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August 8th, 2012

Students visit world’s largest broadcast control room


Prof. Susan Walker peers into the largest television broadcast control room in the world, where audio and video are prepared for an estimated audience of 4.8 billion people. Photo by Keesa McKoy. The image factory of the London Olympics is found at the International Broadcast House alongside the Olympic Park in London. That’s where the […]

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 […]

July 31st, 2012

Olympic coverage spans sports, politics & business


Kate Johnson sports her British flag headband in Leicester Square for ringing of the bells. (Photo by Ashley Lisenby © Boston University News Service) From the streets to the stadium, student reporters in BU’s London Olympics program have covered many stories of the 2012 London Olympics. Among them: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s visit, a […]