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April 30th, 2013

Zuckoff’s Frozen in Time recounts WWII epic ordeal

Journalism

Like his best-selling Lost in Shangri-La, Mitchell Zuckoff’s new book is a page-turning true story of heroism and survival on a remote front during World War II. Where Shangri-La tells the tale of a plane crash that left a group of U.S. servicemen and members of the Women’s Army Corps fending for themselves in the […]


April 30th, 2013

COM in the News: April 2013

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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

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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

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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

Film & Television

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 […]


February 14th, 2013

COM in the News: December 2012

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Business John Carroll Assistant Professor, Mass Communication WBUR’s Cognoscenti, Facebook Announcements Can Be Confusing. Let Us Explain (12/6/12) Hyun-Yeul Lee Assistant Professor, Communication Forbes, Will the Redesigned YouTube Hurt the Retailers That Use It? (12/8/12) Media Tobe Berkovitz Associate Professor, Advertising WCVB, Prank Apology Edward Boches Professor of the Practice, Advertising Forbes, Minecraft as Mind […]


September 14th, 2012

Thistle named to Mass. Broadcasters Hall of Fame

Journalism

The late broadcast journalism program director Jim Thistle is now a member of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame, inducted before hundreds of friends, family and colleagues at a ceremony in Quincy, Mass., on Sept. 13. Thistle was remembered at the induction ceremony as a “hands-on” news director during the pre-Internet heyday of local news; […]


April 18th, 2012

Prof’s documentary wins top honors at film festival

Film & Television

Prof. Garland Waller’s No Way Out But One, a documentary about a mother who resorts to kidnapping her children to save them from domestic violence, won best documentary at the Bare Bones International Film Festival in Muskogee, Okla. Additionally, Waller, who co-produced the film with Barry Nolan and Toby Kleinman, was presented with a medal […]


April 3rd, 2012

McKeen wins Florida Book Awards medal for ‘Mile Marker Zero’

Journalism

Prof. William McKeen won the Florida Book Award gold medal for Mile Marker Zero, a rollicking look at Key West. From a profile of McKeen’s book in The Gainesville Sun: Through the eyes of writers and artists like Tom Corcoran, Tom McGuane and Russell Chatham, McKeen takes readers to the two-by-four mile town during the […]


April 3rd, 2012

Zuckoff honored for ‘Lost in Shangri-La’

Journalism

On Apr. 2, Prof. Mitch Zuckoff’s book Lost in Shangri-La was awarded the 2012 Laurence L. & Thomas Winship/PEN New England Award for nonfiction. Zuckoff’s book follows the strange events following a post-WWII plane crash in a land untouched by the outside world. From the book’s website: On May 13, 1945, twenty-four officers and enlisted […]