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Northeastern launches media innovation program for journalists

Jeff Howe, an assis­tant pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern, has devel­oped a new track in the grad­uate jour­nalism pro­gram aimed at preparing mid-​​career reporters for the dig­ital age.

3Qs: What are you watching? #Now

We binge watch TV shows, live tweet along with actors, and indulge in increas­ingly com­pelling online pro­gram­ming. But these are just a few exam­ples of the TV industry’s recent evo­lu­tion, says Bill Lan­caster, a lec­turer in the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Studies.

A modern twist on Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Northeastern’s stu­dent the­atre pro­duc­tion of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, which opens Tuesday night, promises to com­ple­ment the play’s famous lines with a few surprises.

One character, thousands of stories

Tran­syl­vanian graphic artist Botond Részegh’s “Night­fall,” a painting series on dis­play at Gallery 360, is influ­enced by one former polit­ical pris­oner yet rep­re­sents the unknown sto­ries of many more.

The fight of her life

Bethany, the the­atre department’s first pro­duc­tion of 2014, tells the darkly comic story of a single mother’s struggle to regain what she’s lost at the height of the Great Reces­sion: her home and her daughter.

3Qs: The ‘Anchorman 2’ marketing blitz

The movie’s mar­keting cam­paign ranges from social media out­reach to tele­vi­sion appear­ances by char­acter Ron Bur­gundy. The strategy is inno­v­a­tive, if not some­what lim­ited in its ability to be repli­cated, says Bruce Clark, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of marketing.