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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    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.

  • Doug Struck on the set of WGBH Greater Boston

    Struck on President Obama’s Visit to Cuba, WGBH

    Douglas Struck, senior journalist-in-residence in the Journalism Department, was on on WGBH-TV's Greater Boston with Jim Braude as part of a panel discussion about President Obama’s latest trip to Cuba.

  • 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.

  • Raul Reis

    Raul Reis Named Dean of Emerson College’s School of Communication

    Emerson College has appointed Dr. Raul Reis as dean of the School of Communication and professor in the Department of Communication Studies, effective July 1, 2016.

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    Emerson Polling Society interview on NECN

    Spencer Kimball, communications professor and Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) advisor, and Henry Krause ’16 talk to New England Cable News about ECPS’s latest poll of the GOP primary in South Carolina.