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Broadcasting from Emerson College’s School of Communication in Boston, Massachusetts, "Campus on the Common," provides an expert view into the field of media and communication through the lens of academic experts and industry professionals from Emerson and beyond. The podcast explores areas such as multimedia storytelling, media ethics, and how new technologies are affecting the communication industry. A national leader for cutting-edge research and education, Emerson's School of Communication houses hands-on programs in journalism, marketing, communication disorders, public relations, and sports communication, among others, preparing students to thrive in the classroom and in their careers.

Broadcasting from Emerson College’s School of Communication in Boston, Massachusetts, "Campus on the Common," provides an expert view into the field of media and communication through the lens of academic experts and industry professionals from Emerson and beyond. The podcast explores areas such as multimedia storytelling, media ethics, and how new technologies are affecting the communication industry. A national leader for cutting-edge research and education, Emerson's School of Communication houses hands-on programs in journalism, marketing, communication disorders, public relations, and sports communication, among others, preparing students to thrive in the classroom and in their careers.

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Broadcasting from Emerson College’s School of Communication in Boston, Massachusetts, "Campus on the Common," provides an expert view into the field of media and communication through the lens of academic experts and industry professionals from Emerson and beyond. The podcast explores areas such as multimedia storytelling, media ethics, and how new technologies are affecting the communication industry. A national leader for cutting-edge research and education, Emerson's School of Communication houses hands-on programs in journalism, marketing, communication disorders, public relations, and sports communication, among others, preparing students to thrive in the classroom and in their careers.

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@emersonsoc

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English

Contact:

617-824-3872


Episodes

Dr. Carol Ferrara | Islamophobia

11/25/2020
In France, we’re seeing a continuous pattern of Discrimination, fear, hatred and violence associated with Islamophobia. What’s at the heart of the matter and is it possible to be both French and Muslim in France? We spoke with Dr. Carol Ferrara, an Assistant Professor at Emerson College and a Sociocultural Anthropologist with expertise and field experience in France.

Duration:00:32:05

Dr. Rhiannon Luyster | Research into Autism and Language Development

10/28/2020
How do children with autism spectrum disorder develop language skills? Recent research shows signs that 3-rd party conversations may be a possible avenue for children with ASD to learn the language. If correct, this hypothesis may reveal insights into new ways of teaching children important early language skills. In this episode, we’ll talk with Dr Rhinnon Luyster about her research into how children with autism may benefit from a language-rich environment.

Duration:00:29:51

Dr. Gina Gayle | Multimedia Storytelling

10/14/2020
A picture is worth a thousand words. Some of the most iconic moments in modern history have been captured through the lens of photojournalists. These dedicated witnesses to history conform to an ethical code of conduct and apply their truth in documenting what they see As modern technology democratizes who gets to craft and share the story, what separates the professional photojournalist as a multimedia storyteller from a passerby with a Smartphone camera? Everyone has a story, but not...

Duration:00:30:36

Dr. Lauren Anderson | Sports And Protest

9/30/2020
NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem, Olympic medalists John Carlos and Tommie Smith raised a fist on the podium and basketball legend LeBron James refused to shut up and dribble. How do professional sports and social activism intertwine, and what impact do sports continue to have on the ongoing struggle to build a more equitable world?

Duration:00:29:58

Sara Asem | Emotional Intelligence

9/9/2020
In stressful times, it’s easy to lose your cool. Empathy and reason become hard to come by and we can react to others as well as ourselves in a less-than-positive manner. So what can we do about how we feel and how we manage relationships with others? Let’s talk about Emotional intelligence. In this episode- we’ll talk with Sara Asem an Emerson College graduate, founder of Luminary Minds who practices as an emotional intelligence professional.

Duration:00:29:01

Crisis Communications | Dr. Vincent Raynauld

7/21/2020
In just the last few months, we've seen plague, brutality, protest, murder hornets, locust, wayward asteroids, and unemployment numbers unseen for generations. So who do we look to in a time a crisis? What do we, the public, need to hear? Why are some leaders effective in getting the public to respond, while others fail miserably? How do you get the word out? What are the key concepts and best practices of crisis communications?

Duration:00:30:50

Lets Talk About Race | Cheryl Owsley Jackson & Heather May

6/25/2020
In this episode let’s start to unpack the difficult topic of racism. Today’s guests from Emerson College are Cheryl Owsley Jackson, a Journalist in Residence and Certified Diversity Trainer. Heather May is a Senior Lecturer and Chair of the faculty assembly. For the purpose of understanding perceptive Cheryl Owsley Jackson is a bi-racial woman that identifies as black while Heather May identifies as a cisgender white women.

Duration:00:42:09

Azeta Hatef | Media For Social Change

4/30/2020
Media is a powerful tool that shapes our everyday lives. But how do others worldwide engage with media and harness its power for social change? In this episode, we’ll talk with Dr. Azeta Hatef about empowering underrepresented groups through media. Dr. Azeta Hatef is a media researcher and award-winning instructor. Her scholarly interests focus on issues of social media as activism for underrepresented groups, gender and identity, and media systems in a global context.

Duration:00:25:35

Sanjay Pothen | Voice Technology

2/18/2020
Alexa, do my homework. Voice-enabled technology has arrived and is becoming a bigger part of our daily lives. Where is this technology going, what are the implications for industry, education and at home? How do you get in on this trend's ground floor? Why should we care? In this episode of Campus on the Common we'll talk with Emerson Lauch's Director Sanjay Pothen about Voice Technology.

Duration:00:32:20

Laura Glufing Tham | Managing Dementia

1/23/2020
In this episode of Campus on the Common we'll talk with Laura Glufling Tham about how Emerson College's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders provides services and strategies to those challenges with dementia

Duration:00:27:30

Political Ethics | Peter Loge

12/5/2019
In today’s politically divided climate, people don’t normally associate politics with ethical values. So how does this intersection connect to political discourse and modern media? In this episode, we are talking with Peter Loge about the relationship between politics and ethics in a modern democracy.

Duration:00:29:21

The Business of Creative Enterprises With Wes Jackson

11/5/2019
What do movie producers, music executives, fashion designers, and product innovators have in common? How do you cultivate creativity and turn artistic insight into a business opportunity? In this episode, we’ll talk with Emerson College Director of Business of Creative Enterprises, Wes Jackson about the intersection between business and creativity.

Duration:00:35:58

Netflix, Community Engagement and Streaming Media with Dr. Sharifa Simon - Roberts

10/24/2019
Netflix goes beyond providing entertainment services. As you talk with Netflix users, it becomes clear that Netflix helps to foster community. In her research, Communication Studies Professor Sharifa Simon-Roberts discovered a phenomenally high rate of Netflix consumption among Gen-Z African Americans. But when did this begin, and why? More importantly, what does this tell us about streaming media and our sense of community? Sharifa shares her discoveries and theories in this episode.

Duration:00:27:01

English Language Learning | Jeremy Heflin

10/3/2019
Learning a new language can be hard. As a college student, how do you go about the process of adapting to a new language and culture? What resources are available and how to do you deal with all the nuances, metaphors, and slang of spoken English in a classroom environment? Hear from Emerson College English Language Coordinator/Lecturer Jeremy Heflin on English Language Learning.

Duration:00:27:39

Marketing Automation | Randy Harrison

9/12/2019
How do marketers use technology to send the right message to the right person at the right time in a personalized yet massive scale? Why is it that when we click on some web content, we generally start receiving more related content through different mediums and channels? In this episode of Campus on the Common, we’ll talk with Emerson College Adjunct Professor Randy Harrison about Marketing Automation, what it is, what it does and why it’s important for next-generation marketers.

Duration:00:28:53

Consumer Behavior | Dr. Naa Amponsah DoDoo

9/5/2019
Consumer behavior research examines all aspects of purchasing behavior – from pre-purchase activities through to post-purchase consumption, evaluation and purchase decision activities. In this episode of Campus on the Common, we'll speak with Dr. Naa Amponsah Dodoo, about Consumer Behaviour Research and its implications for marketers and advertisers and product managers.

Duration:00:23:13

Education, Immigration & The Boston City Council - A Conversation With Alejandra St. Guillen

8/21/2019
Alejandra St Guillen has led a life in service both inside and outside of government. She has served as a public school teacher, an activist, and ran the Mayor of Boston’s Office of Immigrant Advancement. She is now trying to serve in a new way and is a candidate for one of Boston’s City Councilors at Large positions.

Duration:00:36:38

What is Public Relations? | Dr. Maria Scott

8/7/2019
When used correctly, Public relations can make or break an organization. While everyone seems to know the term public relations, not everyone understands what it means. Its evolved into much more than sending the right messages to the right people at the right time, its also about relationships, narrative, strategy, tactics and logistics. So what is Public Relations? How is it different than marketing or advertising and what are the key attributes that will make a public relations expert...

Duration:00:29:31

Water Rights | Dr Nejem Raheem

7/25/2019
Water, we all need it but do we have a right to it? Dr. Nejem Raheem, discusses the role of communications in contending with the complexity of water rights. Dr. Raheem brings over 15 years of experience as an environmental economist to Emerson College. His expertise is in economic analysis of natural resource and environmental issues, focusing on ecosystem services and traditional or indigenous economies.

Duration:00:33:11

Your Brain on Politics | Dr. Ruth Grossman

7/11/2019
How does the brain of a liberal vs a brain of a conservative react to the same message? In this episode, we'll talk with Dr. Ruth Grossman about your brain on politics.

Duration:00:25:57