Category: College of Communication

Clinton allies see double standard and sexism in debate

The Hill Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication Hillary Clinton supporters see a double standard when it comes to Monday’s presidential debate, which for the first time will feature a woman debating a man… Expert quote: “She’s being judged because she’s a woman but also because she’s Hillary Clinton. For Hillary, being Hillary is a blessing and […]

How social media provides grist for the rumor mill during times of crisis

Kansas City Star Jacob Groshek, College of Communication The rumors ricocheted across social media: Three buses loaded with protesters were allegedly headed for the south Charlotte shopping centers of Stonecrest and Blakeney on Thursday… Expert quote: “Information that is exciting, appealing or even threatening is more likely to gain attention and be shared more often, as […]

The Observer view on Hillary Clinton’s fitness to lead America

The Guardian Tammy Vigil, College of Communication In American presidential campaigns, September is the cruelest month.  Expert quote: “Right out of the gate she was getting slammed for the pantsuits, the hair, the headbands, her appearance, her life choices, and everything she said was so heavily scrutinized. I think she became defensive. And now she’s trying not […]

Email server questions continue to plague Clinton

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication Returning to Capitol Hill this week, lawmakers made clear that their disapproval of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her time as Secretary of State has not  dwindled since the FBI decided not to pursue charges against her. Expert quote: “I not only think that […]