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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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    Kids with hearing loss learn from scholar

    Megan Evans, MS ’15, is this year's Decibels Scholar in Communication Sciences and Disorders, allowing her more time to work with hearing impaired children in Emerson's Thayer Lindsley Program.

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    West receiving Brommel Award

    Professor Richard West of Communication Studies is receiving the 2014 Bernard J. Brommel Award for Outstanding Scholarship or Distinguished Service in Family Communication from the National Communication Association. 

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    Pollster hashes out midterm election results

    Mark Blumenthal, senior pollster for the Huffington Post, provided in-depth analysis of the recent national midterm elections November 12 in a well-attended discussion event at the Semel Theater.

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    Ebola impact costly for hospitals

    A discussion forum November 13 on the much-discussed Ebola virus had medical and media professionals laying out facts versus fiction while taking questions from students in the Bordy Theater.

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    Students take lessons with peers in Fiji, Romania

    Cathryn Cushner Edelstein, faculty member in Communication Studies, launched a real–time classroom learning experience via social media and email between Emerson students and their peers in Romania and Fiji. She will discuss what transpired this Friday, November 14.

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    Journalist jailed for 'Daily Show' appearance speaks

    Maziar Bahari, the Canadian-Iranian journalist who was jailed for 118 days in Iran after appearing on The Daily Show, spoke with Emerson students November 5 after a screening of Rosewater, a new film about his ordeal.

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