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February 13th, 2015

David Carr: 1956 – 2015


David Carr, Andrew R. Lack professor and New York Times business columnist and culture reporter, collapsed in the newsroom of the New York Times about 9 p.m. Feb. 12, and was taken to St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was 58. In memoriam Read the New York Times obituary. For more BU […]

May 1st, 2014

JO student work among New England’s best


Dana Hatic, Prof. Susan Walker, Honah Liles, Prof. Elizabeth Mehren, Prof. Michelle Johnson and Mike Neff pose for a photo following the Mark of Excellence awards luncheon. Boston University journalism students won a raft of awards in the past year for their breaking news and features reporting, and for overall excellence. Student-run media (BUTV-10, WTBU […]

April 11th, 2014

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellows named


The Boston University College of Communication (COM), School of Public Health (SPH) and the Center for Global Health & Development have named Sascha Garrey (SPH ’14) and Selin Thomas (COM ’14) recipients of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting fellowships. The Boston University Program on Crisis Response and Reporting brings journalists and global health specialists […]

April 11th, 2014

Journalism grad student named ethics fellow


Graduate journalism student Samantha Pickette is one of 12 young journalists chosen by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics, or FASPE, to participate in a two-week program this summer in New York, Germany and Poland. FASPE, now in its fifth year of operation, is a unique international program that explores the history […]

March 3rd, 2014

Rivers: Online, message to women is ‘Shut up!’


Though many believe gender discrimination is a thing of the past, research shows women bear the brunt of harassment and discrimination online. Prof. Caryl Rivers draws on the findings of her recent book, The New Soft War on Women to give context to recent instances of feminine voices silenced by the so-called “harmless male trolls […]

February 25th, 2014

Ureneck: Ukrainians searching for economic justice


Prof. Lou Ureneck weighs in on the antigovernment protests rocking Ukraine for The Boston Globe using the insight he gained as a Fulbright scholar in 2011. Ureneck spent the year teaching business journalism to young Ukrainians at the National University in Kiev – shaping his view of the current protests – and the protesters. From […]

February 19th, 2014

WTBU nominated for national college radio award


With your help, Boston University’s WTBU radio station could be named the best college radio station in the country. WTBU is one of 10 stations nominated for the College Radio Woodie in mtvU’s Woodie Awards, which annually recognize top college radio stations as well as up-and-coming artists popular with college students. Votes for “the beat […]

January 15th, 2014

Jamie Bologna named 2014 WBUR Fellow


Broadcast journalism graduate student Jamie Bologna Jamie Bologna has been named the WBUR Fellow for 2014. During the spring semester he will work for the WBUR program Radio Boston and over the summer he will produce a special project for WBUR. Jamie is a graduate student in broadcast journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. […]

November 13th, 2013

COM alumna receives 2013 Pathbreaker Award


An estimated 100,000 American children are exploited through sex trafficking every year in the United States. To recognize a national leader in the fight to end sex trafficking, Shared Hope International will present one of its three 2013 Pathbreaker Awards to Husch Blackwell Partner Cynthia L. Cordes (’01) . Cordes recently joined the firm’s Government […]

November 1st, 2013

COM in the News: October 2013


Media Edward Boches Professor of the Practice, Advertising Boston Globe, Santander aims for US acceptance with a new media campaign (10/26/13) John Carroll Assistant Professor, Mass Communication NECN, Broadside: Mass. 5th Congressional primary ads (10/15/13)Brockton Enterprise News, 4 things to watch for in tonight’s Brockton mayoral debate (10/16/13)WBUR “Radio Boston”, Boston Mayor’s Race Has Few […]