Tagged: Tom Fiedler

President Obama’s deficit reduction plan

President Obama is set to announce his deficit reduction plan which will include $1.5 trillion in new taxes. The plan will also look at the so-called “Buffett Rule,” named after billionaire Warren Buffett, which would set a new tax rate for those making more than $1 million a year. The following Boston University experts are […]

Experts available to comment on political issues

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight on political issues facing America: Tom Whalen, associate professor of social science and an expert on American politics and the American presidency; Regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He can be reached at 978-888-3131; tjw64@comcast.net. Graham Wilson, chair of the Department of Political Science […]

Weekly roundup of BU expert quotes: July 18 – July 22

Below is a sampling of quotes by Boston University experts for July 18 – July 22: Bailout in Greece After a deal, only more challenges (New York Times): “This is the Europeanization of the Greek debt. Everyone prefers to have Europe as their counterparty rather than Greece.” Perry Mehrling, visiting professor, School of Law, and […]

Campaign 2012: Tom Fiedler & John Carroll on polls

In today’s installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series,  Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication, and John Carroll, an assistant professor of mass communication, share their views on whether the public should be paying attention to presidential polls. Contact Tom Fiedler at 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN Contact John Carroll at 617-353-3493, carroll7@bu.edu, Twitter: […]

Tom Fiedler on News of the World scandal

Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication, talks to WBZ-TV about the scandal facing Rupert Murdoch’s empire and what it means for American journalism. Contact Tom at 617-353-3488, tfielder@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN.

Campaign 2012: Key issue facing President Obama in 2012

In this installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series, our experts weigh in on the issue they feel is the one that could beat President Obama in 2012. The experts are: Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication and an expert on American politics and political reporting. He is also the former executive editor […]

Michele Bachmann announces candidacy for president

Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann officially threw her hat in the ring today when she announced her candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. The following Boston University experts are available for comment: Tom Whalen, an associate professor of Social Sciences; an expert on modern American politics and the American presidency; a regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He […]

Campaign 2012: Possible GOP VP candidates

In this installment of our occasional series “Campaign 2012,” we asked our experts to speculate on who might be potential GOP vice presidential candidates. The experts are Tom Fiedler, Tom Whalen, Tobe Berkovitz, and Cornelius Hurley.   Earlier posts in the series: GOP candidates Jon Huntsman declares candidacy for president Additional thoughts on GOP presidential […]

President Obama to speak to nation on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis and insight into tonight’s prime-time speech by President Obama on troop withdrawals from Afghanistan. William Keylor is a professor in BU’s Department of  International Relations and the author of “A World of Nations: The International Order Since 1945.” He can be reached at 617-358-0197, […]

Campaign 2012: GOP candidates

Today, Professor Voices kicks off a new occasional series called “Campaign 2012″ which will run until election day November 2012. We’ve pulled together several Boston University experts who will give their views on key issues of the campaign. We’ve asked our first group of experts to weigh in on the current field of GOP hopefuls […]