Tag: Caryl Rivers

COM in the news: Late summer 2012

COM professors sought for commentary recently include: Election 2012/Politics 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… Read More

Caryl Rivers’ Virgins released as e-book

Prof. Caryl Rivers’ best-selling novel, Virgins, is back in circulation—thanks to Diversion Press, a new e-publisher. The Boston Globe’s Jan Gardner, in her book column, “Word on the Street” reported, “In Virgins, Catholic schoolgirls coming of age in the mid-1950s chafe at a world that refuses to take women seriously. The 1984 comic novel by… 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 prof’s book challenges gender stereotypes

BU journalism professor Caryl Rivers is a nationally known journalist, columnist, media critic and author of 15 books. Her newest book, The Truth about Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children (Columbia University Press, 2011) is coauthored by Rosalind C. Barnett, a Brandeis University women’s studies researcher, and addresses the widespread belief that… Read More

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