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.

  • WECB

    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.

  • Ferrell

    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. 

  • Anchorman 2 screening

    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.

  • Burgundy

    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.

  • Hollywood sign

    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. 

  • Tinker

    Mary Beth Tinker visits Emerson

    Student rights advocate Mary Beth Tinker visited Emerson November 14 to discuss her landmark Supreme Court case, Tinker v. Des Moines (1969), in which she won the right to wear a black armband protesting the Vietnam War in a public school.

  • Burgundy

    Emerson's keepin' it classy

    Emerson will name its School of Communication, for one day only, the "Ron Burgundy School of Communication" in honor of legendary anchorman Ron Burgundy.

  • OITNB Alex Vause

    Students recreate 'Orange' characters

    Emerson student creativity got the approving nod of actor Laverne Cox via Twitter, after the students' exceptional recreation of an Orange is the New Black publicity poster.

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