Department of Journalism

Department of Journalism News

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

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    PSA for Emerson STANDS on YouTube

    Stand Together. Act Now. Do Something. That’s the message behind a public service announcement on YouTube promoting Emerson STANDS, an ongoing active bystander strategy that promotes an inclusive, nonviolent culture and offers skills to intervene in situations of potential harm.

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    Denizet-Lewis joins Serial's Koenig on panel

    Author and Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis, of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, is participating in The Power of Narrative: Staying Savvy, Skilled, and Solvent in Journalism’s Wired Era, which is an academic and professional conference at Boston University this weekend, March 27–29.

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    Berkeley Beacon wins collegiate press awards

    The Emerson student newspaper, The Berkeley Beacon, won two awards at the Associated Collegiate Press’s annual National College Journalism Convention, which was held in Los Angeles earlier this month.

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    RTNDA students, alumni meet in Hollywood

    Emerson College alumni and Journalism students gathered for a dinner in Hollywood on February 18 to network and celebrate recent successes. 

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    Reid '18 in national figure skate competition

    When Alexandra Reid ’18 is not in the classroom or working at American Eagle, she is busy gliding on ice as a figure skater.  

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    Brian Williams prompts Journalism student discussion

    The once beloved and trusted journalist Brian Williams has fallen from grace—and that has been the talk of Emerson’s Journalism Department ever since the NBC Nightly News anchor admitted he made false statements about a 2003 incident in Iraq.

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    Simpson, ex-ABC anchor, comments on Williams scandal

    Carole Simpson, Journalism faculty member and former weekend anchor of ABC World News Tonight, is continuing to provide commentary on the scandal involving NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams allegedly lying about his experience in Iraq.

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    Journalism class meets online in snowstorm

    Cancellation of classes at Emerson College (and nearly all colleges in Boston) due to the effects of yet another massive snowstorm did not stop faculty member Cindy Rodriguez from teaching her Journalism class on Tuesday, February 10—utilizing an online conferencing site that allows the class to meet virtually.

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