Category Archives: Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Farnsworth Comments on Trump’s Attacks on Mail-In Voting

Farnsworth Comments on Trump’s Attacks on Mail-In Voting Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, was recently interviewed by Courthouse News about Trump's attacks on mail-in voting. Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington, which is nestled inside Fredericksburg, wasn’t surprised by the increased absentee turnout. The post Farnsworth Comments on Trump’s Attacks on Mail-In Voting appeared first on EagleEye.

Farnsworth Comments on Upcoming Elections in Henrico Citizen

Farnsworth Comments on Upcoming Elections in Henrico Citizen Professor of Political Science Stephen Farnsworth, who is also the director of UMW's Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently commented in the Henrico Citizen on the possibility of using mail-in or absentee ballots for upcoming elections. The groups are asking for provisions such as free or prepaid postage, allowing ballots postmarked by election day to count, in addition to extending early voting periods for in-person voting. Two possible alternatives to replace voting in person are mail-in and absentee ballots, according to Stephen Farnsworth, a professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg who specializes in media and elections. The post Farnsworth Comments on Upcoming Elections in Henrico Citizen appeared first on EagleEye.

Farnsworth Comments in the Regional and National News

Farnsworth Comments in the Regional and National News Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been quoted in several regional and national news stories: Grading the region’s coronavirus response: Hogan 1st, Northam last, and Bowser in the middle (The Washington Post) National Media Discover Gov. Hogan: ’The Republican Who Gets It’ (Maryland Matters) Viewpoints with Todd van der Hey (CJAD Montreal) Virginia Judge Loosens Ballot Signature Rules Amid Pandemic (Courthouse News Service) The post Farnsworth Comments in the Regional and National News appeared first on EagleEye.

Farnsworth to Moderate Panel Discussion on Democratic Candidates

Farnsworth to Moderate Panel Discussion on Democratic Candidates Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, will moderate a panel discussion at a free public forum on the Democratic presidential candidates this evening, Thursday, Feb. 27, 6:30-8:45 p.m. at the downtown Fredericksburg Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library. The event is sponsored by Fredericksburg-area supporters of several Democratic presidential candidates. The post Farnsworth to Moderate Panel Discussion on Democratic Candidates appeared first on EagleEye.

Farnsworth Publishes Chapter on Political Humor

Farnsworth Publishes Chapter on Political HumorStephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, is co-author of a book chapter, “Late Night TV Humor and the Culture of Ridicule,” which was published in the Routledge Handbook of Character Assassination and Reputation Management. Further information on the book can be found here

URL: https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Character-Assassination-and-Reputation-Management/Samoilenko-Icks-Keohane-Shiraev/p/book/9781138556584

Dr. Farnsworth has also been quoted in several regional and national news stories:

Analysis: 1,000+ Democrat-backed bills pass by crossover Republican tally trails  (Virginia Business; NBC 12)

Experts, Democrats cast doubt on Barr’s denial of Trump influence at DOJ (WJLA; KTVO; WRGB)

Public forum will present policy positions of Democratic presidential candidates (Culpeper Star-Exponent)

Why the rise of Michael Bloomberg in the polls? (La Razon)
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The Battle for Nevada (CTV News Channel)

Sanders Wins New Hampshire (CTV News Channel)

Bloomberg to Hit Debate Stage in Vegas (CTV News Channel)

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Farnsworth Comments in the News

Farnsworth Comments in the News Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been quoted in several regional and national news stories: Virginia Democrats push progressive agenda — with a dose of caution (The Washington Post) Ghost of Harry Byrd Haunts Virginia Assembly (Alexandria Gazette) Romney’s Impeachment Vote Unlikely to Spoil his 2024 Utah Dreams Despite Trump’s Popularity Surge: Experts (MEAWW.com) Is Biden Finished? (CP24 TV Toronto)