In the Media

  • The Hallmarks Of Innocence: Eyewitness Misidentification

    WGBH Boston Public Radio -- 06/19/2019

    WGBH’s Morning Edition Host Joe Mathieu spoke with Northeastern University law professor and WGBH News legal analyst Daniel Medwed about the trouble with eyewitness identification. …

  • Could European Model for Student Housing Ease Boston’s Housing Crunch?

    WGBH -- 06/19/2019

    “We’ve had a tremendous influx of young people,” said economist Barry Bluestone, former dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. “Good news is this keeps us vibrant. Bad news is we don’t have a housing stock for them.”…

  • Female rats face sex bias too

    Science News -- 06/19/2019

    “The idea that women are primarily driven by ovarian hormones [was] a narrative put in place intentionally in the Victorian era,” says Rebecca Shansky, a neuroscientist at Northeastern University in Boston. “That has also infiltrated the way we think about female animals” in science.

  • Most Parents Are Scared to Post Pics of Their Kids Online

    PC Magazine -- 06/19/2019

    Researchers from Northeastern University debunked this theory last year, but found that apps are doing something equally, if not more, creepy: recording your screen.

  • N.H. Primary 2020: The Latest On the Campaign Trail & What to Watch For In Coming Months

    New Hampshire Public Radio -- 06/19/2019

    Meg Heckman, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University School of Journalism.

  • This is why some people are obsessed with tracking themselves

    Fast Company -- 06/19/2019

    Joseph Reagle is an associate professor of communication studies at Northeastern University.

  • Federal Grants ‘A Lifesaver’ In Opioid Fight, But States Still Struggle To Curb Meth

    The Herald Standard -- 06/19/2019

    “Even just the moniker, like ‘the opioid epidemic,’ out of the gate, is problematic and incorrect,” said Leo Beletsky, an associate professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University in Boston. “This was never just about opioids.”…

  • The radio navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked

    Ars Technica -- 06/19/2019

    The researchers, from Northeastern University in Boston, consulted a pilot and security expert during their work, and all are careful to note that this kind of spoofing isn’t likely to cause a plane to crash in most cases. …

  • TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL REPEATEDLY CONSULTED WITH CLIMATE CHANGE DENIERS ON CLIMATE POLICY

    Newsweek -- 06/19/2019

    “It’s the equivalent to formulating anti-terrorism policy by consulting with groups that deny terrorism exists,” Matthew Nisbet, a professor of environmental communication and public policy at Northeastern University told the AP.

  • Emails: Trump official pressed NASA on climate science

    Associated Press -- 06/19/2019

    “It’s the equivalent to formulating anti-terrorism policy by consulting with groups that deny terrorism exists,” said Northeastern University’s Matthew Nisbet, a professor of environmental communication and public policy.

  • “CHILDREN ARE BEING INDOCTRINATED”: TRUMP ADVISER WORRIES CLIMATE SCIENCE IS CORRUPTING AMERICA’S YOUTH

    Vanity Fair -- 06/14/2019

    … with groups that deny terrorism exists,” Matthew Nisbet, a professor of environmental communication and public policy at Northeastern University.

  • New York becomes first city to fund abortions directly

    The Hill -- 06/14/2019

    “There haven’t been that many city and state public officials to say we should publicly fund abortions. It’s a big statement,” Aziza Ahmed, a law professor at Northeastern University, told the New York Times. “This is a culture war to some degree.”  …