Tech News World John Carroll, College of Communication “Three high-profile Internet brands this week announced initiatives to combat “fake news” online…” Expert quote: “When people start to doubt the reliability of Google’s search results, that can undermine what people have relied on Google for since its inception.” View full article.
The Conversation by Christopher Daly, College of Communication “When the United States declared war on Germany 100 years ago, the impact on the news business was swift and dramatic…” View full article.
Newsmax Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication “Donald Trump and the U.S. media may still be at war after the president’s first 100 days but both sides are also reaping benefits from the hostilities between the former reality TV star and what he calls the “fake news” industry…” Expert quote: “Trump has been gold for the […]
The Media Briefing Michelle Amazeen, College of Communication In late February, the academic journal Digital Journalism published findings from a new study on audience reactions to native advertising… Expert quote: ““Although it’s very convenient,” she says, “it’s harder to know which stories are considered front page news because there’s no longer a front page.” View […]
PR Weekly By Tom Fielder, College of Communication Seventy years ago, in the aftermath of World War II and on the cusp of the Cold War, then-Boston University President Daniel Marsh saw the need for creating an academic institution encompassing all the fields of mass communication and founded on principles of “truth and honor…” View full article
Sinclair Broadcast Group Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication “After President Donald Trump met with members of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at the White House Wednesday, the New York Times posted a story noting that fewer players attended the event than met with President Barack Obama in 2015…” Expert quote: “Trump came into […]
Boston Herald Tom Fiedler, College of Communication “The ouster of cable superstar Bill O’Reilly amid sexual harassment allegations presents the Fox News Channel with its toughest challenge since its 1996 launch, expert say, as the network attempts to replace its marquee talent and attract a younger generation of viewers…” Expert quote: “I think this is […]
Yahoo Finance John Carroll, College of Communication “Up until a blink of an eye ago, Bill O’Reilly was the strongest franchise at the strongest cable news channel in America…” Expert Quote: “If Bill O’Reilly is toxic enough that Fox News is dropping him, I’m wondering what other media organization would want to take a chance.” […]
Boston Globe Tobe Berkowitz, College of Communication “Fox News, powered by its strong conservative bent, is the most popular national cable news network. But in liberal Greater Boston, the brand has become a liability for the local Fox affiliate…” Expert quote: “Will this have a major impact? No,” Berkovitz said. “But it can’t hurt.” View full […]
WBUR John Carroll, College of Communication We look at what happened in D.C. this week, including reaction to the U.S. military strike on Syria, following a deadly chemical weapons attack earlier this week… View full interview