Michael J. Socolow
Michael J. Socolow

Michael J. Socolow is an associate professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine.

History
June 3 2014 7:35 AMThe Day We Didn’t Invade NormandyOn June 3, 1944, American radio broadcasters announced that D-Day had begun. Whoops.
History
Oct. 28 2013 11:51 PMThe Myth of the War of the Worlds PanicOrson Welles’ infamous 1938 radio program did not touch off nationwide hysteria. Why does the legend persist?
Future Tense
Jan. 15 2014 10:48 AMTed Stevens Wins: The Internet’s Tubes Will Be Unclogged
Five-ring Circus
July 23 2012 6:35 AMSix Minutes in BerlinIn 1936, nine American rowers took on the Nazis in front of Hitler and 75,000 screaming Germans. The story of the greatest Olympic race you’ve never heard of.
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Working
April 20 2015 5:34 PM The “How Does a New Orleans Musician Work?” Transcript Read what Adam Davidson asked singer-songwriter Sarah Quintana about her workday.
  Health & Science
Science
April 21 2015 10:00 AM The Logical Failures of Food Fads Why studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.