Tag: Boston Globe

Cinematheque Screening Series: Spotlight

Last week, the real-life reporters portrayed by A-list talent in the new film Spotlight celebrated how well the film stuck to the facts about the Boston Globe Spotlight team’s investigation of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston’s decades long cover-up of pedophile priests. The film opens today nationwide. The Pulitzer Prize–winning reporters—Sacha Pfeiffer (MET’94, SED’12),… Read More

COM student lands front page Boston Globe story

For his final project, journalism graduate student John Hilliard (’15) achieved a feat many journalists strive for their entire careers—getting his story published on the front page of the Boston Globe. The story was part of a semester-long project for the College of Communication’s Data Storytelling course, taught by COM Professor Maggie Mulvihill. The course… Read More

COM in the news: January 2012

COM professors sought for commentary recently include: Judith Austin Associate Professor, Communication Boston Business Journal, Hill Holliday gears up to pitch BofA (1/20/12) Fred Bayles Associate Professor, Journalism International Business Times, Romney’s Health Care Views Different From Obama, Republicans Say: Poll (1/26/12) Tobe Berkovitz Associate Professor, Advertising The Hill, Confident Obama struts his stuff (1/26/12)… Read More

COM students will write for Globe in new partnership

BU students will cover neighborhood and town news for Boston.com’s “Your Town” hyper-local websites as part of their studies within the College of Communications in a new agreement announced between The Boston Globe and Boston University. The new program will launch later this fall and will be coordinated by BU professors and the Globe’s editors…. Read More

Ellen Ruppel Shell: Fatal magnetism of Port-au-Prince

Journalism Professor Ellen Ruppel Shell wrote an op-ed published in the Boston Globe on April 8 called "Fatal magnetism of the city." Shell explains how the destruction of Haiti in this year’s earthquake was magnified by overcrowding in Port-au-Prince: Pledges dribbling in from the United States and Europe were horrifyingly low, adding up to a… Read More

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