COM professors sought for commentary recently include:

Election 2012/Politics

Tobe Berkovitz

Tobe Berkovitz
Associate Professor, Advertising

Bloomberg, Michelle Obama Makes Personal Appeal in Convention Speech (9/5/12)
The Hill, Biden to offer unique portrayal of Obama (9/3/12)
The Hill, Dems arrive in Charlotte confident of Obama’s second-term chances (9/3/12)
Bloomberg, Romney Heads to Louisiana on First Day as Party Nominee (8/31/12)
Reuters, Romney makes post-convention detour to storm-hit Louisiana (8/31/12)
Bloomberg, Romney Accepts Nomination Vowing to Renew ‘Lost Hope’ (8/31/12)
The Hill, Romney looks to balance specifics with vision at Republican convention (8/27/12)
Boston Herald, Sox brand gets pounded (8/22/12)
Bloomberg, Romney raised $40 million last month for presidential run (8/21/12)
The Seattle Times, Presidential campaigns already turn nasty (8/15/12)
The Hill, Obama super-PAC ad is rare backfire (8/14/12)
WGBH, Massachusetts Parties Face off with Post–Paul Ryan Ads (8/13/12)
Boston Herald, Maybe only Mitt can defeat Mitt (8/3/12)

John Carroll

John Carroll
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication

NECN.com, Broadside: New generation of political ads (9/4/12)

The Washington Times, In pursuit of coveted independents, campaign ads invade local TV news (9/3/12)

Radio Boston, Week In Review: Romney’s Big Week (8/31/12)

WBUR, Week In Review: Violence Shakes Boston Communities (8/17/12)

NECN.com, Election 2012 campaign media watch (8/13/12)

The Washington Times, Conservative groups’ ad-buying binge eclipses Obama, Romney (8/13/12)

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Thomas Fiedler
Dean, College of Communication
Professor of the Practice, Journalism

Politico, The Arena: Does Dolan’s appearance blur religion and politics? (8/27/12)

Politico Arena, Does Obama’s Bain ad go too far? (8/8/12)

Elizabeth MehrenElizabeth Mehren
Professor, Journalism

Washington Post, Michelle Obama’s convention task: Reach out to women without seeming too partisan (9/4/12)

Nick Mills

Nick B. Mills
Associate Professor, Journalism

Dawn.com, Afghan insider attacks roil Nato (8/30/12)

Dawn.com, Top US general takes on Afghanistan ‘insider attacks’ (9/20/12)

London Olympics/Sports

Susan Walker

Susan Walker
Associate Professor, Journalism

PBS MediaShift, Student Journalists Go Global, Think Locally in #Olympics Coverage from London (7/27/12)

Chris Cakebread

Chris Cakebread
Master Lecturer

Fox Business, Olympic Athletes: How to Play the Fame Game (8/17/12)

WCVB, Aly Raisman’s win could be financial gold (8/9/12)

Tom Fauls

Tom Fauls
Associate Professor, Advertising

BostInno, With Tickets as Low as $4, is Red Sox Nation Officially in Decline? (8/23/12)

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Thomas Fiedler
Dean, College of Communication
Professor of the Practice, Journalism

Nieman Journalism Lab, This Week in Review: The Olympics’ media lessons, and Google’s copyright crackdown (8/13/12)

Journalism/Media

Christopher Daly

Christopher B. Daly
Associate Professor, Journalism

Nieman Journalism Lab, Christopher Daly’s “Covering America” brings journalism and technology full circle (8/1/12)

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Thomas Fiedler
Dean, College of Communication
Professor of the Practice, Journalism

Washington Post, Brisbane hammers NYT for ‘progressivism,’ Occupy bias (8/27/12)

Boston.com, Times Co. picks head of BBC as its first outside CEO (8/15/12)

WBUR, Jonah Lehrer’s Fall — The How And Why (8/3/12)

Michelle Johnson

Michelle Johnson
Associate Professor of the Practice, Journalism

The New York Times, Financial Dispute Weakens Journalists’ Push for Unity (8/2/12)

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Caryl Rivers
Professor, Journalism

The Boston Globe, Book and tributes mark centenary of Julia Child’s birth (8/11/12)

OP/ED

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Jay Atkinson
Lecturer, Journalism

Boston Herald, Lessons for college, life (8/25/12)

Science/Medicine

Ellen Ruppel-Shell

Ellen Ruppel-Shell
Co-Director, Center for Science & Medical Journalism
Professor, Journalism

Huffington Post, On Environmental Issues, ‘Wall Street Journal’ (Repeatedly) Gets It Wrong (8/3/12)

Doug Starr

Douglas Starr
Co-director of Science Journalism Program
Co-director, Center for Science & Medical Journalism
Professor of Journalism

Slate.com, Can You Fake Mental Illness? (8/7/12)

Film & Television

Paul Schneider

Paul Schneider
Chair, Department of Film & Television
Associate Professor, Television

Boston.com, ‘Lawless’ helps grow Virginia bootlegging trio’s legend (9/1/12)

Communication

Mina Tsay

Mina Tsay
Assistant Professor, Communication

Boston.com, Time to come clean as soon as possible (8/2/12)

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