Political Communication

News coverage after the 9/11 attacks: Reason and deliberative democracy put to the test

* I wrote the following essay in the weeks following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, drawing on insights gained during the first year of graduate school. I published a version of the essay at the Cornell Daily Sun and… Continue Reading →

Strategic Communication Capstone: Course Syllabus

Jan 8, 2019–In this capstone seminar, you will complete an intensive research and writing project focused on a topic related to the field of communication studies. Possible research topics can span business, politics, advocacy, entertainment, public health, the environment, and… Continue Reading →

Media advocacy and communication research: Syllabus and readings

Jan 8, 2019–In this course, you will learn about the major areas of research and debates related to¬† advocacy, communication, and social change. You will connect scholarly work to insights from leading strategists and journalists, and to contemporary trends and… Continue Reading →

Knowledge into action: Framing the debates over climate change and poverty

Dec. 1 2009 — In February, 2008, I appeared on a panel about news coverage of climate change at the meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Close to 300 attendees packed the convention hall, including… Continue Reading →

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