On Sunday night, the world was captivated by news coverage of President Obama’s stunning announcement that Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, had been killed by U.S. special forces after 10 years of pursuit. Steven Burgard, director of Northeastern University’s School of Journalism, analyzes what directions media questions and reports may lead from here, and the challenges journalists face in ensuring speedy but accurate reporting in the digital age.
As real estate tycoon and TV personality Donald Trump mulls a run for the U.S. presidency, Alan Schroeder, associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University and author of the book “Celebrity-in-Chief: How Show Business Took Over the White House,” discusses the relationship between celebrity and political power.
Professor Charles Fountain, whose book, “Under the March Sun,” examines the spring training season, offers his insights on spring training’s survival, despite the struggling Florida and Arizona economies, and the innocence it manages to maintain.
Director of Northeastern’s journalism school started his career in news by broadcasting the word each night to 900 U.S. Navy shipmates
Connections made through co-op sparked the legal career of alumna Linda Stewart Dalianis, who was recently sworn in as chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court
Journalism student’s global marketing and language skills help put him on career fast track