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October 30th, 2013

BU News Service wins two ONA Awards


The Boston University News Service was named the winner of two Online Journalism Awards at the 2013 Online News Association Conference. The student-run news service was nominated for the categories of Breaking News, small organization and for the student project category for its continuing coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, 2012. See […]

April 17th, 2013

Prof. Michelle Johnson named “Educator of the Year”


The National Association of Black Journalists is proud to announce the selection of Michelle Johnson as its 2013 Journalism Educator of the Year. The NABJ Board of Directors selected Johnson, an associate professor of practice in multimedia journalism at Boston University, to be recognized along with other top honorees this summer at NABJ’s 38th Annual […]

August 6th, 2012

Where the Mo-Jos (Mobile Journalists) Live


Victoria Price, Brittany Devane, Marie Torto, Professor Susan Walker, Keesa McKoy, Matt Reed, and Justin Bourke at Getty Images center at London Olympics Press Center. Photo courtesy of Keesa McKoy. Ever wonder how 23,000 journalists are able to cover the Olympics, with its scattered venues, enormous crowds and transportation delays? Boston University students visited the […]

August 3rd, 2012

Prof. Michelle Johnson receives AOJ Fellowship


The Association of Opinion Journalists Foundation recently honored Prof. Michelle Johnson with the 2012 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, recognizing Johnson for her work with diversity in journalism education. The Bingham Fellowship acknowledges a faculty member who has shown great initiative in mentoring college students and awards recipients for career-long contributions to students of color. Past […]

July 5th, 2012

Dispatch from London: Olympics Countdown


“London is ready.” That’s the declaration from an East End native and Olympics guide as well as a member of the Olympics Development Authority. Week One of BU’s Covering the London Olympics program kicked off with students visiting the major venues, including a “stingray” aquatics center, the Olympics Village and stadium. Security personnel are everywhere, […]

February 28th, 2012

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 […]

April 20th, 2011

Covering the Boston Marathon – Live


On your mark… get set… report! Spanning from the early morning start to the thrill of the finish line, multimedia journalism students in the Boston University News Service covered the Boston Marathon from all angles this year – live and in real time at the BUNS website. In advance of “Marathon Monday,” students wrote stories, […]

October 15th, 2010

COM students will write for Globe in new partnership


BU students will cover neighborhood and town news for’s “Your Town” hyper-local websites as part of their studies within the College of Communications in a new agreement announced between The Boston Globe and Boston University. The new program will launch later this fall and will be coordinated by BU professors and the Globe’s editors. […]