Modern power has become the ability to define a word, and to prevent others from doing so.
Political candidates view us as sets of data points
To political candidates, we are not individual human beings; we are sets of data points,
Seventy years ago today – in defeat, the greatest triumph of the ultimate hero of New Jersey, Joe Walcott
By Alan J. Steinberg Every summer, millions of Americans travel to the regions of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, they visit the shrines of American history, particularly Independence Hall, and in South Jersey, they are treated to the… Read More ›
How does news coverage in the US and the UK compare?
St. Bonaventure University students studying in Oxford explored the differences between news coverage in the United States and the UK.
What did the press cover in Buffalo’s mayoral campaign?
If Buffalo voters wanted to learn where mayoral candidates Byron Brown and India Walton stood on the issues, they were unlikely to find answers in the news media’s coverage of the campaign. A content analysis of news coverage in the… Read More ›
Who is NY’s most popular female government official?
By Richard Lee A Sept. 14 Siena College Research Institute poll found New York Gov. Kathy Hochul with a 42% favorability rating. How does does that number compare with what the poll found about other powerful women in New York… Read More ›
Quick take on the Buffalo mayoral debate
By Richard Lee At one point during the Sept. 9 Buffalo mayoral debate, incumbent Byron Brown said he felt like a three-way punching bag. True, Brown was taking shots from each of the other three candidates in the debate, but… Read More ›
Politicians, privacy and social media
By Saad Meer From humble beginnings to one of the most dominant forces in the world, social media has taken the world by storm. We now have access to peoples’ lives in ways unlike anything humanity has ever seen before…. Read More ›
Jandoli Institute executive director appears on C-SPAN
Jandoli Institute Executive Director Richard Lee was a guest on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal program on Sunday, April 11. Lee discussed a project he is doing with students in a Media and Democracy course he teaches at St. Bonaventure University. The… Read More ›
Is the Georgia voting law an attack on minorities or needed reform?
By Kayla Radzyminski Amid the recent resurgence of support for nationwide racial equality, Americans and voting rights activists alike fear inherent discrimination with the passing of Georgia’s new voting law. Does the law pose as an indirect attack on minorities… Read More ›