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COM in the News: December 2013


Doug Starr

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

The New Yorker, The interrogation: Do police interrogation techniques produce false confessions?” (12/9/13)
NPR “Fresh Air,” Beyond good cop/Bad cop: A look at real-life interrogations (12/5/13)
WBUR “Radio Boston,” The strategy behind a police interrogation (12/10/13)
WNYC, The Reid Technique and false confessions (12/11/13)


Chris Cakebread

Christopher Cakebread
Master Lecturer

Yahoo! Shine, The most embarrassing retail moments of 2013 (12/18/13)

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

CommonWealth Magazine, Mindich questions future of newspapers (12/3/13)
NPR, This is (not) the most important story of the year (12/29/13)

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David Carr
Professor, Andrew R. Lack Chair

Poynter, David Carr joins Boston University (12/10/13)
The Boston Globe, Times columnist to join BU faculty (12/10/13)
Fishbowl NY, David Carr to join Boston University (12/10/13)
Capital New York, David Carr takes teaching gig at Boston University (12/10/13)
Yahoo! News, David Carr gets a part-time job at Boston University (12/10/13)
CommonWealth Magazine, Digital journalism guerrilla heads for Hub (12/10/13)
Boston Business Journal, New York Times columnist David Carr joins Boston University (12/10/13)
WBUR, New York Times’ David Carr to join BU (12/10/13)

John Verret

John Verret
Associate Professor, Advertising

The Boston Herald, Selling Anchorman 2 (12/5/13)


Tobe Berkovitz

Tobe Berkovitz
Associate Professor of Advertising

Newsmax, Obama battered by healthcare, shutdown, surveillance scandals (12/26/13)

John Carroll

John Carroll
Assistant Professor, Mass Communication

WBUR “Radio Boston,” Week in review: Special election, casinos, the future Of Lawrence (12/2/13)
NPR “Here and Now,” Health law deadline prompts fresh crop of ads (12/19/13)

Elizabeth Mehren

Elizabeth Mehren
Professor, Journalism

The Washington Post, As Sasha and Malia Obama become young women, a father laments time slipping by (12/29/13)


Tobe Berkovitz

Tobe Berkovitz
Associate Professor of Advertising

Boston Herald, T hopes companies will snap up station names (12/27/13)


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