are open to the entire University community and are held at Dineen Hall, Room 360 at 4 PM.

The February 17th event will feature Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Director of the Center for Computational and Data Sciences & Professor at the School of Information Studies, who will present, “Contextualizing 2016: Understanding the Evolution of Digital Strategy in Presidential Campaigning.” 

The Series continues through the Spring:

February 24th

“Citizen Engagement: The Foundation of Democracy”

Charlotte “Chuckie” Holstein, Executive Director of F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse

March 2nd

“Aereo, FilmOn X and the Regulatory Treatment of Video Programming Over the Internet”

Wayne Johnsen, Partner at Wiley Rein LLP

March 23rd

”Alternative Dispute Resolution: Perspectives from a Judge”

Hon. Joanne F. Alper ‘72, Retired Judge and Civil Dispute Neutral for The McCammon Group 

March 30th

“Legislating in the U.S. House of Representatives: What Happens and How the Media Reports on It”

John M. Katko L’88, United States House of Representatives, 24th Congressional District

April 6th

“At the Intersection of Journalism and Law: How a Reporter Covers Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, and Civil Litigators”

Ken Armstrong, Pulitzer Prize Winning Investigative Reporter and Staff Writer for The Marshall Project

April 13th

“Law and Pop Culture”

Bob Thompson, Director of the Bleier Center for Television & Popular Culture at the Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication

April 20th

“Blogging in the Age of Obama”

Matt Dickinson, Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College.

IJPM is a collaborative effort between Syracuse University’s College of Law, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.