Dr. Melvin L. DeFleur Distinguished Lecture Series

in College of Communication
April 4th, 2012

On Thursday April 5th, Dr. Maxwell McCombs will give a lecture as part of the College of Communication‘s Dr. Melvin L. DeFleur Distinguished Lecture Series.  Dr. McCombs, who is Professor and Jesse H. Jones Chair in Communications at the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, will present “Do the Media Tell Us What to Think About? The Psychology of Agenda Setting.”  His lecture will address the contemporary communication landscape in which an unprecedented amount of information is available for consumption and navigation and the role the media plays in shaping how we perceive it.  His talk will take place in the Colloquium Room of the Photonics Center from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. with a reception to follow.  This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the Communication Research Center: crc@bu.edu.

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