Tagged: John Carroll

Campaign 2012: Massachusetts Senate debate

The first debate of the Massachusetts Senate Democratic primary campaign will be held on Oct. 4 at UMass-Lowell. Boston University professors Fred Bayles, Tobe Berkovkitz, and John Carroll offer their insight on the debate. Contact Bayles at 617-353-3484; bayles@bu.edu Contact Berkovitz at 617-353-7724; tobetv@bu.edu; Twitter: @tobetv Contact Carroll at 617-353-3493; carroll7@bu.edu; Twitter: @johncarroll_bu

Campaign 2012: Bad week for Rick Perry

After poor performances in recent GOP debates and losses in the Florida and Michigan straw polls, Rick Perry still appears to be the leader of the GOP field, but some question for how long. John Carroll, assistant professor of mass communication and an expert on media criticism and political advertising, offers the following observation of […]

Twitter to sell political ads

Executives at Twitter announced they would begin selling political advertising this week. The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, insight and analysis on this move: Tobe Berkovitz, associate professor of advertising and an expert on media strategy and political advertising. He can be reached at 617-353-7724; tobetv@bu.edu; Twitter: @tobetv John Carroll, assistant […]

Experts available to comment on political issues

The following Boston University experts are available to offer commentary, analysis, and insight on political issues facing America: Tom Whalen, associate professor of social science and an expert on American politics and the American presidency; Regular contributor to PoliticoArena. He can be reached at 978-888-3131; tjw64@comcast.net. Graham Wilson, chair of the Department of Political Science […]

Campaign 2012: Will Rick Perry enter the race?

Speculation is strong that Texas Governor Rick Perry will announce on Sunday his intention to run for president in 2012, one day after the Iowa straw poll. Boston University professors John Carroll and Tom Whalen offer their comments on what Perry’s entry brings to the GOP field of presidential candidates. Contact Carroll at 617-353-3493; carroll7@bu.edu; […]

Campaign 2012: John Carroll on the Iowa straw poll

John Carroll, assistant professor of mass communication at Boston University’s College of Communication, shares his predictions on the Iowa straw poll. Contact John at 617-353-3493 or carroll7@bu.edu; Twitter: @johncarroll_bu Earlier posts: Tom Fiedler on the Iowa straw poll Tom Whalen on the Iowa straw poll

Campaign 2012: Tom Fiedler & John Carroll on polls

In today’s installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series,¬† Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication, and John Carroll, an assistant professor of mass communication, share their views on whether the public should be paying attention to presidential polls. Contact Tom Fiedler at 617-353-3488, tfiedler@bu.edu, Twitter: @BUCOMDEAN Contact John Carroll at 617-353-3493, carroll7@bu.edu, Twitter: […]

Campaign 2012: Key issue facing President Obama in 2012

In this installment of our “Campaign 2012″ series, our experts weigh in on the issue they feel is the one that could beat President Obama in 2012. The experts are: Tom Fiedler, Dean of Boston University’s College of Communication and an expert on American politics and political reporting. He is also the former executive editor […]

Campaign 2012: Early thoughts on fundraising

In this installment of our series “Campaign 2012,” John Carroll talks about fundraising, calling it an “expectations game.” John is an assistant professor of mass communications in Boston University’s College of Communication. Contact John at 617-353-3493, carroll7@bu.edu, Twitter: @johncarroll_bu, Blog: Campaign Outsider

Campaign 2012: Use of social media

President Obama held the first Twitter Town Hall at the White House today. As part of our Campaign 2012 series, we asked John Carroll, an assistant professor of mass communication at Boston University’s¬†College of Communication, to give his analysis on the use of social media by the candidates in the 2012 campaign. Contact John at […]