Monday, September 09, 2013

[054] In the News: Profs share expertise in journalism, social media, nutrition

MURFREESBORO — Three MTSU professors recently contributed their expertise in journalism, social media and nutrition to national publications.

  • Dr. Larry Burriss, a professor of journalism, commented about media coverage of the George Zimmerman trial in a story in the July 11 edition of The Christian Science Monitor. To read the article, go to

  • Dr. Joonghwa Lee, an assistant professor of advertising, expressed his views on Facebook hashtags for the July 30 posting of “The Q and A Team,” a ProfnetConnect blog written by Polina Opelbaum. To access the blog post, go to

  • Lauren Cromer, a nutrition and food science instructor, offered tips for back-to-school snacks for children in the August 2013 issue of Today’s Dietitian magazine. The article is available at

Reporters seeking expertise from MTSU personnel and members of the campus community wishing to provide expertise to the media may contact Gina Logue in the Office of News and Media Relations at 615-898-5081 or via email at

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