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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    Gup's book touches Ohio town

    Journalism Professor Ted Gup's hometown of Canton, Ohio, is hosting a month of events to honor his book, A Secret Gift, a true story of how Canton residents got help from a Secret Santa in 1933.

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    Emerson hosting high school journalists

    Emerson College this summer will host JCamp, a multicultural journalism workshop for high school students sponsored by the Asian American Journalists Association.

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    Emerson LA: A media hub

    At the new Emerson College Los Angeles, which opens January 12, students will find state-of-the-art spaces with cutting-edge technology for everything from theater practice to audio and visual production and live video lectures.

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    WECB's hidden theater story gets attention

    Did you know there’s a theater hidden underneath Emerson’s neighbor, the M. Steinert & Sons piano store, at 162 Boylston Street? Emerson’s WECB student radio station recently reported the story.

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    Video: Will Ferrell talks to students at screening

    Actor Will Ferrell talked to some lucky Emerson students at AMC Loews Boston Common Theater who attended an exclusive screening of Anchorman 2 on December 4. 

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    Anchorman 2 exclusively viewed by students

    Emerson students stood in long lines to exclusively screen Anchorman 2 during Will Ferrell's visit to campus December 4 as main character Ron Burgundy.

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    It's official (for a day): Burgundy School of Comm.

    The pillar of journalism himself—Ron Burgundy—choked back tears at the Semel Theater on December 4 as President Lee Pelton officially renamed the School of Communication the "Ron Burgundy School of Communication" for one day.

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    5 things to know about Emerson Los Angeles

    The new Emerson College Los Angeles will open its doors in the heart of Hollywood to 130 Emerson students looking to enhance their education in the arts, entertainment, and communication fields. 

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