Category: Tom Fiedler

The political impact of the bombing on the Senate race

April 23rd, 2013 in 2013, College of Communication, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Boston On Lockdown: ‘Today Is So Much Scarier’

April 21st, 2013 in 2013, College of Communication, Newsmakers, NPR, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Tom Fiedler, College of Communication

Following reports of sudden, heavy police presence in Watertown, Boston police have asked residents to once again stay indoors…

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“The streets are eerily empty because of the safe-shelter policy and no mass transit,” said Tom Fiedler, dean of the communication school at Boston University, who lives on the edge of the campus. “None of the businesses that I can see on Kenmore Square have opened.”

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Notes On A Sex Scandal: Rebounding From Disgrace

April 11th, 2013 in 2013, Blogs, College of Communication, Newsmakers, NPR, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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It’s comeback season for public figures who have been disgraced by their own sex lives…

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“From the distance of 15 years, the public probably thinks very little about the fact that Bill Clinton was impeached by the House and tried by the Senate. That’s faded quite a bit.”

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Journalists on NRA “Enemies List” Speak Out On “Thuggish” and “Insane” Approach

February 6th, 2013 in 2013, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Tom Fiedler, College of Communication

Journalists who have been included on what is being called an “enemies list” of the National Rifle Association are speaking out about the designation, either welcoming the attention as a badge of honor for their work or criticizing the NRA for trying to intimidate them…

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“As for being on the NRA’s ‘enemies list,’ which comes from my days as a columnist and editorial-page editor at The Miami Herald, I am tremendously proud!  What great company to be among.”

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Brian McGrory named Globe’s new editor

December 21st, 2012 in 2012, Boston Globe, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Tom Fiedler, College of Communication

Brian McGrory, a 23-year veteran of The Boston Globe who has led groundbreaking coverage of corruption as an editor and whose columns have made him an essential voice in the region, will become the news organization’s next editor…

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Globe editor departing for gig at Washington Post

November 14th, 2012 in 2012, Boston Herald, College of Communication, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Tom Fiedler, College of Communication

The long-rumored departure of Boston Globe editor Marty Baron for the top slot at The Washington Post — the beleaguered broadsheet’s third bigwig to jump ship in recent months — has roiled the Morrissey Boulevard newsroom and set tongues wagging about a possible fire sale…

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Difference between a Barack Obama win and a Mitt Romney win

November 6th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Understanding the electoral process

November 5th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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Could Hurricane Sandy impact Election Day?

October 29th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Newsmakers, PoliticoArena, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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When disaster of any this magnitude strikes, those who are most severely affected will look to the federal government for assistance – both in the immediate aftermath and for the recovery…

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Should Obama take Trump’s $5 million offer?

October 24th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Newsmakers, PoliticoArena, Tom Fiedler 0 comments

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I hesitate to respond to this because it simply plays into Trump’s ego-maniacal need for self-promotion, which to him is well worth the $5 million…

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