Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, explains why women make up a very small percentage of “open computing” fields like Wikipedia, Linux, and Apache.
Dale Herbeck, professor and chair of the Department of Communication Studies, says the Internet, globalization, and the speed at which technology evolves has raised many questions regarding the law, freedom of expression, and privacy.
Senior Nick Fei turned his internship with the British Consulate-General in Hong Kong into a contractor position planning a global business week.
Without knowing Chinese before arriving, a Northeastern student is having a life-changing experience on co-op with at a luxury hotel in China.
On co-op in London, Northeastern student Elisabeth Fiumara gets an inside look at the cybersecurity and renewable energy industries.
A short film by Northeastern student Joel Marsh was selected to be screened at the 65th annual Cannes International Film Festival in May.
On co-op with a nonprofit organization in Ecuador, Northeastern student Amina Temkin found community-based solutions to poverty-based problems.
Co-op Ben Adams and alumnus Will Ritter work on the advance team for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign.
Joseph Reagle, new assistant professor of communication studies, is researching the formation of online communities and the cultural aspects of new media
Senior wins award to study artwork of German surrealist painter who was killed at Auschwitz, and pay tribute to her late father.
Northeastern students visit ninth graders in Boston to promote media literacy, and help them understand how TV and advertising messages may affect their daily lives
Comedian Tracy Morgan, known for his role as Tracy Jordan on the sitcom “30 Rock,” was widely criticized earlier this month after he made homophobic comments during a comedy show in Nashville. Some argue that people shouldn’t be upset by comedians’ offensive remarks. Others find this kind of comedy anything but funny. Here, Northeastern communication studies lecturer William Lancaster sheds some light on why offensive comedy is so common — and what’s really wrong with it.