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Arab Media Boost Obama

Arab Media Boost Obama

A new study finds that President Obama’s news coverage is more positive in Arab and European television newscasts than on US network news. His most positive coverage came from Al-Jazeera, the controversial international news network based in Qatar, while his most negative coverage came from the US-based Fox News Channel.

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Courses Feature Mix of Past and Present

Courses Feature Mix of Past and Present

The fall 2010 semester may have started this week, but students have until Sept. 14 to add classes. College of Humanities and Social Sciences students have a variety of relevant and interesting options to choose from if they are looking for a last-minute course to plug into their fall schedule.

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Student Award Recipients

Student Award Recipients

Each year, departments and programs present awards to their outstanding students. The college is proud to announce the recipients of these awards for 2009-2010. Congratulations to all the department's students for their outstanding achievements.

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Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

Warren Brown and Robert Pinsky to Speak at Convocations

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to announce the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies. Warren Brown, the founder and owner of successful bakery CakeLove and Love Café’, and poet and author Robert Pinsky are the speakers for this year’s convocation ceremonies.

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Communication's Maibach on Conservation Attitudes

Communication's Maibach on Conservation Attitudes

Most Americans like the idea of conservation, but few practice it in their everyday lives. Mason's Ed Maibach along with researchers at Yale University conducted a national survey, which shows the discrepancy between attitudes and behaviors.

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Obama's Media Image – Compared to What?

Obama's Media Image – Compared to What?

President Obama finished his first year in office with more favorable coverage than other recent presidents received, but his media image has been mainly negative since an early “honeymoon” period, according to a new study by researchers at George Mason and Chapman Universities.

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Communication Major Learns Value of Networking

Communication Major Learns Value of Networking

Abbi Boose, a communication major with a concentration in public relations at George Mason, is interning at LeapFrog Solutions. She has accepted the challenges of her internship and knows that the opportunity will lead her to success. “Being at LeapFrog Solutions has helped me to learn how to communicate in a professional setting as well as develop my networking abilities that will aid me in the future,” said Boose.

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