Fiction is often inspired by fact, and fantasy grounded in reality. That’s no more evident than in Game of Thrones itself, where a deadly poison, a disfiguring disease, and a fiercely loyal species of animal have been inspired by real world beasts, brews, and afflictions. Here, Rebecca Certner, a PhD candidate in the Vollmer Lab at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, offers a look at the science behind the show’s epic fantasyland.
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.
We binge watch TV shows, live tweet along with actors, and indulge in increasingly compelling online programming. But these are just a few examples of the TV industry’s recent evolution, says Bill Lancaster, a lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies.
Red Sox players and management visited campus on Wednesday evening for a town-hall style meeting in which they discussed the upcoming season and fielded questions from the fired-up audience.
Chet Kanojia, a digital media technologist and Northeastern alumnus, discussed his groundbreaking online TV platform Aereo on Monday night in the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series.
Television and local radio personalities from MTV and JAM’N 94.5 radio came to campus on Tuesday to discuss their experiences in the media and entertainment industries with students in communication […]
Scott Swain, an assistant professor of marketing, discusses whether an ad-skipping technology could affect television’s business model.