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.

  • Ted Gup

    Gup Op-Ed in LA Times

    Journalism Professor Ted Gup had an Op-Ed piece published in the LA Times that shared insight into his grandfather’s spirit of giving, which was the topic of his critically acclaimed book A Secret Gift, released in 2010.

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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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    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.

  • Emerson seal

    Berkeley Beacon wins 2 awards

    The Berkley Beacon, Emerson’s weekly student newspaper, recently won two Pinnacle Awards from the College Media Association.

  • Bianca de la Garza

    de la Garza talks about new show on Examiner.com

    Emerson alumna Bianca de la Garza is launching a new television show for the New England area.

  • House

    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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