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Boston Marathon bombings had professor fearing for her students Michelle Johnson, College of Communication Michelle Johnson had spent most of her day working from a classroom in Boston University’s College of Communication. From her makeshift newsroom, roughly one-and-a-half miles from the Boston Marathon finish line, Johnson sent out a message to her students – check in as soon as possible… Expert quote: “We had […]

Financial Dispute Weakens Journalists’ Push for Unity

New York Times Michelle Johnson, College of Communication Nearly every four years since the mid-1990s, hundreds of journalists like those gathering here this week have come together under the banner of “Unity: Journalists of Color,” a nod toward the conference’s efforts to increase the number of minorities in newsrooms across the country… View article