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Pentagon set to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

July 22nd, 2011 in Politics 0 comments

The Pentagon is set to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Boston University international relations professor Michael Corgan, a former U.S. Naval Academy graduate who also taught there, offers the following comment: “I think we should be prepared for a spate of inconsequential or even frivolous stories about what happens when the policy is… MORE

Campaign manager for Jon Huntsman resigns

July 21st, 2011 in Politics 0 comments

The campaign manager for GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman has resigned. Communications director Matt David will become the new campaign manager. Boston University professor Tom Whalen, an expert in American politics, is available to comment on what this means for the Huntsman campaign. Contact Tom at 978-888-3131 or tjw64@comcast.net

James Post talks to Bloomberg Television on what’s next for Rupert Murdoch & leadership at News Corp.

July 20th, 2011 in Media, Uncategorized 0 comments

  Contact James Post at 617-353-4162, jepost@bu.edu

The reputation of Rupert Murdoch

July 19th, 2011 in Media, Uncategorized 0 comments

Peter Morrissey is an associate professor of public relations at Boston University’s College of Communication. He is also an expert in reputation management and offers the following comments on what steps Rupert Murdoch should take in regard to his PR and reputation. “Rupert Murdoch is trying to stay above water, but I’m sure the News… MORE

Campaign 2012: Tom Fiedler & John Carroll on polls

July 15th, 2011 in Campaign 2012, Politics 0 comments

In today’s installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series, Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication, and John Carroll, an assistant professor of mass communication, share their views on whether the public should be paying attention to presidential polls. Contact Tom Fiedler at 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN Contact John Carroll at 617-353-3493, carroll7@bu.edu, Twitter:… MORE

Can the Red Sox keep it going?

July 15th, 2011 in Sports, Videos 0 comments

With the All-Star break over, all eyes in baseball are now on October. So, can the Boston Red Sox keep their season going strong? Thomas Whalen, Associate Professor of Social Science at Boston University and author of When the Red Sox Ruled: Baseball’s First Dynasty 1912 – 1918 (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, Inc.), offers analysis… MORE

Cornelius Hurley on the debt ceiling crisis

July 15th, 2011 in Politics 0 comments

With the August 2 default deadline looming, President Obama and the GOP are still miles apart on an agreement in their debt ceiling crisis debate. Cornelius Hurley, a professor at Boston University’s School of Law and director of the school’s Center for Finance, Law & Policy, gave his view in a post earlier this week… MORE

Campaign 2012: Tom Fiedler & John Carroll on polls

July 15th, 2011 in Politics, Videos 0 comments

In today’s installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series, Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication, and John Carroll, an assistant professor of mass communication, share their views on whether the public should be paying attention to presidential polls. Contact Tom Fiedler at 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN Contact John Carroll at 617-353-3493, carroll7@bu.edu, Twitter:… MORE

Tom Fiedler on News of the World scandal

July 14th, 2011 in Media 0 comments

Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication, talks to WBZ-TV about the scandal facing Rupert Murdoch’s empire and what it means for American journalism. Contact Tom at 617-353-3488, tfielder@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN.

Kevin Gallagher on the debt ceiling crisis

July 14th, 2011 in Politics 0 comments

In an opinion piece for the British newspaper The Guardian published in May, Boston University international relations professor Kevin Gallagher wrote why it’s important that the U.S. raise the debt ceiling. “The US should raise the debt ceiling and increase government spending toward infrastructure and green technologies in order to expand the economy. Without growth,… MORE