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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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    Emerson welcomes new 2012 faculty

    Several academic departments have welcomed new full-time faculty members for the 2012–2013 academic year.

  • Carole Simpson

    Simpson at center of presidential-debate discussion

    A woman has not moderated a presidential debate since Emerson’s Senior Leader-in-Residence Carole Simpson did so in 1992.

  • Scholarship created in memory of Coffee

    Emerson College has created a scholarship in memory of longtime, beloved Emerson faculty member and Professor Emeritus John Coffee, who died last month.

  • Simpson talks about moderating debates

    Emerson Journalism Leader-in-Residence Carole Simpson spoke with The Takeaway about her experience of being the first woman and minority to solely moderate a presidential debate

  • Alexa Lash

    Journalism faculty go back to school

    Ten members of the Journalism faculty went back to the classroom the day after Commencement—not to teach, but to immerse themselves in the latest multimedia tools used in the field today. 

  • David Gregory

    Gregory tells grads to learn resilience

    More than 1,000 degrees were conferred at Emerson’s 132nd Commencement exercises, held May 15 at the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston.

  • Students to speak at Commencement

    Emerson has named a Writing for Film and Television major and a Journalism student with experience reporting in Pakistan as the student speakers for the College’s 132nd undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremonies.

  • Journalism alumni speak about careers

    A panel of six accomplished Emerson alumni journalists spoke to students and faculty about adapting to the changing journalism industry recently in the Bill Bordy Theater.

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A Story on Storytelling

Journalism Professor Jerry Lanson talks "new age storytelling" in his new book, called Writing for Others, Writing for Ourselves: Telling Stories in an Age of Blogging. Read more »