In the months and years following the events of September 11, 2001, Ray Suarez says the American news media became much more patriotic, which damaged its unofficial title as the “fourth estate.” Suarez, an award winning broadcast journalist, was the featured guest at the Distinguished Speaker Series held at the SUNY New […]

Looking back, there have been countless people and events which fueled my interest in politics. Among them are the engrossing train wreck that was the 2008 primary between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and, perhaps first and foremost, my utter bewilderment over how George W. Bush prevailed on election night […]