At an Election 2012 watch party, an enthusiastic yet anxious group of students came together to share the monumental moment with their fellow Huskies.
A day after the nation went to the polls, we’re talking to Northeastern faculty members about President Barack Obama’s electoral win over Republican Mitt Romney, despite an extremely close popular vote count. Check in throughout the day to see what experts from across the university are saying about what the results mean for the nation and the world.
According to a trio of Northeastern experts in media and politics, the performances in the first presidential debate may seal the political fate of Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Experts in political analysis, public speaking and presidential debates weigh in on Thursday’s debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
Alan Schroeder, a professor in the School of Journalism and one of the nation’s foremost experts on presidential debates, offers an analysis of the first of three matchups between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.
Alan Schroeder, associate professor of journalism, shared his thoughts and experience observing the presidential election in France last week.
After GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary, we asked journalism professor Alan Schroeder, who has authored a book on presidential debates, to predict the short-term future of the race for the White House.
Alan Schroeder, an associate professor of journalism in the College of Arts, Media and Design, analyzes the role of the media in the 2012 GOP primary election.
The case of Amanda Knox, the American college student accused of killing her British roommate while studying overseas in Italy, was major news worldwide over the last four years — from Knox’s arrest to her overturned conviction last week. We asked Alan Schroeder, a professor of journalism in the College of Arts, Media and Design, for his insight on why the case dominated headlines and where the story will go now that Knox is back in America.
Having expressed an interest in running for elective office—perhaps as a Republican candidate in the 2013 New York City mayor’s race—actor Kelsey Grammer may be the latest celebrity hoping to cross over to the world of politics. We asked journalism professor Alan Schroeder to weigh in on the history of celebrities who run for office and analyze the advantages they have over traditional candidates.
As real estate tycoon and TV personality Donald Trump mulls a run for the U.S. presidency, Alan Schroeder, associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University and author of the book “Celebrity-in-Chief: How Show Business Took Over the White House,” discusses the relationship between celebrity and political power.
Britain has decided to air its first-ever televised prime ministerial debates. As the election nears, the three candidates—incumbent Gordon Brown of the Labour party, David Cameron of the Conservative party, […]