Category: Boston Herald

CNN under fire for latest confrontational graphic

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication CNN reminded viewers in a banner across the bottom of the screen yesterday that, no, President Obama did not literally found ISIS, in a case of Donald Trump fact-checking that one media expert dubbed unnecessary… Expert quote: “I don’t think there’s a question in anybody’s mind that Obama […]

Study: Most Americans want end to tackle football before age 14

Boston Herald Robert Stern, School of Medicine A majority of Americans — both sports fans and 
non-spectators alike — say the NFL has failed to 
address the problem of sports-related concussions, and believes tackle football before the age of 14 should be eliminated, according to a poll conducted by 
University of Massachusetts Lowell researchers… Expert […]

FBI report adds sharp edge to Trump’s barbs

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Donald Trump’s “crooked Hillary” barbs gained a sharper edge from the FBI’s scathing appraisal of Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information — but that’s unlikely to change anyone’s mind in the sharply divided presidential race, political watchers say… Expert quote: “It’s another magazine in the ammunition he can […]

Great Britain’s move could trigger ‘Frexit’ and more upheaval

Boston Herald William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee School of Global Studies The potential for a so-called “Frexit” could loom following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, which is emboldening some far-right French pols to push for the 
country’s own break from the 
embattled EU… Expert quote: “If France were […]

Day care kids to undergo tuberculosis tests after case found

Boston Herald Kathryn Quissell, Boston Herald Parents of children who attend a Brookline day care center are having their kids tested for tuberculosis after state health officials announced a confirmed case at the facility… Expert quote: “(Health officials are) enforcing aggressive action to be preventive to make sure none of the kids who were exposed […]