Author Archives: Steve

Biden-Putin Summit Wraps Up in Geneva (CTV News Canada)

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington om Virginia, said President Biden's meeting with Russian President Putin offered the new president an opportunity to be very clear about US interests - and to offer warnings about the consequences of future attacks on US elections, and US supply chains of gasoline and food.

Biden-Putin Summit Wraps Up in Geneva (CTV News Canada)

Stephen Colbert and ‘The Late Show’ Make ‘Very Emotional’ Return to Ed Sullivan Theater (Variety)

"In Washington, the political divisions are as intense as ever, and so it seems that there would be a ready audience for a continuing focus on political humor in late night,” said Stephen Farnsworth, co-author of the 2019 book “Late Night With Trump: Political Humor and the American Presidency” and director of the Center for Leadership and Media Studies at the University of Mary Washington. “The environment may not look all that different post-pandemic.”

Stephen Colbert and ‘The Late Show’ Make ‘Very Emotional’ Return to Ed Sullivan Theater (Variety)

Biden & Putin to Meet in Geneva (CTV News Canada)

Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the  University of Mary Washington said that President Biden  needs to increase the incentives for Russian President Putin to behave better in the international arena. Recent efforts by Russians to disrupt US elections, along with gasoline  and food  deliveries, are threats to the United States, Farnsworth said. 

Biden & Putin to Meet in Geneva (CTV News Canada)

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, recently commented in the following news stories:

Virginia Primary Turnout Dips, But Still Among Highest in Recent History (NPR)

UMW pundit predicts big money will be spent in November high-stakes Governor election (NewsRadio WINA)

What happened during Democrat Jennifer Carroll Foy’s run for Virginia governor? (Potomac Local)

The U.S. is Back….Or is It? (CTV News Canada)

McAuliffe’s sweep beat expectations that were already sky-high (Virginia Mercury)

No matter who wins, the Va. lieutenant governor’s race will make history (WTOP)

Voting need not be a gauntlet. So why is the GOP doing all it can to make it that way? (Virginia Mercury)

Ransomware and Russia (CTV News Canada)