December 3, 2020
“Every three years, stations negotiate with these multi-program providers,” says Dom Caristi, a telecommunications professor at Ball State University. “What we’re seeing is one of these three-year periods, where they have to re-negotiate. It’s all about money.”
October 4, 2020
With many communities cancelling Halloween, parents may be forced to come up with their own holiday traditions, says Jill Walls, an associate professor of early childhood, youth, and family studies at Ball State.
October 3, 2020
Charles Taylor, director of Ball State's Bowen Center, says despite being ill with COVID-19, President Trump could still use digital methods to campaign.
July 22, 2020
Dom Caristi, a telecommunications professor at Ball State University, says a study from the Reuters Institute shows nearly half of Americans get their news just from social media. Caristi says that makes sense, with the amount of time we’re spending on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram going up during the pandemic. He also says that can cause a lot of trouble.
March 30, 2020
You’ll probably see prices going up in the coming weeks because of coronavirus, especially at small businesses.
March 10, 2020
Craig Webster of Ball State's Miller College of Business discusses the effects of robots in the market.
February 28, 2020
You’ve probably already noticed an increase in the use of robots to do some mundane tasks. But they are being used increasingly in tasks that involve thinking and decision-making, a notion that bothers many people. A study by Ball State University shows who has the most skepticism and the tasks where fewer people prefer robot labor.
February 20, 2020
You might have heard about the “Elam Ending.” It’s a new way to end a basketball game. The man who invented it is Nick Elam, a Ball State University Educational Studies Professor. The idea is to make the end of basketball games more exciting and put an end to the practice of intentional fouling.
January 21, 2020
Prof. Dom Caristi believes a four-year trend of lower ratings will end this year, due to multiple factors.
September 19, 2019
Ball State's partnership with Muncie schools is one of a kind. The university took over after the state legislature granted permission two years ago. Ball State Pres. Geoffrey Mearns believes it's helped the school district immensely and that the partnership is not likely to end any time soon.
June 25, 2019
You may find it tougher to work on that outside project this summer. That's because the rain is expected to keep coming, said Ball State Meteorology Prof. Dave Call.
June 12, 2019
A Ball State report says life in Hamilton County is at the top in Indiana, but Marion County has some work to do.
May 15, 2019
Ball State University is adding an Emmy Award-winning musical director to its staff.
April 25, 2019
Tony Katz talks to BSU Professor Fred Suppe about the history and architecture of Note Dame.
April 19, 2019
Winning a Pulitzer Prize is one of the highest honors a journalist can receive in their profession. Two Ball State University graduates are among the latest crop of journalists to win such an award.
April 16, 2019
The spire atop the iconic Notre Dame cathedral collapsed amid a devastating fire at the Paris cathedral on Monday that has been burning for several hours. Ball State University history professor calls fire "devastating."
March 18, 2019
Ball State researcher says it's not a crisis but the outbreak of measles represents a risk of a public health.
March 12, 2019
Is your child a picky eater? A Ball State University professor has co-authored a comprehensive guide to help you expand their pallets.
February 4, 2019
Prof. Dom Caristi says the teams playing, early access to Super Bowl commercials, and streaming services will put a hamper on ratings for the big game.
January 28, 2019
Health Sciences Professor Jagdish Khubchandani says even though the Keto Diet may work, there is no hard scientific evidence to prove it works.
January 10, 2019
Sears may be saved with a Monday auction. But, that still may not save the once-giant company.
January 7, 2019
A Ball State survey looks to gauge how Hoosiers feel on a variety of topics up for discussion by state lawmakers.
December 3, 2018
Dr. Rebecca Hammons, Associate Professor with Ball State University's Center for Information and Communication Sciences, says data breaches will continue to happen among large companies unless consumers put more pressure on lawmakers to tighten the rules.
November 27, 2018
A study found that job performance isn't an issue when working two jobs compared to one, but there may be more work-family conflict.
November 27, 2018
Ball State Economist Michael Hicks says in spite of the bad news from Wall Street the good news is Indiana's economy is doing fine.