How might President-Elect Donald Trump’s communication tactics change the future of presidential communication? One expert says, “Trump’s use of Twitter is more evolution than revolution. It’s his language that is revolutionary, and I suspect that language will permanently alter political communication styles.” We spoke with journalism and political science experts to find out more.
Accusations of plagiarism against Melania Trump following her speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday have raised questions about the line between borrowing and cribbing someone else’s words. We asked former speechwriter Greg Goodale, associate professor at Northeastern, when a speech crosses that line and whether Trump did.
The Northeastern community came together for wheat-pasting public art projects, a block party, and an interdisciplinary panel discussion centered on Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s artist residency, which is focused on addressing street harassment of women and using art to provoke social change.
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, Northeastern’s new artist-in-residence, plans to turn campus into a temporary hub for artistic activism.
First-year students in a service-learning-based public-speaking course are changing the world—and boosting their self-confidence—one word at a time.
We asked three faculty experts to weigh in on Barack Obama’s election night victory and what we can expect from him going forward.
A day after the nation went to the polls, we’re talking to Northeastern faculty members about President Barack Obama’s electoral win over Republican Mitt Romney, despite an extremely close popular vote count. Check in throughout the day to see what experts from across the university are saying about what the results mean for the nation and the world.
Experts in political analysis, public speaking and presidential debates weigh in on Thursday’s debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
In the eighth edition of recent faculty books, we highlight works about the persuasive use of sounds, interpreting the day’s news in a post-9/11 religious landscape and Croatia’s decade of architectural experimentation.
In his new book, “Sonic Persuasion: Reading Sound in the Recorded Age,” Greg Goodale, assistant professor of communication studies, critically analyzes how a wide range of actual sounds — from U.S. presidents’ audio recordings to cartoon soundtracks — have been used as persuasive devices, often providing greater meaning to interpretations of identity, culture and history.
Service-learning course introduces students to the nuts and bolts of how laws get passed.
As the nation rebounds from economic disaster and faces political divide in Washington, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address Tuesday night that put the economy front […]
Northeastern students lobby state legislators to pass a bill on behalf of local foster youth
Quarterly Journal of Speech 96, no. 2 (May 2010).
(with Jeremy Engels) Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 7, no. 1 (March 2010).
(with Carey Noland, David Marshall, and Hans Schlecht) Journal of Health and Mass Communication 1, no. 3-4 (Summer/Fall 2009).