Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Eric Gordon, executive director of the Engagement Lab and professor

New initiative ‘Transforming Narratives of Gun Violence’ launches two undergraduate courses

By Sophia Pargas, Living Arts Editor
December 1, 2021

Emerson’s Engagement Lab is launching a new three-year initiative titled “Transforming Narratives of Gun Violence” in partnership with Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Gun Violence Prevention...

It’s one thing to engage in fearmongering by spreading conspiracy theories on a Facebook message board, and another to give them more coverage on prominent news platforms.

Fear-mongering in the media has spiraled out of control

By Shannon Garrido, Multimedia Managing Editor
April 7, 2021

On March 25, NPR published “Few Facts, Millions Of Clicks: Fear Mongering Vaccine Stories Go Viral Online.” In the story, NPR analysts point out that while the odds of dying after receiving a COVID-19...

Emerson’s cost of attendance increased from $19,303 per year in 1990 to $67,832 in 2019. Cullen Granzen / Berkeley Staff

President Pelton gets on the ‘gram

By Annika Hom
September 19, 2018

President M. Lee Pelton revamped his social media presence over the summer to improve communication between him and the Emerson community. His new approach notifies students and staff about changes...

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