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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.

  • Ted Gup Walks The Walk

    Emerson Journalism Department chair and well-known investigative journalist Ted Gup talks about his teaching philosophy and goals for his journalism students.

  • Ilana Berzon, Elaine McMillion, Rheanna Bellomo

    Lending Their Voices, Honing Their Skills

    In a new program established by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Emerson students are writing press releases, covering news stories, producing videos, designing publications, and creating social media campaigns.

  • Peter Rojas with Emerson Students

    Peter Rojas Talks About More Than Just Gadgets

    What advice does Peter Rojas, the founder of some of the most popular and influential blogs on the Internet, have for Emerson students? Focus.

  • Nathan Firn

    Emerson Junior Scores Big with the National Association of Broadcasters

    One hundred twenty students across the United States entered last spring’s National Association of Broadcasters’ Freedom of Speech PSA contest. But only Nathan Firn ’12 came out on top.

  • Thomas Howard

    Laramie Residency Panel Discussion

    A distinguished panel gathered in the Bright Family Screening Room September 21 to discuss the struggle for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) rights and protections.

  • Ted Gup

    Gup Pens Op-Ed Piece for Smithsonian Magazine

    Journalism Department Chair and Professor Ted Gup recently penned an article for the Smithsonian magazine.

  • M. Lee Pelton

    M. Lee Pelton named 12th President of Emerson College

    M. Lee Pelton, president of Willamette University and a former dean at Colgate University and Dartmouth College, will assume office July 1, 2011.

  • Emmy Award

    Emersonians Bring Home Emmys

    Eric Drysdale ’93 and Joe Celli ’91 recently won 2010 Primetime Emmy Awards. Drysdale won for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music, or Comedy Series for his work as a writer on The Colbert Report episode #5076 (in Iraq). Celli won for Outstanding Art Direction for Variety, Music, or Nonfiction Programming for his work as art director for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

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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 »