WJLA Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication FBI Director James Comey’s confirmation that the agency is investigating ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russian forces that attempted to influence the 2016 election has instigated a new round of accusations, speculation, and conspiracy theories among Democrats… Expert quote: ““Everybody had a good day yesterday,” said Tobe […]
Boston Herald Jacob Groshek, College of Communication “McDonald’s blamed an “external source” for hacking into its corporate Twitter account to issue a tweet taunting President Trump yesterday — the latest instance of a popular new way to get attention, by hijacking high-profile sites.” Expert quote: “If we start to see this happening more frequently on […]
Boston Business Journal Jon Klarfeld, College of Communication The parent company of the Boston Globe applied for and received a $1.3 million tax break, spread over 10 years, from the city of Taunton as it plans to ramp up employment there to more than 600 people in the coming months… Expert quote: “The new offices in […]
Boston Globe Edward Boches, College of Communication It’s a business relationship that outlasted corporate ownership changes, office relocations, and chief executive departures… Expert quote: ““My guess is that Hill Holliday sees the writing on the wall, that there’s no way they can win this even if they did their best work,” Boches said.” View full […]
Christian Science Monitor By Tom Fiedler, College of Communication Not many months ago I was among the millions of moviegoers transfixed and inspired by the work of a small team of journalists at The Boston Globe – the Spotlight Team – who in 2002 told the shocking story of pedophile priests whose vile acts were […]
Harvard Business Review By Barbara Bickart, Susan Fournier (Questrom School of Business) and Martin Nisenholtz (College of Communication) “Throughout the recent U.S. presidential campaign, commentators of all political stripes urged Donald Trump to give his Twitter account a rest…” View full article.
Wired By Douglas Starr, School of Communication Imagine you’re part of a great swelling crowd, one of 60,000 people who fill up the cauldron of noise and chaos that is a sold-out football stadium… View full article
The Times of Israel Michelle A. Amazeen, College of Communication “’Propaganda is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert,’ wrote Adolf Hitler in 1924…” Expert Quote: “I think we are seeing a resistance to being accountable for what one says like never before.” View full article.
WBUR John Carroll, College of Communication Bernie and Phyl’s Furniture’s latest MBTA billboards resemble personal ads with sexually suggestive messaging, such as touting sectional sofas that are “really into the group thing”… Listen to full audio
USA Today Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication Presidents Day may be a time to remember presidents of the past and present, but it’s become just as well known for mattress sales… Expert quote: “Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer-themed products, leading up to the Super Bowl big-screen TV sales are popular, and Presidents Day is […]