He will talk about "What's Ailing US Politics? Partisan Incompetence, Media Bias, and Economic Inequality".

Robert M. Entman is not only a J.B. and M.C. Shapiro Professor of Media and Public Affairs and Professor of International Affairs at The George Washington University. He is also a Bonnier guest professor at JMK, Stockholm University. His newest book is Scandal and Silence: Media Responses to Presidential Misconduct (Polity, 2012). Dr. Entman's Projections of Power: Framing News, Public Opinion and US Foreign Policy (University of Chicago, 2004) is winner of the 2011 Graber Award for Outstanding Book from the Political Communication Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). He is working on a new book tentatively entitled Media Biases.
Dr. Entman received a 2012 Humboldt Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany. He is the first scholar from the field of political communication and the first from GW to win the award, which is “granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.” He spent 2012 in Europe, conducting research and writing, largely while at the Free University of Berlin.