Michael Smith

(Mayor Michael Nutter, surrounded by Democratic Party and convention officials, discusses the 2016 convention.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

La Salle Professor Talks About Financial Benefits Of Hosting 2016 DNC

Gary R’Nel spoke with Dr. Michael Smith, an Associate Professor of Communications from La Salle University, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about Philadelphia being chosen to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

02/13/2015

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Study: Kids Read More When Given A Choice

A study by a couple of college professors finds that less is more in terms of “making” kids read.

01/19/2014

(Gov. Chris Christie apologized after it was disclosed that his underlings had apparently orchestrated a four-day tie-up on the George Washington Bridge.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

Area P.R. Experts Think Christie is Managing ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal Well

Dr. Nickolaos Linardopoulos, a crisis communications expert at Rutgers University, labels Christie’s handling of the situation “brilliant” up to this point.

01/10/2014

(Volunteers at Lincoln Financial Field load school supplies into backpacks for needy kids.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Volunteers Prepare 22,000 Free Schoolbags For Needy Area Kids

There were numerous assembly lines at Lincoln Financial Field, where volunteers were packing schoolbags with items such as pencils, composition books, and folders.

08/07/2013