Category: The Daily Beast

Boston Mayor Tom Menino Sidelined in Marathon Explosions’ Aftermath

The Daily Beast Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication Hours after two bombs apparently packed with ball bearings and shrapnel ripped apart the celebratory conclusion of the Boston Marathon, the press gathered for a grim and familiar ritual… Expert quote: “He is a very hands-on mayor. For someone like Tom Menino to not be out and […]

Stop Blaming Newtown Tragedy On Mental Illness

The Daily Beast David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders In the wake of the terrible events of last Friday in Newtown, which left 27 dead—20 of them young schoolchildren—social media such as Twitter and Facebook played a key role in communicating the shocking news and expressing an international […]