The Post-Standard

March 7, 2013 - 8:26pm
Finding leads and following clues? Just a day in the life for journalist Douglass Dowty.

“High school student threatened his director,” said the voice coming out of the police scanner on the desk. The reporter quickly picked up the phone connected to the police scanner to listen to the remaining information about the incident.  The police scanner, supported by 911 centers, is one of the tools that crime reporters at The Post-Standard use to learn about crimes taking place in Syracuse.

February 10, 2013 - 1:59pm
After being ruled ineligible on Jan. 12, Syracuse forward James Southerland won his appeal on Friday and will be allowed to play against St. John's on Sunday.

It was a long, grueling six game stretch withouth senior forward James Southerland.

February 23, 2012 - 9:07pm
Representatives from ESPN, The New York Times, Sporting News, The Post-Standard, and The Patriot News discussed covering sports Scandals in Newhouse on Thursday.

Local and national media gathered on Thursday to discuss the rigors and risks of covering sports scandals as part of “When Games Turn Grim,” a daylong sports scandal symposium hosted by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Moderated by Dean Joel Kaplan, panelists discussed, analyzed and dissected media coverage of the Jerry Sandusky and Bernie Fine scandals which broke last fall.