Category: Emerging Media

Meet Serena Bronda (’16) Emerging Media Studies Alum and #Girlboss

Meet Emerging Media Studies alum, Serena Bronda. Serena is #girlboss and PR queen who landed a job at Eataly Boston right out of the EMS program. Now transitioning to a career at a PR healthcare agency, she provides us with her advice about networking in Boston and the Emerging Media Studies program. Q: Where are you… Read More

#ScreentimeBU 2017: Fake News, Real Emotion, and the Mediated Self

On June 22, 2017, the graduate students of Boston University’s Division of Emerging Media Studies are going to hold their third annual Conference on Emerging Media: #ScreentimeBU. This year’s theme is “Fake News, Real Emotion, and the Mediated Self.” #ScreentimeBU aims to explore the civic, social, and psychological implications of today’s media landscape. This conference is… Read More

Alumni Profile: Samantha Middleton (COM ’16)

Meet recent grad, Samantha! Since graduating from the Emerging Media Studies master’s program this summer, Samantha has landed a job in an advertising agency in Downtown Boston. Interested in her advice on success for current and prospective students in the program and beyond? So were we! Check out what Sam has to say about courses, balancing… Read More

COM grad pioneers new technology at Google

Google wants to play a leading role in VR through technologies such as Cardboard, which was released in 2014. And it’s part of Nooka Jones’ job to figure out how to make that happen. Jones (’10) is marketing manager and team lead at Google Creative Lab, a think tank in the company’s marketing division. His… Read More

Professor’s research goes national

To study TV viewers’ engagement with shows and stories featuring “anti-hero” characters, professor and co-director of the Communication Research Center Mina Tsay-Vogel is looking beyond the past research that suggests viewers enjoy watching “good” characters win and “bad” characters lose. In a 2013 study published in Mass Communication and Society, Tsay-Vogel and a professor at the University of Colorado, Colorado… Read More

Media Ventures graduate student learns to “Win from Within”

Garima Sharma shares what she learned from MAKERS 2016, a 36-hour action-plan to nurture leaders of tomorrow. Dr. Seuss said, “There’s no limit to how much you’ll know, depending how far beyond zebra you go.” If the wise doctor had accompanied me to the MAKERS 2016 conference earlier this month, he’d have been proud of me… Read More

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