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Media Innovations in White House Reporting

Since its inception, the press has had an important relationship with the American government. From the invention of the telegraph to live press conferences to presidential tweets, this timeline tracks media advances that have led to increasingly accessible and direct political coverage for the American public.

Media, Technology and Ethics: The AI Imperative

Communications@Syracuse students visited campus September 29 through October 1 for an immersion focused on AI applications in areas of media, technology and ethics. Students learned from faculty experts, networked with industry leaders and created their own chatbots.

Muckraking and Investigating: The Reporters Who Uncovered Government Secrets and Scandals

In-depth and thoughtful reporting is a check to ensure American democracy works in the best interest of the people. Throughout American history, journalists have uncovered lies and covert actions taken by elected officials with investigative reporting.

Communications in a Post-Truth World

“Fake news” is a term that started out as a way to describe online content that is intentionally false or inaccurate, but now it is also being used to describe stories that people simply do not like. This newfound level of mistrust surrounding both fake and real stories is making communication more difficult. As part of the Communications@Syracuse curriculum, online students met in New York City March 31 through April 2 to consider this problem for an immersion focused on “Communications in a Post-Truth World.”

How will political reporting change under the Trump Administration?

The White House’s relationship with the media changes with each new administration. Early into Trump’s administration, Communications@Syracuse asked political journalists to share their thoughts on the future of political journalism in the U.S. We received responses from journalists around the country including editors and correspondents from C-SPAN, Tampa Bay Times and Mother Jones. 

Morning vs. Night: Here’s the Most Productive Way to Schedule Your Day

It can seem like there are never enough hours in the day to finish everything on your to-do list. To help, Communications@Syracuse compiled research on peak productivity hours for early birds and night owls.