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February 11th, 2014

Zuckoff’s Libya book gets Hollywood’s attention


Prof. Mitchell Zuckoff‘s latest book, “Thirteen Hours: A Firsthand Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” has drawn interest from Paramount as a movie, according to The Boston Globe and other media outlets. The book, which is expected to be released in Spring 2014, is a non-fiction narrative account of the attack on the U.S. […]

April 30th, 2013

Zuckoff’s Frozen in Time recounts WWII epic ordeal


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 3rd, 2012

Zuckoff honored for ‘Lost in Shangri-La’


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 […]

January 9th, 2012

COM in the news: January 2012

Mass Communication

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) […]

November 15th, 2011

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.

June 23rd, 2011

Zuckoff visits The Daily Show


Professor Mitchell Zuckoff visited The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on June 22 to talk about his new WWII-era book, Lost in Shangri-La. The Daily Show – Mitchell Zuckoff Tags: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Related Links Returning to Shangri-la Mitchell Zuckoff’s biography New York Times review Explore […]

April 26th, 2011

Zuckoff returns to Shangri-La


In Prof. Mitchell Zuckoff’s newest book – Lost in Shangri-La – he discovers a nearly forgotten tale of a World War II-era plane crash that left three Americans stranded in an eerie, little-known part of world, surrounded by mountains and jungle. Here, the three castaways lived alongside a New Guinean tribe, which ate the hands […]