Boston Herald T. Barton Carter, College of Communication Sweeping changes are likely to come to the FCC under new leadership and President Trump in office, but will most likely not have any impact on the merger between Entercom and CBS Radio. Expert quote: “You can’t just suddenly change the rules, you have to go through […]
Boston Globe T. Barton Carter, College of Communication Entercom Communications Corp. and CBS Corp. said Thursday that they have agreed to merge Entercom with CBS Radio, a deal that would create the nation’s second-largest radio group and shake up the Boston market, where the companies own a combined 10 stations… Expert quote: T. Barton Carter, […]
Newsday Thomas Perls, School of Medicine On a typical day, Edward Palkot tools around in his car throughout Garden City, his home since 1939… Expert quote: Obviously, a good sense of humor is an asset for hitting 100, but other factors, notably medical advances since 1900 and genetics, have played a factor in the rising […]
Boston Globe Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication Is Budweiser, a beer created by German immigrants and now owned by a Belgian company with a Brazilian CEO, picking a bar fight with the new US president over immigration?… Expert Quote: “It threads the needle really nicely,” he said.
Reuters Cornelius Hurley, School of Law Most U.S. corporate bosses have stayed silent on President Donald Trump’s immigration curbs, underscoring the sensitivities around opposing policies that could provoke a backlash from the White House… Expert quote: “Industries including banking, healthcare and auto manufacturing see themselves on the cusp of a new era of deregulation, and […]
Smithsonian Jay Wexler, School of Law In 1789, the year of George Washington’s election, America had spent six years recovering from the Revolutionary War and twice that amount of time trying to nail down what form the new nation’s government would take… Expert quote: “It does create a permanent class of citizens who keep their […]
USA Today Jay Wexler, School of Law As president, Donald Trump could profit substantially from foreign officials seeking to influence the new leader of the free world, a development that would violate the U.S. Constitution… Expert quote: “There’s enormous potential for foreign influence over national policy, which is something we’ve always guarded against.” View full […]
Washington Post John Carroll, College of Communication On a sweltering day this summer, a handful of protesters gathered outside an AMC movie theater in Times Square, holding red signs proclaiming “AMC = American Movie Communists.”… Expert quote: “The odds are that it’s the film-making community. They certainly have a dog in this fight.” View full […]
STAT News Sabra Botch-Jones, School of Medicine The findings made headlines when they came out recently — more Americans failing workplace drug checks than at any time in the last decade… Expert quote: “You don’t want to perform so many wash steps that you destroy what you’re looking for.” View full article
Water is Cape Cod’s lifeblood, its raison d’être—and its Achilles’ heel. It also shaped the career of epidemiologist Ann Aschengrau, who studied Cape residents that were exposed, sometimes for years, to a neurotoxin and probable carcinogen in their drinking water. View full BU Research article on expert Aschengrau here.