Tag: COM

Boston University Journalism Students to Cover 2012 Olympic Games

CONTACT: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 or kjastive@bu.edu (Boston) – Student journalists from Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) have arrived in London to begin their local lens coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games for six New England news organizations. These 14 students will provide multimedia coverage, including videos, tweets and blog updates, from a newsroom set up in […]

Veteran NECN Anchor R.D. Sahl Joins BU Faculty

Long-time New England Cable News (NECN) anchor R. D. Sahl will join the journalism department at Boston University beginning in January 2011. Sahl, who brings to BU 40 years of broadcast journalism experience, will remain at NECN as a special contributor. “It’s been my privilege to be part of NECN for more than 13 years. This […]

How is Social Media Changing the News Landscape?

In the age of Twitter and other social media networks, where anyone can “break news,” how is traditional journalism changing, who are the true journalists, and what is the difference between news and information?  Those were just a few of the interesting questions examined at The Media Landscape: How Social Journalism Is Changing the News […]

BU Journalism Students to Report for Boston.com's "Your Town"

A  new educational program announced today between The Boston Globe and Boston University’s College of Communication (COM), will enable BU journalism students to cover Boston-area neighborhood and town news for Boston.com’s “Your Town” websites as part of their studies within COM. According to a press release, the new program will launch later this fall and will be coordinated […]

Donald K. Wright Named Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations

Boston University today announced that it has named Donald K. Wright the Harold Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations. The appointment, effective for five years, was announced by Tom Fiedler, Dean of BU’s College of Communication (COM), who called Wright an internationally known professor, researcher and corporate communications consultant. Established in honor of Harold […]