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Farnsworth Lectures on Disinformation

Farnsworth Lectures on Disinformation

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an online lecture, "The Political Advantages - and Civic Dangers - of Disinformation," to the Sorensen High School Leaders Program of the University of Virginia. The talk drew from Dr. Farnsworth's current book project on disinformation.

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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, recently commented on the following news stories:

‘It’s a Moral Issue’: Virginia Families Need Affordable Child Care and Paid Leave (Virginia Dogwood)

Farnsworth discusses Capitol Hill riot hearings (CP24.com)

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Farnsworth Lectures on Political Humor

Farnsworth Lectures on Political Humor

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an online lecture, "Political Humor from Johnny Carson to Stephen Colbert," to the Jewish Community Center of Greater Richmond. Dr. Farnsworth drew upon his recent co-authored book, "Late Night With Trump: Political Humor and the American Presidency,” for that online conversation.

In addition, Professor Farnsworth was quoted in a variety of media outlets in recent weeks.

In Virginia governor’s race, a raging debate about education takes center stage (Washington Post)

Judge dismisses group’s effort to remove Black state senator (Washington Post)

New Book Examines Virginia’s Urban-Rural Divide (WVTF Radio IQ)

CNBC, for the Second Year in a Row, Names Virginia as Best State for Business (Virginia Mercury)

Trump joins Rumble as his search for alternative social media platform continues (ABC 6)

2022’s midterm elections already are pressuring Democrats, as Wall Street ‘might be praying for Republican gains’ (MarketWatch; Morningstar; Crumpe)

Petition against Louise Lucas seeks to do the unprecedented-recall a Virginia lawmaker (The Virginian-Pilot)

McAuliffe commits to five debates in Virginia governor’s race, Youngkin to one (Washington Post)

Democrats Playing Too Nice? (CTV News Channel)

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 on the following news stories:

 

In Virginia governor’s race, a raging debate about education takes center stage (Washington Post)

Judge dismisses group’s effort to remove Black state senator (Washington Post)

Trump still butt of late-night comedy jokes | COMMENTARY (Baltimore Sun)

Trump joins Rumble as his search for alternative social media platform continues (ABC 6)

2022’s midterm elections already are pressuring Democrats, as Wall Street ‘might be praying for Republican gains’ (MarketWatch)

Petition against Louise Lucas seeks to do the unprecedented-recall a Virginia lawmaker (The Virginian-Pilot

McAuliffe commits to five debates in Virginia governor’s race, Youngkin to one (Washington Post)

Democrats Playing Too Nice? (CTV News Channel)

Farnsworth Delivers Lecture on Voter Suppression

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered a lecture entitled, “Voter Suppression Efforts Across the South (But not in Virginia)” at the Annual Meeting of the Fredericksburg Area League of Women Voters.

Farnsworth Lectures to Virginia Boys State

Farnsworth Lectures to Virginia Boys State

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an online lecture entitled “Virginia’s Candidate Selection Process: Examining Recent Primaries and Conventions” at the 2021 American Legion Boys State of Virginia. The week-long government education program brings together several hundred of Virginia’s top rising high school seniors in the social sciences.

Dr. Farnsworth also contributed comments to the following news stories:

Schapiro: A Republican campaign in search of a theme (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

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

Analysis: Biden, Putin meet face-to-face in Geneva (CP24)

Democrats Playing Too Nice? (CTV News Channel)