December 1, 2020

Farnsworth Lectures on Presidential Communication at American University

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies

Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science and director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently delivered an online lecture, “The Public Communication Strategies of President Trump,” to political science students at American University in Washington, D.C. He is the author or co-author of several books on media and politics, including Presidential Communication and Character: From Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump.

Farnsworth also recently delivered an online lecture, “Public Opinion Surveys: What Journalists — and News Consumers — Need to Know,” to journalism students at Virginia Commonwealth University. Professor Farnsworth is a former daily newspaper journalist and the author or coauthor of several books on media and politics, including “The Nightly News Nightmare: News Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections.”

Farnsworth also appeared in the following regional and national news stories:

Trump Is the Butt of 97% of Late-Night TV Hosts’ Presidential Candidate Jokes, Study Says (Yahoo.com)

Webb continues to outraise Good in 5th Congressional District race (Fauquier Times)

One Week to U.S. Presidential Election (CTV News Channel)

Candidates’ Response to Covid Could Define Virginia’s Congressional Races (Courthouse News Service)

Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Plan (CTV News Channel)

Whitmer: “Trump Inciting Domestic Terrorism” (CTV News Channel)

Virginia Democrats, Republicans focus on reaching voters in different ways (Henrico Citizen)

The Virginia issue dividing politicians in both parties: Redistricting (WJLA)

Trump Rallies in Pennsylvania (CTV News Channel)