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April 30th, 2014

COM in the News: April 2014

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Advertising Jacob Groshek Assistant Professor, Mass Communication ThinkProgress, How Ad Companies Can Ruin Selfies For Everyone (4/8/14) Business T. Barton Carter Chair, Department of Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations Professor, Communication and Law The Boston Globe, Aereo’s $97m question for the Supreme Court (4/13/14) Caryl Rivers Professor, Journalism NPR, The New Realities Of The […]


April 15th, 2014

@comugrad wins Shorty Award

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Actress Retta takes a selfie with Assistant Dean Micha Sabovik and members of COM’s social media team. The College of Communication’s undergraduate Twitter handle @comugrad won the award for “Social Media’s Best Barnes & Noble College” in the sixth annual Shorty Awards. This category honors universities across the country that use social media to drive […]


April 2nd, 2014

COM in the News: March 2014

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Advertising Tobe Berkovitz Associate Professor of Advertising WBZ-AM, First Medical Marijuana Ad To Run On Comcast In Mass. (3/4/14) John Carroll Assistant Professor, Mass Communication WBUR’s “Cognoscenti,” Will Government Regulation Vaporize E-Cigarettes? (3/12/14) WBUR’s “Radio Boston,” Week In Review: Scott Brown, Marathon Security, Minimum Wage (3/15/14) WBUR’s “Here and Now,” Marketers Drill Into Customer Data […]


February 28th, 2014

COM in the News: February 2014

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Advertising Edward Boches Professor of the practice, Advertising Time, Selling Schadenfreude: Inside the World of ‘Prankvertising’ (2/20/14) Time, Charity’s Freezing Child Ad Is Profoundly Touching (2/22/14) John Carroll Assistant Professor, Mass Communication NPR’s “Here and Now,” The Super Bowl was a bust, but what about the ads?” (2/3/14) Business T. Barton Carter Chair, Department of […]


February 10th, 2014

COM in the News: January 2014

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Business Edward Boches Professor of the Practice, Advertising The Moscow Times, Sochi Concedes Defeat to Vancouver in Merchandise Sales(1/26/14) Time Magazine, Yes, Chipotle Has a Show—And So Will a Lot of Your Favorite Brands (1/29/14) Caryl Rivers Professor, Journalism WBUR’s “Cognoscenti”, Think Gender Struggles In The Workplace Are History? Think Again (1/2/14) Huffington Post, How […]


January 8th, 2014

COM in the News: December 2013

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Law 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, […]


October 1st, 2013

COM in the News: September 2013

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Media Deborah Jaramillo Assistant Professor, Film & Television Arizona Republic, 20 years on, ‘X-Files’ truth still out there (9/3/13) Caryl Rivers Professor, Journalism Los Angeles Times, You can’t work and watch the kids too (9/30/13) Tammy Vigil Assistant Professor, Communication CNN.com, Twitter: The angriest site on the Internet? (9/22/13) Robert Zelnick Professor, Journalism NBC “Nightly […]


September 1st, 2013

COM in the News: August 2013

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Media Tobe Berkovitz Assistant Professor, Mass Communication The Boston Globe, Deal raises concerns on editorial freedom (8/4/13)McClatchy Newspapers, GOP head objects to networks’ plans for Hillary Clinton dramas (8/5/13)Bloomberg, RNC Pledges Debate Ban Over Network Clinton Programs (8/5/13)Newsmax.com, Drudge: Megyn Kelly Set to Replace Sean Hannity on Fox Prime-Time (8/9/13)Boston Magazine, Florida—Yes, That Florida—Is Trying […]


July 10th, 2013

COM in the News: June 2013

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Business Edward Boches Professor of the Practice, Advertising BostInno, Local Professor Weighs In on When Students Should Drop Out (6/5/13) Bloomberg, Apple’s TV Ads Touting Company Values Flop With Viewers (6/27/13) MSN, Apple’s new ads put consumers to sleep (6/27/13) USA Today, Report: Viewers not pleased with latest Apple ads (6/27/13) Christopher Cakebread Master Lecturer […]


June 26th, 2013

COM in the News: May 2013

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Business Ellen Ruppel Shell Co-Director, Center for Science & Medical Journalism Professor, Journalism The Globe and Mail, After Bangladesh, what’s the real cost of a cheap $8 shirt? (4/25/13) Hamilton Spectator, Emotional high from cheap deals (5/4/13) The Boston Globe, What should a shirt cost? (5/19/13) Frank Shorr Senior Lecturer, Journalism Christian Science Monitor, Cubs […]