Category: John Carroll

Boston could survive a zombie attack, and other rankings

Boston Globe (subscription required) John Carroll, College of Communication Here in Boston, we’re generally miserable — and yet, surprisingly stress-free… Expert quote: “No. 1, people love lists. No. 2, people are incredibly competitive. And No. 3, people are incredibly jealous of other people. So these lists play into all of that, in terms of attracting […]

Clinton convention speech may have aimed too far left to hit independents

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton faced extraordinarily high expectations in her acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night… Expert quote: “Hillary Clinton was looking to appeal to the crowd inside the convention center. Her first job was to unite the people who were there […]

Convention to test whether Bill Clinton still has magic touch

McClatchy Newspapers John Carroll, College of Communication Selling Barack Obama was easy. Tuesday, Bill Clinton faces a more difficult challenge: selling Hillary Clinton as a future president… Expert quote:“There is something strange that happens when Bill Clinton campaigns for his wife. For some reason, he loses some of his political equilibrium and political sure-footedness when […]

Snapchat’s Curious About-Face

TechNewsWorld John Carroll, College of Communication Fleeting memories will be a thing of the past with a new Snapchat feature currently rolling out… Expert quote: “Snapchat wants to add another dimension to itself that they hope will appeal to a wider audience, including an older demographic, but by introducing something that has appeal to an […]

Democratic Convention’s growing list of speakers hints at star-studded event

Sinclair Broadcast Group John Carroll, College of Communication As Hillary Clinton prepares to accept her party’s nomination for the presidency, The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) has been making preparations of their own as they line up speakers for what is shaping up to be a star-studded convention week… Expert quote: “The first thing Bill […]