An article in the The Scotsman looks at "self-googling," and quotes Alex Halavais, assistant professor of communication in the School of Informatics, on the importance of Internet users regularly typing in their own name into a search engine to see what is being written and read about them.
An article in the Orlando Sentinel looks at the number of politically oriented movies such as Fahrenheit 9/11 that are being released this year, and quotes Elayne Rapping, professor of American studies, who ways what better time to release a political movie than during an election year.
An Associated Press article looks at the 100th anniversary of Bloomsday, the fictitious day on which James Joyce's "Ulysses" is based, and UB's extensive collection of Joyce material, quotes Samuel Slote, UB's Joyce scholar-in-residence.
An article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer looks at a newly revealed terrorist plot that contemplated bombing a Columbus, Ohio, shopping mall quotes Arun Jain, professor and chair of marketing in the UB School of Management, who said the age of innocence in America is gone, and Americans will just have add the mall to their lists of places where they are on-guard.
An article in USA Today on the official Weblog of the Democratic National Convention reports bloggers will be granted credentials to cover the four-day event along with conventional journalists. The article quotes Alex Halavais, assistant professor of communication in the School of Informatics. In all, the story was picked up by more than 130 outlets throughout the nation.