Newspapers have influenced elections since 1800. We look at the election of 1800--Jefferson v. Adams--and the birth of modern presidential politics.
Television has been integral to Presidential elections since the 1950s. Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first to use television to appeal directly to voters as media consumers and get elected--a lesson learned by a young JFK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9eBx-kQUBI
We've launched our very own YouTube channel with a new video series that examines the role of media in presidential elections. This innovative new series showcases historical scholarship in a creative new way.
A presentation and discussion at the 2017 American Historical Association annual meeting
"Establishing History Communication as its Own Field of Study" Working Group at the annual meeting of the National Council on Public History April 2017, Indianapolis In two years History Communication has grown from a concept to an emerging discipline. History Communication courses will soon launch and historians across the profession have embraced the idea and … Continue reading Establishing History Communication as its Own Field of Study – Working Group at National Council on Public History 2017
The subdiscipline of history communication is set in motion at #NCPH2015. READ MORE.
Preparing History Majors for a Digital Future; Presented During: The Age of New Media: The Effectiveness of Multifaceted Campaigns in Social Advocacy Presented by: Charisse L'Pree Corsbie Massay (S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University) Sun, 11/13: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM; Marriott Downtown; Room: Grand Salon I - Level 5 (Sponsor: Applied … Continue reading Launching History Communicators – Presentation at National Communication Association 2016
In March 2016, historians, journalists, science communicators and activists took part in a series of ten-minute dialogues on history communication: past, present and future. Watch the conversations below! Speakers: Jim Grossman, Executive Director, American Historical Association Rebecca Onion, History writer, Slate.com Nicole Hemmer, Assistant Professor at the Miller Center of Public Affairs Jamia Wilson, Executive … Continue reading History Communication in the 21st Century – University of Massachusetts Amherst event
Jason Steinhauer, public historian at the Library of Congress talks about the role of social media and history communication with students from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Jason Steinhauer, public historian at the Library of Congress, talks about the role and identity of a history communicator with students from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.