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School of Communication News


  • Global Communication

    Expert in global communication advises Emersonians

    Joachim Kuss, director of communications for Zeiss Vision Care, is visiting Emerson for a week and will be an invited lecturer in several graduate and undergraduate classes in Communication Studies and Marketing.

  • Gianvito

    Gianvito: Sony attempts to protect profits

    Sony’s decision to axe the movie The Interview due to an unprecedented cyber attack, which U.S. officials are blaming on North Korea, could have a lot to do with protecting its profits, said John Gianvito, a filmmaker and Emerson associate professor.

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    Pit bull prejudice debunked in MSPCA visit

    Faculty member Jacqueline Romeo, who regularly volunteers with dogs at a Boston animal shelter, is teaching students about stereotypes toward pit bulls and the imagery the breed has evoked in popular American culture.

  • O'Connor

    Emertainment Monthly gets 130k web views

    The number of people reading Emertainment Monthly, the three-year-old, student-run entertainment news website, is skyrocketing — to about 130,000 page views per month this semester. 

  • Farley

    Farley '15 works at NBC

    Journalism major Erin Farley '15 said she was on the T in Boston crying tears of joy when she learned she was accepted into NBC Universal's Page Program earlier this semester.

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    Boston teens create websites at Emerson

    Communication Studies students this week celebrated a semester-long project at the Bird Street Community Center in Boston in which they helped teens and pre-teens develop personal websites as a way to promote youth empowerment and expression.

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    Journalism offers data visualization class

    Students in Assistant Professor Catherine D’Ignazio’s data visualization course are learning how to go beyond reading Excel spreadsheets to use data to tell stories. The approach gives students a new perspective, thus preparing them for new responsibilities as journalists.

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    Historical performer Anderson awarded

    John D. Anderson, the associate professor in Communication Studies known nationally for his one-person performances of prominent historical figures, has been named winner of the Distinguished Service Award  from the National Communication Association (NCA). 

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