NPR personality Moira Gunn hosts a panel to gauge political, media influences on the Earth.
During Wednesday night’s “State of the Earth” panel hosted by NPR’s Dr. Moira Gunn, it was clear the point the panelists were driving home: A failure to communicate. They agreed there is an increasing need for communication within the scientific community and beyond.
Communication among academic disciplines, between scientists and the public, and between scientists and the media were all subsets in the discussion surrounding the current state of the Earth and how to handle discourse.
Maria Hinojosa, the first speaker for this year's University Lectures Series, brings Latino issues out of the dark.
Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa shed new light on the contentious issues surrounding Latino immigration when she kicked off the Syracuse University Lectures Series on Tuesday. The audience filling Hendricks Chapel felt the impact of the Latina’s trailblazing work in investigative journalism in her lecture titled, “Making the Invisible Visible."
Hinojosa described the past two years she’s spent working on “The Latino List,” a documentary debuting this week on HBO, and “Lost in Detention,” a PBS Frontline documentary. She explained “the reality of being Latino.”
NPR Chief Executive Vivian Schiller has resigned, said The New York Times. NPR has been under scrutiny as of late, which included a video being released that showed an NPR executive criticizing Republicans and the Tea Party. Schiller said she was unaware of the comments made.
This was the second major incident NPR has dealt with recently Last fall NPR fired Juan WIlliams for on-air comments he made.
The Washington Post columnist and money guru to share expertise
Michelle Singletary, a Washington Post columnist, will speak at the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3 Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Singletary's Pulitzer Prize-nominated column, The Color of Money, runs in more than 120 newspapers. In her column Singletary gives readers advice on personal finance, saving and investing.
National Public Radio's Scott Simon discusses his career as a journalist and the evolving state of the media industry.
Scott Simon knows the state of journalism has evolved from when he started in the 1970s.
As a young reporter, he covered the Civil War in El Salvador. He drove to where shots were fired, and reported breaking news on the massacre. His job was to tally wartime deaths, and he was told the most accurate method was to count the slaughtered heads.
The host of 'This American Life' discusses story inspirations, being interviewed and why he avoids Twitter.
More than a million listeners feel like they chat with This American Life host Ira Glass in their living rooms each week. During Tuesday's visit to Syracuse University, Glass literally took a seat on the couch in the Hendricks Chapel den to talk with The NewsHouse.
Glass was honest, personable and conversational just as the legions of public radio fans would imagine.
'This American Life' host Ira Glass offers Syracuse advice on storytelling and winning audiences back from 'commentary' shows.
The crowd applauded, waiting for Ira Glass, producer and host of Chicago Public Radio’s This American Life, to appear. The applause eventually faded to a brief, awkward silence, with Glass still nowhere in sight. Suddenly, the lights shut off. Someone shouted “Ira,” as if he were a rock star about to take the stage.
The former host of ABC's 'Nightline' discusses technology, 'The Daily Show' and his time as a SU student.
Ted Koppel is a multi-platform journalist, having worked in television, radio, film and print over the past five decades, but don’t expect him to go viral anytime soon.
“I use my BlackBerry constantly, but that’s about it,” Koppel said during a Homecoming visit to Newhouse on Thursday afternoon. “I use a laptop, obviously, but I am not a Tweeter, I am not a blogger, I am not a Facebooker.”