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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    Berkeley Beacon wins 2 awards

    The Berkley Beacon, Emerson’s weekly student newspaper, recently won two Pinnacle Awards from the College Media Association.

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    Journalism offers data visualization class

    Students in Assistant Professor Catherine D’Ignazio’s data visualization course are learning how to go beyond reading Excel spreadsheets to use data to tell stories. The approach gives students a new perspective, thus preparing them for new responsibilities as journalists.

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    Emerson alumna Bianca de la Garza is launching a new television show for the New England area.

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    Ebola impact costly for hospitals

    A discussion forum November 13 on the much-discussed Ebola virus had medical and media professionals laying out facts versus fiction while taking questions from students in the Bordy Theater.

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    Journalist jailed for 'Daily Show' appearance speaks

    Maziar Bahari, the Canadian-Iranian journalist who was jailed for 118 days in Iran after appearing on The Daily Show, spoke with Emerson students November 5 after a screening of Rosewater, a new film about his ordeal.

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    High turnout for Internship Fair

    The Fall 2014 Internship Fair was held at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel on October 29, bringing a high turnout of Emerson students seeking internships in the communication and arts fields.

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    Gup remembers Bradlee in the New York Times

    Journalism Professor Ted Gup remembers legendary newsman Ben Bradlee, who died on Tuesday, October 21, at 93.

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    Family Weekend 2014 celebrated

    Hundreds of students and their parents participated in Family Weekend 2014, held October 17-19, with events ranging from the annual President’s Breakfast, Family Weekend Talent Showcase, EVVY Award Showcase, and numerous “Mini College Sessions” in classrooms with faculty members.