Tag: College of Communication

COM makes USA TODAY’s top five journalism schools

College Factual analyzed colleges across the country and found the 10 best schools from which to receive your bachelor’s in journalism. COM made the top five. According to USA TODAY, “BU allows students to specialize within the journalism major, offering focus areas in broadcast journalism, magazine journalism, online journalism and straight journalism. The University also… Read More

Three students earn reporting fellowships

Three Boston University graduate students have been selected by BU and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for international health reporting this summer as part of the center’s growing Campus Consortium Partnership of 16 institutions of higher education. Kate Petcosky-Kulkarni (SHA ’08, SPH ’17), Nikita Sampath (COM ’16) and Caitlin Bawn (COM ’16) will spend… Read More

COM 2012 Presidential Campaign Coverage

BU student-journalists covered Mitt Romney in his home state during Super Tuesday, alongside a scrum of national and international correspondents. They produced a live half-hour TV and Web Campaign 2012 special, that covered four GOP Presidential candidates and four of the 10 Super Tuesday states, vote counts and what it all meant on the road… Read More

McKeen preaches the virtues of practice

Prof. William McKeen, chair of the Department of Journalism and professor of journalism (and Rock ‘n’ Roll), was recently profiled in the spring/summer 2011 edition of COMtalk, the Boston University College of Communication alumni magazine. In an excerpt from the COMtalk profile, McKeen talks about the graduate program in journalism, and how BU’s approach to… Read More

Prof. Mitchell Zuckoff featured in NYTimes video

  Prof. Mitchell Zuckoff, author of the book Ponzi’s Scheme: The True Story of a Financial Legend, is featured in the New York Times Dealbook video, Giving Fraud a Bad Name. More coverage Mitchell Zuckoff on the Bernard Madoff scandal. Additional links Explore journalism opportunities at Boston University. Visit COM’s graduate admissions page.

BU alumni report on the global phenomenon of forced child marriage

Photographer Stephanie Sinclair and journalist Cynthia Gorney reported on this issue for the June 2011 issue of National Geographic; Sinclair worked with the Pulitzer Center to create a multimedia presentation on the issue that synthesizes her work into a moving call to action. The Pulitzer Center commissioned additional reporting in Nepal on the consequences of… Read More

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