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Joshua Darr, Presidential Politics (2019)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-11-04

Duration: 00:40:40

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Politics | Elections, 2020 | United States presidential election, 2020


  • Darr, Joshua Speaker


A speech by Dr. Joshua Darr before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 4, 2019. Dr. Darr is an assistant professor of political communications at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Manship School of Mass Communication. He discusses: his research into the impact of local newspaper closures on partisan politics; the nationalizing trend in politics and political media; and his recent trip to Iowa to observe the Democratic presidential campaigns on the ground. He also answers questions from the audience.