School of Journalism & Mass Communications
 Commentaries on media and public issues by the JMC School Director

Prof. Bob Rucker

38 Year Professional Journalist, Former CNN Correspondent
and NBC Local News-Major Market Affiliate Bureau Chief,
News Anchor, Producer, Medical Reporter,
Writer and Videotape Editor.

Diversity in Media Curriculum Coordinator,
Multimedia Unit Administrator/Strategic Planner,
New Media Program Planner, Local & National News Media Consultant,
Media Career Adviser, School Student Outreach and Recruiter,
Major Academic Program Fundraiser,
and LGBT Catholic Community Ministries Adviser.


Meeting A "Saint" Can Change A Career and Life

My live TV interview encounter with Pope John Paul II in 1979

April 20, 2014


The Passing of a News Media Giant Who Changed Broadcasting Forever

Walter Cronkite Dies    July 17, 2009


Harvard professor arrested for breaking into his own house
touches off national firestorm about race in America.

What We ALL Could Do To Help

Time For The Heavy Lifting To Begin   
July 24, 2009



Endless Healthcare Reform Debate in Congress

Vote Already! Then Throw Out The 'We Know Better' Crowd!
Thursday, March 3, 2010


Calm Down America & Think!
Every Day We Prove How To Fix America

October 30, 2010



Federal Judge strikes down gay marriage ban
and California's Prop 8 vote...BRAVO!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

CA Supreme Court upholds Prop 8 vote.
Gay Marriage
outlawed in California.
18,000 gay marriages performed in the state remain legal

Tuesday, May 26, 2009


Father Alberto Cutie

Trading Collars:
Why A Catholic Priest Turns Episcopalian Means Something.

Thursday, May 28, 2009





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