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32 minutes | 2 months ago
Dr. Carol Ferrara | Islamophobia
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.
30 minutes | 3 months ago
Dr. Rhiannon Luyster | Research into Autism and Language Development
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.
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Dr. Gina Gayle | Multimedia Storytelling
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 everyone can tell some else's story. In this episode, we’ll talk with Dr. Gina Gayle, a professor of visual and multimedia storytelling at Emerson college.
30 minutes | 4 months ago
Dr. Lauren Anderson | Sports And Protest
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?
31 minutes | 6 months ago
Crisis Communications | Dr. Vincent Raynauld
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?
42 minutes | 7 months ago
Lets Talk About Race | Cheryl Owsley Jackson & Heather May
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.
26 minutes | 9 months ago
Azeta Hatef | Media For Social Change
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.
32 minutes | a year ago
Sanjay Pothen | Voice Technology
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.
28 minutes | a year ago
Laura Glufing Tham | Managing Dementia
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
29 minutes | a year ago
Political Ethics | Peter Loge
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.
36 minutes | a year ago
The Business of Creative Enterprises With Wes Jackson
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.
27 minutes | a year ago
Netflix, Community Engagement and Streaming Media with Dr. Sharifa Simon - Roberts
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.
28 minutes | a year ago
English Language Learning | Jeremy Heflin
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.
29 minutes | a year ago
Marketing Automation | Randy Harrison
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.
23 minutes | a year ago
Consumer Behavior | Dr. Naa Amponsah DoDoo
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.
37 minutes | a year ago
Education, Immigration & The Boston City Council - A Conversation With Alejandra St. Guillen
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.
30 minutes | a year ago
What is Public Relations? | Dr. Maria Scott
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 truly effective? In this episode, we’ll talk with Dr. Maria Scott. Dr. Scott is a professor at Emerson College’s School of Communication she is also a public relations practitioner with decades of experiences working with iconic brands such as NASCAR, ESPN, the National Football League, the National hockey league, the PGA as well as a host of non-profits and small business.
33 minutes | 2 years ago
Water Rights | Dr Nejem Raheem
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.
26 minutes | 2 years ago
Your Brain on Politics | Dr. Ruth Grossman
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.
37 minutes | 2 years ago
Streaming Media | Bob Lyons
Bob Lyons, a 20-year veteran of the media industry and affiliated faculty member at Emerson College discusses the growing prevalence of streaming media and the different impacts they're having on consumers and content creators alike.
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