Jonathan Kaufman, the new director of Northeastern’s School of Journalism, holds forth on what attracted him to the university, which media organizations journalism students should follow on Twitter, and what makes the best news stories.
Journalist Dan Peleschuk, AS’09, is covering the unrest in Ukraine for Global Post, an online U.S. news organization.
Sixteen journalism students traveled to Jordan to report on the Middle East through a Dialogue of Civilizations program.
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.