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.

  • Leccese

    Leccese comments on Rolling Stone controversy

    Assistant Professor Mark Leccese of Journalism opined on the Rolling Stone cover photo controversy for WBUR's Cognoscenti blog.

  • Spencer Kimball

    Kimball weighs in on controversial Rolling Stone cover

    Communication Studies Scholar-in-Residence Spencer Kimball talked to New England Cable News about public outcry over Rolling Stone cover with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

  • Lanson

    Lanson: Newsrooms lack diversity

    Associate Professor Jerry Lanson, of the Journalism Department, argues in the Huffington Post there is a lack of minorities in newsrooms.

  • Simpson

    Simpson receiving RTDNF's Oldfield Award

    Carole Simpson, senior leader-in-residence of the Journalism Department and former ABC News anchor, has been honored with the 2013 Barney Oldfield Distinguished Service Award by RTDNF.

  • Chinese journalism students

    Chinese communication students visit Emerson

    30 Chinese communication students visited Emerson July 7-13, learning about of American press, marketing and social media. 

  • Emerson seal

    Meyer '15 speaks on transgender issues

    Mal Meyer '15, vice president of Emerson's Alliance for Gays, Lesbians and Everyone, was quoted in USA Today about transgender issues at colleges and universities nationwide.

  • Ross Lippman

    Sportscasters highlighted in Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe highlighted recent successes of student sports broadcasters, including Ross Lippman, who has been named the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America’s top collegiate sports broadcaster.

  • Minami

    10 students visit Japan

    Ten students visited Tokyo International University and toured Japan this month, making good on a memorandum of understanding President Lee Pelton signed with the Japanese institution last year.