A production of the Communication Research Center at the College of Communication at Boston University. Presentations and interviews with communication researchers on new studies, developments in theory, and recent applications of research and theory.
Do the media tell us what to think about?05/04/2012 Duration: 45min
Maxwell McCombs presents a summary and forward-looking view of agenda-setting research. At the DeFleur Distinguished Lecture Series.
T. Barton Carter - Who is safe in this harbor? Rethinking Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act08/03/2012 Duration: 52min
A discussion of Section 230 of the Communication Decency Act.
Denis Wu – Journalism + public relations ? News media of Taiwan14/02/2012 Duration: 40min
A colloquium presentation at the CRC focusing on the intersection of news and PR in Taiwan.
Don Wright – A longitudinal analysis of the increased use of social and emerging media in public relations practice06/12/2011 Duration: 41min
A presentation on the increasing use of new and emerging media by public relations practitioners.NOTE: Due to a technical error, there are some gaps in the recording of this podcast.
Bill McKeen – Serendipity17/11/2011 Duration: 56min
Bill McKeen discusses the role of serendipity in his work as a journalist and author.
Steve Lacy – Digital journalism: Framing transformation and understanding impact20/10/2011 Duration: 01h47s
The inaugural lecture in the Melvin DeFleur Distinguished Lecture Series. This lecture is also available on video.
Marco Gui – Attracted but unsatisfied: The effects of arousing content on television consumption choices28/04/2011 Duration: 27min
A colloquium presentation focusing on viewer enjoyment of arousing television content. When presented with arousing television content viewers watch more. But later they report less satisfaction for that viewing.
Nancy Signorielli – 50 years of women on TV28/03/2011 Duration: 50min
Nancy Signorielli (Professor, University of Delaware) discusses the Cultural Indicators dataset, with a special focus on the role of women in television.