Author: Lindsy Goldberg

Communication Research Colloquium Series Hosts Dr. Joshua Darr on 11/11/21

On November 11, the Communication Research Center is pleased to host Dr. Joshua Darr,Assistant Professor, Manship School of Mass Communication and Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University. Home Style Opinion: How Local Newspapers Can Slow Polarization Local newspapers can hold back the rising tide of political division in America by turning away from […]

CRC Fellows Mourn the Passing of Dr. Donald L. Shaw

On behalf of CRC Fellows, Dr. Lei Guo offers a few words on the significance of Dr. Shaw’s work for the field of communication and understanding media effects: “Dr. Donald Shaw, one of the most influential scholars in communication research, passed away on October 19th, 2021. Dr. Shaw was best known for his work, with […]

Communication Research Colloquium Series Hosts Dr. Yi Grace Ji

        Dr. Yi Grace Ji, Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication, Advertising, and Public Relations will be discussing antecedents and outcomes of stakeholder engagement on Thursday, October 21st 2021 from 3:30-4:30pm in HAR 222 — as part of the Boston University Communication Research Colloquium Series. Dr. Ji will be presenting […]

How To Fight Vaccine Misinformation

Story by Andrew Thurston Just after Christmas, a Wisconsin pharmacist attempted to destroy 570 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, yanking precious vials from a storage refrigerator. According to multiple reports, he’d become convinced it could alter human DNA. It can’t. Nor, as other false rumors have claimed, will it allow the government to track you […]