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September 1st, 2013

COM in the News: August 2013


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), Drudge: Megyn Kelly Set to Replace Sean Hannity on Fox Prime-Time (8/9/13)Boston Magazine, Florida—Yes, That Florida—Is Trying […]

August 1st, 2013

COM in the News: July 2013

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July 10th, 2013

COM in the News: June 2013


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


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 […]

May 30th, 2013

Prof. Carter on when the truth is not the truth

Mass Comm, Advertising, Public Relations

From archived stories to social media postings and ubiquiotous camera in photos, “Privacy may itself be a vanishing right,” according to Prof. T. Barton Carter (COM ’78). In a recent conversation with BU Today, Prof. Carter talked about a recent The New York Times column from Bill Keller, which details the case of a Connecticut […]

May 16th, 2013

COM announces 2013 Blue Chip winners

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The Boston University College of Communication (COM) honored 12 outstanding seniors during COM’s annual Blue Chip Awards ceremony held on May 16, 2013 which was attended by students, parents, faculty and friends. The Blue Chip Award, the most prestigious student honor conferred by the College of Communication, recognizes graduating seniors for their achievements across several […]

April 30th, 2013

COM in the News: April 2013


Faculty Books Richard Lehr Professor, Journalism The Somerville News, Exploring the ‘why’ of Whitey (5/21/13) Mitch Zuckoff Professor, Journalism USA Today, Frozen in time: An epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II (5/24/13) The Boston Globe, Book review: ‘Frozen in Time’ by Mitchell Zuckoff (5/27/13) Film Mary […]

April 8th, 2013

COM in the News: March 2013


Advertising Chris Cakebread Master Lecturer Los Angeles Times, Honda splits its advertising account among three firms (3/19/13) John Verret Associate Professor, Advertising The New York Times, Why advertisers often ignore Baby Boomers (3/7/13) The Boston Globe, Ad firm Mullen wins $200m Acura advertising account (3/20/13) Film & TV Deborah L. Jaramillo Assistant Professor, Film & […]

March 1st, 2013

COM in the News: February 2013


Media John Carroll Assistant Professor, Mass Communication WBUR’s “Here and Now”, Super Bowl Ads: Winners and Losers (2/4/13) Thomas Fiedler Dean, College of Communication Professor of the Practice, Journalism Media Matters for America, Journalists on NRA “Enemies List” speak out (2/5/13) Richard Lehr Professor, Journalism The Boston Globe, Book review: ‘Whitey’ by Dick Lehr and […]

February 28th, 2013

COM in the News: January 2013

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Media Fred Bayles Director, State House Program Associate Professor, Journalism Milford Daily News, Opinions vary on media’s handling of Franklin chemist scandal (1/7/13) Tobe Berkovitz Associate Professor, Advertising BostInno, More digital advertising coming to MBTA stations and stops (1/25/13) Chris Cakebread Master Lecturer Business Week, Diet Coke brings back hunk ad; Viewers yawn (1/30/13) John […]