Roger Ailes is out at Fox News. The media tycoon resigned on Thursday, just two weeks after former anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment. Here, Dan Kennedy, associate professor and a nationally known media commentator, talks about Ailes’ swift downfall and predicts that it “will stand as yet another milestone in the shift from traditional forms of media to digital.”
Geospatial intelligence is a rapidly growing field that harnesses the power of today’s “tsunami of free data” and has a range of applications, from national security to humanitarian relief work to disaster response. Northeastern is home to one of just 17 U.S. Centers of Academic Excellence in Geospatial Sciences and is a benchmark for online learning in this very technical field.
A score of Twitter users were banned by the social media service last week for hurling a spate of vile remarks at Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones. To find out how online anonymity affects the way people act toward each other and what social media sites like Twitter could do to curb targeted attacks, we turned to Northeastern assistant professor Joseph Reagle, an expert on internet trolling.
In this guest post, Nathan Kotler, S’19, a member of the Northeastern University College Republicans, examines the unique set of circumstances that have led to rise of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.
Cauliflower is the new kale, and it’s the star of this summer recipe. With a little garlic, cilantro, and lime, this is a perfect summer side. And the secret is all in how you puree it.
Susan Gold says playing Pokémon Go has “expanded her world” and triggered her journey to discover much more about her neighborhood and the city of Boston. Here, Gold, professor of the practice in the game design program and founder of Global Game Jam, explains how Pokémon Go has “broken the mold” and predicts where the technology is headed.
Pokémon Go creatures are popping up all over the Northeastern campus. We spoke with people across campus—some who are playing the game and some who aren’t such big fans—to learn more. We even received a few tips on prime Pokémon locations, including a gym. Video by Shirin Mozaffari and Benjamin Bertsch/Northeastern University