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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    Grants Get Communication Departments Innovating -- Fast

    The Emerson College School of Communication offered an alternative to its faculty for the first time this year with Instant Innovation Grants, which expedited six projects.

  • Roger House

    House, Gibson Win 2016 Huret Faculty Excellence Awards

    Emerson College faculty members Roger House and Nigel Gibson will each take a semester off from teaching in the next academic year to pursue research as winners of the 2016 Judy and Bob Huret Award.

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    Emerson Student Interns with Pulitzer-Winning News Team

    Shannon O’Connor flew out to Los Angeles last May to become an intern with the Los Angeles Times. What she became was a member of a Pulitzer Prize-winning team.

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    Alt Press Course Turns Emerson Students into Advocates

    Associate Professor Roger House's History of Alternative Journalism class did a year-end project on hunger in Boston, which is being compiled and added to the Victory Stride website, a repository of information, discussion, and research on Afro-American social justice history.

  • Yasser Munif and Robin Yassin-Kassab

    Authors Urge West to Listen to Syrian Voices

    Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami, authors of Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War, spoke to an audience of Emerson students and faculty on March 30 about the failure of the West to acknowledge the complete picture.

  • Doug Struck

    Struck on Cuba’s Biodiversity, NPR station WUWM

    Senior Journalist-in-Residence Doug Struck discusses how new relations between the United States and Cuba have environmentalists concerned about how American tourism will affect the Cuban ecosystem.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball on NY Primary, MSNBC

    Spencer Kimball, Emerson College Polling Society advisor and senior scholar-in-residence, was interviewed by MSNBC about the New York primary and where Donald Trump stands in terms of winning his home state.

  • Paul Niwa

    Niwa on Southern California News Group, Bloomberg

    Paul Niwa, associate professor and interim chair of the Journalism Department, was interviewed by Bloomberg about the recent sales of the newspapers Orange County Register and Riverside-Press Enterprise. Together, the papers are now called the Southern California News Group.