Category: Tobe Berkovitz

Trump’s stagecraft on display in first public events since election

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication President-elect Donald Trump appeared at a Carrier factory in Indiana Thursday to tout an agreement that resulted in about 800 American jobs being saved, reveling in a fresh taste of the showmanship that powered his campaign and an opportunity to claim he is already keeping his promises… […]

Live elevator cam gives C-SPAN a lift

Boston Herald Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication C-SPAN’s live camera feed of the golden elevators at Trump Tower — showing a parade of media titans and potential White House appointees coming and going — has spawned the hashtag #elevatorcam and a spike in viewers for the usually dry congressional channel… Expert quote: “This is an […]

After losses on Mass. ballot questions, big challenges for Baker

Boston Globe Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communications After living a politically charmed life for the past two years, Governor Charlie Baker now faces his first serious turbulence, having been dealt a setback by voters who rejected two contentious ballot campaigns on which he staked considerable political capital. Expert quote: “He has been a serious voice […]

The evening news, according to Donald Trump

Boston Globe Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication A new nightly Facebook Live TV show from the headquarters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may not win him votes… Expert quote: “You think Trump’s going to pour a few hundred million of his own money into that? Hell, he didn’t do that for his own campaign.” […]