Marches and demonstrations aimed at shaping the conversation around race and social inequalities captured the nation’s attention in 2014. Here, Northeastern assistant professor Sarah Jackson talks about what we’ve learned from recent activism and what we might expect in 2015.
Stuart Scott, the longtime ESPN sportscaster, died Sunday at the age of 49 after a seven-year battle with cancer. Here, Charles Fountain, an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University, discusses Scott’s legacy as one of sports broadcasting’s signature voices.
The true crime podcast from This American Life “takes us back to one of the most basic tenets of storytelling: suspense,” says journalist Dina Kraft, associate program coordinator of Northeastern’s Media Innovation program.
Northeastern celebrated Parent and Family Weekend, as students, their families, and the rest of the university community came together to experience a host of exciting campus events.
Victoria Oggioni, AMD’15, is familiar with working offstage. On Tuesday, she will make just her second appearance on the stage, starring in Antigone, the theatre department’s first production of the academic year.
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.
The other day I starred the following headline in my RSS feed: “Any Two Pages on the Web Are Connected By 19 Clicks or Less.” I didn’t read it immediately […]
Joseph Reagle, new assistant professor of communication studies, is researching the formation of online communities and the cultural aspects of new media
President Obama, who’s known for his social media savvy, held the first-ever Twitter Town Hall meeting last week, where he answered the public’s questions about taxes, jobs and the economy. Dan Kennedy, an associate professor of journalism, is an expert in news reporting and social networks. Here, he discusses Obama’s choice to engage the public through Twitter, and the use of social media by presidential candidates and journalists.
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