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.

  • Final debate watch panel

    Final Presidential Debate Watch Opens Global Summit on Politics, Sports Communication

    As she reflected on her coverage of the 1968 presidential race between Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, and George Wallace, Emerson Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson said she thought she’d never see another presidential race like it in her lifetime – until this year.

  • Bob Dylan in Toronto

    Tim Riley on Dylan’s Nobel Prize

    Emerson College Today asked Assistant Professor of Journalism and NPR critic Tim Riley about the announcement Thursday, October 13, that the Swedish Academy is awarding the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan.

  • Carla Gualdron '12

    Alumna Leading Teen Journalism Program That Inspired Her

    On September 6, Carla Gualdron '12 became program director of Teens in Print, guiding a new generation of young writers in their reporting, their writing, and, if she has anything to do with it, their future careers as journalists.

  • Presidential debate panel

    Panelists Debate Election Coverage Before Candidates Debate Issues

    Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Carole Simpson appeared on a panel Monday night with Trump regional campaign field coordinator Bill McCarthy and former Clinton administration communication strategist Fred Baldassaro ’96 to introduce the first presidential debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton to the fiery crowd.

  • EDC Avery Street

    Checking Out Emerson Film/TV Gear Just Got Easier

    The Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) has a new home, and this one is bigger, more efficient, and better able to serve students and faculty working on audio, video, film, and digital productions.

  • Tim Riley

    Riley Book Cited as Crucial Beatles Reading in Globe Article

    Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr gave a shoutout to Assistant Professor of Journalism Tim Riley's book, Tell Me Why, in his review of Ron Howard's new documentary, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week -- The Touring Years.

  • Ansin scholarship winners

    Ansin Scholarships Broaden Opportunity for Deserving Students

    Recipients of two scholarships endowed by Channel 7 owner Ed Ansin joined representatives of the station and the College Friday, September 16, to thank Ansin for his generosity to Emerson. 

  • Weld Q&A

    Emerson Students Get First Crack at Questioning VP Candidate

    The visit by the former Massachusetts governor and Libertarian vice presidential candidate William Weld on Thursday, September 8, was hosted by the Department of Communication Studies, which extended invitations to all presidential tickets to speak to students during this election cycle.