November 4, 2016
National Public Radio: U.S. wages rising at the fastest pace in years amid solid hiring
Story quotes CBER director Michael Hicks. Note: This story was reposted by NPR affiliates across the nation. Inside Indiana Business and WKMS-FM, Indianapolis Business Journal, Detroit Free Press, Springfield News-Sun and Dayton Daily News also quoted Hicks about wages and employment. These placements are due to a story idea distributed by DSC’s media strategy team.
June 23, 2016
National Public Radio: Fact Check: Trump's speech on Clinton annotated
Story cites research by CBER director Michael Hicks, who found that 9 out 10 manufacturing jobs have been lost to mechanization, not trade policies. Note: NPR distributed this story to its 900 affiliates across the nation.
April 4, 2016
National Public Radio (NPR) – Morning Edition: Furniture buyers may boycott famed North Carolina expo
CBER director Michael Hicks is quoted
March 31, 2016
National Public Radio: 'You cannot shame me': Two new books tear down ‘fat girl' stereotypes
Story quotes Joyce Huff, an English professor at Ball State. Note: NPR distributed this story to its affiliates across the nation.
June 16, 2015
NPR: Mystery loves company, and TCM's noir movie marathon has plenty of both
Story notes that writer Eddie Muller, the self-proclaimed "czar of noir," will be working in tandem with Richard Edwards of Ball State. Edwards is teaching the free online course in conjunction with the "Summer of Darkness."
March 28, 2015
National Public Radio: In the TV show 'Younger,' you're only 26 twice
The story links to Sutton Foster's 2012 commencement speech at Ball State, where she teaches theater.
Note: Pop Culture and Last Note also posted this story.
September 12, 2014
National Public Radio: For teachers, many paths into the classroom ... some say too many
John Jacobson, dean of the Teachers College at Ball State, is quoted.
Note: NPR affiliates across the country post this blog. NPF has 900 affiliates.
February 18, 2013
'Reader's Digest' Parent Company FIles for Bankruptcy Protection
"I think it probably is the end for Reader's Digest," David Sumner, a professor of journalism at Ball State University, tells our Newscast unit. "It's facing problems from two or three different levels — from declining readership, advertising, more so than the vast majority of American magazines."The average reader of the magazine, Sumner says, is in her 50s, and her household income is between $50,000 and $60,000. Note: This story ran on NPR affiliates across the nation.