The Tully Center for Free Speech

2016 Law, Politics & the Media Speaker Series

Co-sponsored by IJPM and the Tully Center for Free Speech

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

4:00 pm EST

The Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics & the Media (IJPM) will kick off its eighth annual Law, Politics & the Media Speaker Series on Feb. 17. The Speaker Series, co-sponsored by IJPM and the Tully Center for Free Speech, brings to campus noted experts in politics, policy, law and the media to discuss current topics in the interdisciplinary study of law, politics and the media. All events are open to the entire University community and are held at Dineen Hall, Room 360 at 4 p.m.

The Feb. 17 event will feature Jennifer Stromer-Galley, director of the Center for Computational and Data Sciences & professor at the School of Information Studies, who will present, “Contextualizing 2016: Understanding the Evolution of Digital Strategy in Presidential Campaigning.”


The series continues through the spring:

February 24: “Citizen Engagement: The Foundation of Democracy”

Charlotte “Chuckie” Holstein, Executive Director of F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse


March 2: “Aereo, FilmOn X and the Regulatory Treatment of Video Programming Over the Internet”

Wayne Johnsen, Partner at Wiley Rein LLP


March 23: ”Alternative Dispute Resolution: Perspectives from a Judge”

Hon. Joanne F. Alper ‘72, Retired Judge and Civil Dispute Neutral for The McCammon Group


March 30: “Legislating in the U.S. House of Representatives: What Happens and How the Media Reports on It”

John M. Katko L’88, United States House of Representatives, 24th Congressional District


April 6: “At the Intersection of Journalism and Law: How a Reporter Covers Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, and Civil Litigators”

Ken Armstrong, Pulitzer Prize Winning Investigative Reporter and Staff Writer for The Marshall Project


April 13: “Law and Pop Culture”

Bob Thompson, Director of the Bleier Center for Television & Popular Culture at the Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication


April 20: “Blogging in the Age of Obama”

Matt Dickinson, Professor of Political Science at Middlebury College


IJPM is a collaborative effort between Syracuse University’s College of Law, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

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