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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    Journalism students examine police race relations

    Students in the History of Alternative Press course in the Journalism Department this spring completed a project titled “Recovering Lost Voices: Urban Policing and Minority Relations,” which examined the recent cultural tensions between minorities and police that have gained headlines across the United States in recent months.

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    2015 Alumni Weekend honorees announced

    On May 30, Emerson College will honor five distinguished alumni during the school’s Alumni Weekend festivities. President Lee Pelton will present the awards to the honorees.  This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are film executive Pamela Abdy '95; Boston Children’s Museum CEO Carole Charnow '79; Mike Gonzalez '83, senior fellow of The Heritage Foundation; Bethany Nelson '82, Performing Arts faculty member. Journalist Flora Charner '04 will receive the Young Alumni Achievement Award.

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    Carole Simpson on CNN's Reliable Sources

    Former ABC News anchor Carole Simpson, senior leader-in-residence in Emerson’s Journalism Department, appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources on May 3 to talk about Brian Williams, the NBC Nightly News anchor who is in the midst of a six-month suspension for exaggerating or fabricating stories.

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    53 students inducted into Gold Key Society

    Fifty-three students, along with faculty members Tulasi Srinivas, Aaron B. Daniels, and Mary Kovaleski Byrnes, were honored during the Gold Key Honor Society ceremony on April 27 at the Semel Theater.

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    WERS Hall of Fame Ceremony on May 30

    On Saturday, May 30, Emerson College’s radio station WERS 88.9 will host its seventh annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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    Robin Roberts to give Commencement undergrad address

    Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America will provide the undergraduate address at the 135th Emerson College Commencement on May 18. Pulitzer Prize-winning Emerson professor and author Megan Marshall will provide the graduate address. 

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    Immigration focus of Alternative Spring Break

    Students who participated in Alternative Spring Break last month in El Paso, Texas, and Boston shared stories about what they learned after meeting people affected by immigration policy in a Lunch and Learn event at Common Ground, in the Walker Building, on April 16.

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    E3 student business expo on April 24

    Emerson students will be competing in the 10th annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on Friday, April 24, when 17 student-created business ventures will be presented to local business leaders and the community.

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