Social Media, Politics and the Coronavirus

Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe
Bill Boyarsky is a former reporter, editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, is a retired Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

The latest Inside Golden State Politics podcast is out. Sherry and Bill argue over the impact of social media on the presidential campaign and on coverage  of the coronavirus epidemic. They also discuss whether the mainstream media was too slow in covering Tara Reade’s allegations of sexual assault against former Vice President Joe Biden. Check […]

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Best Reporters on Coronavirus? You May be Surprised

Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe
Bill Boyarsky is a former reporter, editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, is a retired Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Inside Golden State Politics takes a close look at how journalism is covering the coronavirus epidemic.  We find good work, some gaps and conclude surprisingly that among the best reporters on the beat are California Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who provide daily factual reports on television and online, keeping everyone informed. […]

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Coronavirus and Politics

Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe
Bill Boyarsky is a former reporter, editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, is a retired Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

The Inside Golden State Politics podcast examines how the Coronavirus is changing politics and policy making.  It has has shifted power and influence to state and local political leaders such as California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York as well as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.  They seized the opportunity to […]

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Trump, Cuomo and Leadership

Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe
Bill Boyarsky is a former reporter, editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, is a retired Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

President Donald Trump and Gov. Andrew Cuomo each put a different face on the handling the Coronavirus pandemic. What makes a leader?  Bill and Sherry discuss this and look back at the Kennedys and others who demonstrated great leadership. Check out our new podcast on Inside Golden State Politics here. https://www.buzzsprout.com/916192/3133666-leadership

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Polls, Politics and the Virus

Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe
Bill Boyarsky is a former reporter, editor and columnist for the Los Angeles Times. Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, is a retired Professor of the Practice of Public Policy Communication, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

The latest episode of Inside Golden State Politics. the podcast by Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Bebitch Jeffe is a mixed bag: Polls, politics and the virus. We comment on the irrelevance of polling in this traumatic time.  We note the leadership being displayed by the governors, singling out California’s Gavin Newsom and New York’s Andrew […]

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