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.

  • Filmmaker Valerius Goes to White House

    Valerius, MA ’06, was among the group of 25 influential black women invited by First Lady Michelle Obama to the White House for a special screening of Tyler Perry’s For Colored Women.

  • Asim on controversial Fox Network interview with Reza Aslan

    Jabari Asim, associate professor of WLP weighs in on Fox's controversial interview with religious scholar Reza Aslan about his new book.

  • Asian American Journalists Assoc. holds camp

    Aspiring young journalists and professionals from across the U.S. converged on Emerson for the annual Asian American Journalists Association's JCamp from July 29 to August 3.

  • State Department Spokesman Visits Emerson

    Twitter revolutions, WikiLeak revelations, blogging, and the worldwide power of social media were among the topics addressed by U.S. State Department spokesperson Philip "P.J." Crowley when he visited campus March 10. 

  • 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.

  • Riley releases Lennon biography

    Published by Hyperion Books, Emerson Associate Professor of Journalism Tim Riley released his latest book Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music—The Definitive Life on September 20.

  • Penny '12 works for U.S. Olympic Committee

    It's no surprise that Brandon Penny '12 is working at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as digital media content manager for teamusa.org.

  • Simpson talks about moderating debates

    Emerson Journalism Leader-in-Residence Carole Simpson spoke with The Takeaway about her experience of being the first woman and minority to solely moderate a presidential debate

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