Caryl Rivers

Professor of Journalism, Boston University

Professor Caryl Rivers is the author of many books, including Slick Spins and Fractured Facts: How Cultural Myths Distort the News; Indecent Behavior; a collaboration with Rosalind Barnett on She Works, He Works: How Two Income Families are Happy, Healthy and Thriving; and her latest book, Camelot, a novel set in the Kennedy administration.

Her television drama, A Matter of Principal, won a Gabriel Award as one of the best television dramas of the year. Professor Rivers contributes regularly to The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, and other major U.S. newspapers. She is a frequent public affairs panelist on Boston television stations and is considered an expert on the Kennedy family.