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New journalism minor at BC

Associate Professor of English Angela Ards, who joined Boston College this fall, will help develop and direct a new interdisciplinary minor in journalism expected to debut in the fall of 2018. Ards is a former editor and writer at The Village Voice and The … Continue reading

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Author/journalist Nicholas Gage

Influential Greek American writer Nicholas Gage will give a talk titled “A Writer’s Odyssey” on Apr. 3 at 6 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 306. His acclaimed memoir, Eleni, describes life in Greece during the civil war and the execution of … Continue reading

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Genovese awarded O’Hare Fellowship

Nick Genovese, a member of the Class of 2016, has been awarded a Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Writing Fellowship. Presented by America Media, the O’Hare Fellows will spend a year at America’s offices in Manhattan editing and developing editorial content for its multi-media platform … Continue reading

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Review: The BBC’s ‘Irish Troubles’

It is hard to convey to people in the second decade of the twenty-first century, many of whom have no memory of the daily murder and mayhem that was Northern Ireland in the 1970s and 1980s, just how hugely disruptive … Continue reading

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On the Front Lines with Lara Logan

The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will present an evening with Emmy Award-winning journalist Lara Logan on Apr. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Logan is a correspondent for “60 Minutes” and chief foreign … Continue reading

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Positive peer pressure

Pulitzer Prize winner Tina Rosenberg will present “Harnessing Peer Pressure for Behavior Change” on Mar. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100.  A veteran journalist, Rosenberg is one of the founders of the Solutions Journalism Network, which is committed … Continue reading

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Journalism—The First Draft of History?

John Horgan, the Burns Library Visiting Scholar, will give a public lecture Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. on “Journalism—The First Draft of History?” Typically treated by historians as a secondary source—and not necessarily a reliable one—journalism is now being studied … Continue reading

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