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Bona Prof Sees Similarities in How Journalists Cover Politics and Higher Education

October 13, 2018

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- News coverage of higher education may share a common flaw with political reporting, according to a St. Bonaventure University Jandoli School of Communication faculty member.

“Political reporters tend to focus on horse race issues such as polls, fundraising and endorsements that have little consequence for public policy,” Richard A. Lee, an associate ...

TAPinto Editors to Discuss Challenge Journalism Educators Confront

OLEAN, NY – The co-editors of TAPinto Greater Olean will deliver a presentation Sunday on a challenge today’s journalism educators confront.

Anne and Richard Lee, faculty members in the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University, will discuss the difficulties of balancing the 24/7 news cycle with the need to take time to work with student ...

Panelists Discuss Roles Journalists Play During St. Bonaventure University Forum

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY – Journalists shoulder the responsibility to speak on behalf of the people.

“What journalists do is represent you and defend you against government, other people and corporations,” Denny Wilkins, a professor of journalism in the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University, said during a recent Thursday Forum. “We represent ...

Olean and Cuba Libraries Celebrate Intellectual Freedom During Banned Books Week

OLEAN, NY – Like a book that’s been banned? Then think about reading a passage from that book out loud in the Olean Public Library Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

The library, 134 N. Second St., will host a Banned Books ReadOUT to "bring attention to the fact that all people have the right to read whatever books they want,” Jennifer Stickles, the ...

Portville Central School District Gets Financing Boost from State

ALBANY, NY - Nearly $6 million in low-cost, tax-exempt bonds, including $5.3 million for the Portville Central School District. has been issued through the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York.

"New York is committed to providing students of all ages with an education that will help them reach their greatest potential," said Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who announced the ...

Cuba Circulating Library to Hold Book and Jumble Sale

CUBA, NY -- The annual Friends of the Cuba Library Inc. book sale will begin Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Cuba Circulating Library and run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.through Thursday, Oct. 4. The sale will be closed on Friday, but will be open on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with an all-day $2-a-bag pricing.  

Located at 39 E. Main St. in Cuba, the sale ...

Bomb Threat at Cuba-Rushford Middle High School Deemed Not Credible

CUBA, NY -- Cuba-Rushford Middle High School was evacuated Tuesday after a staff member received a phone call on an official school phone line that there was an explosive device in the building, but law enforcement authorities determined the threat was not credible.

“Cuba police officers and New York State Police, as well as a K-9 unit, checked the building as well as the grounds and ...

Olean Public Library Digitizes Old Newspapers

OLEAN, NY -- The Olean Public Library has used grant funds to digitize the earliest newspapers contained in its microfilm collection and make them freely accessible via the New York State Historic Newspaper Site.

The grant was provided by the Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program and was awarded to the Western New York Library Resources Council ...

Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Friends of Olean Library Attracts Over 100

OLEAN, NY — A crowd of more than 100 gathered in the Olean Public Library Friday for “Our Library Can Read Between the Wines,” the first wine-tasting event hosted by Friends of the Olean Library. 

The evening featured food, basket raffles and talks on wine by Pedro-Abad Lopez, who has studied and worked in the wine industry.

Friends of the Olean Library, organized in ...

Olean Officials Offer Safety Tips for Motorists near Schools

OLEAN, NY- With school back in session, Mayor William J. Aiello and Police Chief Jeff Rowley are advising motorists to remain cautious when driving near any of the eight schools located in the city.

“Motorists should be alert and reduce speed when necessary,” Rowley said. “They should also be aware of crosswalks and yield to pedestrians in the crosswalks.”

Rowley ...

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