Tagged: Fred Bayles

Experts available on mid-term elections

October 22nd, 2010 in Politics 0 comments

The following Boston University professors are available to comment on the upcoming mid-term elections:

07-2325-008Tom Whalen, Associate professor, Social Science; Expert on Modern American politics and culture; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena

Contact 617-353-4785, tjw64@bu.edu

 

 

wilsonGraham Wilson, Department Chair Political Science; Expert on American politics; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena

Contact 617-353-2540, gkwilson@bu.edu

 

 

fiedler_tom-96x96Tom Fiedler, Dean of College of Communication, Expert on American politics; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena

Contact 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu

 

berkovitz_tobe-96x96Tobe Berkovitz, Associate professor, Advertising; Expert on media strategy and political advertising

Contact 617-353-7724, tobetv@bu.edu

 

bayles_fred-96x96Fred Bayles, Associate professor, Journalism, Director of the State House Program; Expert on Massachusetts politics

Contact 617-353-7736, fbayles@bu.edu

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Boston Globe bidding deadline

October 8th, 2009 in Media 0 comments

Boston Globe FutureWith the bidding deadline for the Boston Globe here, some question if the two potential buyers – the California investment firm Platinum Equity, and the Taylor family – can handle the reported $115 milion in pension liabilities.  Journalism Professor Fred Bayles, a former AP and USA Today reporter and long-time Globe watcher, says this all reflects the general state of the newspaper industry.

“Newspapers still can make money, especially if they trim off the excesses in staff and equipment acquired during the rock ‘n’ roll years. The Globe could be one of them if the pension and other obligations can be dealt with.”

Contact Fred Bayles, 617-353-7736, fbayles@bu.edu

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