Memorial services set for former Loyola professor Larry Lorenz

Memorial services have been set for Larry Lorenz, retired communications department chair at Loyola University in New Orleans. Visitation will be held today till 9 p.m. at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at noon at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave. Continue reading Memorial services set for former Loyola professor Larry Lorenz

From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Larry Lorenz

Colleagues: Three different people informed me of the passing of Larry Lorenz, retired communications department chair at Loyola University in New Orleans, who hired me for my first full-time teaching job after I finished my doctorate at UT Austin in 1986. He had an eventful career as a professional journalist before entering academia, as you’ll see in this WWL obit. I remember his intellect and sense of … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Larry Lorenz

From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: ‘The most dishonest human beings on the face of the Earth’

Colleagues: In the event you missed the news on Saturday, and I saw only snippets on the local evening news, Trump delivered a speech at the CIA in which he said “journalists are the most dishonest human beings on the face of the Earth,” to the cheers of the spooks assembled, for reporting he is “feuding” with the intelligence community. In other words, we fabricated … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: ‘The most dishonest human beings on the face of the Earth’

Panel discussion at ‘Spotlight’ screening to include SNAP representative, award-winning investigative reporter Jason Berry

The film focuses on the The Boston Globe’s “Spotlight” team and its investigation into systemic child sex abuse cases in the Boston area by Roman Catholic priests. Continue reading Panel discussion at ‘Spotlight’ screening to include SNAP representative, award-winning investigative reporter Jason Berry