Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Blackwell

    CW executive gets Emerson degree, oversees hit show

    Traci Blackwell is a CW television network executive relishing in a Golden Globe win for a show she oversees, Jane the Virgin, just months after receiving her Emerson College master's degree.

  • ECPS

    Patriots, Olympics polls get media attention

    Two recent Emerson College Polling Society polls, on the Patriots "Deflategate" scandal and the 2024 Olympics, received wide media attention.

  • patriots

    Poll: 47% say Patriots cheated

    The Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) says 47 percent of Americans think the New England Patriots are “cheaters” in the wake of the so-called Deflategate scandal.

  • AAPORTI

    Polling Society admitted to national organization

    The Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) has been named a Charter Member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative—joining the ranks of more than 20 top polling organizations, including the Pew Research Center, the Gallup Organization, and the Washington Post.

  • Gallant

    Gallant, Raynauld talk email etiquette

    Two faculty members were quoted in a January 12 Slate.com article discussing the etiquette of placing one’s email address in an email signature.

  • Joe Randazzo

    Randazzo ’02 msnbc.com piece on free speech

    Responding to the killings of 12 people at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, former editor of The Onion Joe Randazzo ’02 emphasizes the importance of freedom of speech and satire in a free society.

  • David Gerzof Richard

    Gerzof Richard’s tech picks in Entrepreneur.com

    Marketing Communications faculty member David Gerzof Richard’s top tech picks from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) are highlighted in Entrepreneur.com.

  • Olympics Boston

    Boston Olympics proposed by students in project

    Kelsey Doherty ’14 Donovan Birch ’14, and Luke Fraser ’14, did a project for their sports communication class last spring advocating for the 2024 Olympics to come to Boston.

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