Posts Tagged ‘communication’


A President Chastising the Media is Nothing New

Constitutional framer Thomas Jefferson used part of his second inaugural address to lambast the news industry. Even though he was a key architect of the First Amendment that guarantees press freedom, he was fed up by the end of his first term. He said “the artillery of the press” had been leveled against him. He accused the press of “licentiousness” and said press abuses were “deeply to be regretted.”

Originally posted: February 8, 2013

Prof. Matt Hertenstein Cited in Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

“Almost any daily routine can be an opportunity for your baby to listen and learn from your words and phrases, advises Matt Hertenstein, Ph.D., a researcher with the Touch and Emotion Lab at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana,” notes the July issue of Pregnancy & Newborn magazine. “When you’re traveling in the car, describe the […]

Originally posted: June 24, 2012

Broadcast TV “Not That Essential” to Young People, Prof. Jeff McCall ’76 Tells LA Times

A story in this morning’s Los Angeles Times, headlined “TV networks desperately seeking young-adult viewers,” includes comments from Jeff McCall, professor of communication at DePauw University. Scott Collins writes, “As they get ready to roll out their fall lineups next week in New York, rival networks know the feeling. TV executives are scrambling to counter […]

Originally posted: May 11, 2012

Award-Winning Editor and Reporter Mark Tatge Appointed Pulliam Professor of Journalism

Greencastle, Ind. — Mark W. Tatge, a veteran investigative editor and reporter who has served the past four years as the E.W. Scripps Visiting Professional at Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, will join the DePauw University faculty next fall. Tatge has been appointed DePauw’s Eugene S. Pulliam Distinguished Visiting Professor of Journalism and […]

Originally posted: May 12, 2011

Professor Kevin Howley

GREENCASTLE, Ind. – Question: Which of the following newsmakers received far more media attention in 2011 than he deserved? A) Scott Walker, B) Muammar Gaddafi, or C) Charlie Sheen? If you answered C, you’ll get along with Associate Professor of Media Studies Kevin Howley. Howley is a vocal critic of U.S. corporate media – and […]

Originally posted: April 14, 2011

Exploitation Behind “Trading Spouses” Program’s Desire to Feature Academics, Says DePauw Professor

GREENCASTLE, Ind., June 20, 2006 – “Some professors, including those who have studied and participated in reality programs, are a bit incredulous about the proposal” by the producers of the FOX program, Trading Spouses. As Rob Capriccioso writes in Inside Higher Ed today, the reality show in which moms from two households switch places plans […]

Originally posted: June 20, 2006