The most striking finding concerned the fact that much of the anti-Muslim narrative was driven by a small handful of users, disseminating tweets through throngs of automated bots and sock puppet accounts that concealed the true identity of their owners.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Lawrence Pintak, founding dean of WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, as a Fellow of the Society for his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.”
PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of the media in shaping America’s relationship with Islam will be discussed by communication professor Lawrence Pintak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in CUE 203 in a free, public Washington State University common reading lecture.
By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN, Wash. – The founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Lawrence Pintak, announced today that he will step down at the end of the semester to begin a year of research and reporting about Islam and the U.S. presidential election.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, Lawrence Pintak, will host an Internet global town hall with a panel of government ministers from post-conflict states at an international conference in Mexico City next week.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Dan Fletcher wants to change the way you get news. The former director of news at Facebook and online manager at Time magazine has co-founded a new online venture called Beacon Reader, where subscribers “sponsor” a writer in exchange for access to all Beacon Reader’s online content.
By Mary Hawkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN – A WSU dean’s expertise about the Middle East is in much demand by media worldwide as civil unrest has agitated Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen recently.