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.

  • Simpson

    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.

  • Williams

    Carole Simpson reacts to Brian Williams story

    Carole Simpson, a Journalism faculty member and former anchor of ABC World News Tonight, reacts to the story about NBC News anchor Brian Williams allegedly lying about being shot at inside a helicopter in Iraq.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Coppola

    Bridge '14 profiles alopecia journey for Lowell Sun

    Amanda Bridge ’14 recently had a story published in the Lowell Sun that profiled a young woman who decided to become bald after living for six years with alopecia.

  • 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. 

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