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SU in the News: Friday, March 4, 2011

March 04, 2011


The Syracuse University College of Law is mentioned in a New York Law Journal article about admissions rates and the job market.

The financial planning course for undergraduates at SU taught by Mitchell Franklin, assistant professor of accounting in the Whitman School of Management, is the focus of an MSN Money article on teaching children financial responsibility.


David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, spoke with Voice of America for a report on Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi’s role in West African conflicts during the 1990s.

Roy Gutterman, associate professor of communications law and journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, authored a commentary in the Huffington Post about the recent Supreme Court ruling, Snyder v. Phelps, which found the Westboro Baptist Church protests to be a form of protected speech in public places on public issues.

Democracy Now interviewed David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, on federal tax policy and corporate taxes and flawed journalism in the reporting on Wisconsin’s state pension system.

Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on Charlie Sheen using Twitter as an open platform and in the New York Daily News on the public’s fascination with the actor.

Charlotte Grimes, the Knight Chair in Political Reporting at the Newhouse School, is quoted about author attribution in a Post-Standard article discussing an editorial letter submitted by U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna using text, with permission, originally written by a Cato Institute writer, without crediting the author, Julian Sanchez.


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