The BU Alumni Education office sponsored a talk Tuesday, October 13 by COM Professor Lou Ureneck about the destruction of the city of Smyrna in 1922 and the first genocide of the 20th Century. Relating the story that he tells in his book, The Great Fire, Ureneck explained how a 10-year religious cleansing in Asia… Read More
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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… Read More
In this second part of a COMtalk series about how media can stay profitable online, we ask the crucial question of some old-line, forward-thinking print journalists. By Corinne Steinbrenner Media experts predict the future of newspapers won’t include paper at all. The future of newspapers (or, more accurately, of news organizations that have historically distributed… Read More
Professor Lou Ureneck was a panelist in September at the annual meeting of the International Press Institute in Vienna. He discussed the role of the blogger as journalist and described his experience as a blogger for The New York Times, where he produced a multimedia blog about a cabin he built in Maine. From Ureneck’s… Read More
Ten COM faculty were featured speakers at the New England Scholastic Press Association’s 61st annual conference Friday, May 1. More than 550 students and teachers from all over the region attended special sessions on contemporary journalism topics and heard Lou Ureneck, chairman of the Department of Journalism, deliver the keynote speech.