Stephen Farnsworth, a political scientist and author of "Presidential Communication and Character: White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump," argued in favor of more open-ended questions.
Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, has been quoted in several current national and international news stories, including the following:
Stephen Farnsworth, a political scientist at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, told WAMU that the new voter registrations in that state likely favor Democrats. “Younger people vote 60-40 for Democrats, and groups moving to Virginia tend to be less Republican than those already here,” Farnsworth told the NPR affiliate.
“Our presidential nomination system looks to be a mash up of ‘Survivor,’ where you’re voting people off the island, and March Madness basketball brackets,” says Stephen Farnsworth, a political science professor at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and author of multiple books on presidential communication.
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at the University of Mary Washington, Dr. Stephen J. Farnsworth said one should avoid “junk food” journalism, seek quality over quantity and be mindful of the news source to fight the scourge of fake news.
“My personal view is that the country’s about a lot more than the president,” Stephen Farnsworth, a University of Mary Washington political science professor told me.
“Jamestown is about the core history of Virginia. And the disagreement among Democrats about whether or not to participate demonstrates the potential problems of the proposed boycott. … You don’t see widespread boycotts of the State of the Union. Who knows, that might be next?”