Author Archives: Claudia Rivera

NY Film & Television Student Alliance 2017 Summit! 9/23/17 Save the date!

NYFTSA is a statewide, student-run organization that aims to help interested students gain experience in and learn about the film and television industry. Together with the Governor’s Office of TV and Film Development and connected with chapters at schools all around New York, the organization has given students the opportunity to meet and speak with current working professionals, tour the… Read more »

PMMA Speaker Event: “Breaking into Public Television with Brigid Sullivan”

Brigid Sullivan, of WGBH Boston, will be speaking with our PMMA students next Monday, 1/30 at 5:30pm at Lincoln Center campus in Martino Hall’s Communication and Media Studies Collaborative Media Lab. Brigid has won over 30 Emmys for her pioneering work at WGBH, and has focused on both educational programming (children and adults) and interactive and online education efforts by WGBH as… Read more »

Declare Your Major or Minor! CMS Dept. Info Sessions Coming Soon!

Rose Hill students!  Group declaration and information sessions are now underway.  If you want to declare one of our majors or minors, please attend one of these sessions before the deadline to declare, Feb. 25th, 2017. We have tried to schedule them on different days of the week and at times when we think students will be free.  Allow 10… Read more »

Award-Winning Scholar & Activist Jackson Kats Speaking at Fordham!

American Studies has put together an event series on the 2016 election and it kicks off next Thursday, 9/29, with the scholar-activist-filmmaker Jackson Katz. (www.Jacksonkatz.com)  He’ll be giving a richly-illustrated multimedia presentation called Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity.  It’s all about the role of white male identity politics in this election. Katz is based… Read more »

Search Announced for Two Tenure-Track Positions in Communication and Media Studies

The Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, The Jesuit University of New York, invites applications for the tenure-track position to commence September 1, 2017. This position will contribute to our new undergraduate major in Digital Technologies and Emerging Media, the interdisciplinary program in New Media and Digital Design, our new Masters in Public Media as well as… Read more »

Fall ’16 Course: “Writing for Broadcasting” Still Open for Registration!!!

A career in broadcasting journalism awaits you! This course provides an overview of the skills required for the writing of news stories for radio and television including “hard” news, analyses, commentaries and editorials. This course will examine the basic work rules, the best way to “tell a story”, the lead, writing to film and videotape, covering complex issues, punctuation and… Read more »

Fall’16 Course: “Social Media for Journalists” Has a Seat Open Just For YOU!

This is a research and practice-based course on social media, aimed at journalists who will need to understand and use social media. Students will research historical and contemporary innovation relating to social media, and will then develop strategies for creating impact throughout the course of the semester with their own journalistic projects using social media. Readings, discussions, project critiques, and… Read more »

Fall ’16 Course: Social Media for Journalists- NOW Open for Registration!

This is a research and practice-based course on social media, aimed at journalists who will need to understand and use social media. Students will research historical and contemporary innovation relating to social media, and will then develop strategies for creating impact throughout the course of the semester with their own journalistic projects using social media. Readings, discussions, project critiques, and… Read more »

CMS Adjunct Professor Nelson Kim’s New Feature Film! Check it out!!!

Communication and Media Studies Adjunct Professor Nelson Kim has written and directed his first feature film, called Someone Else. Following an award-winning run on the film-festival circuit and a theatrical release in Los Angeles, the movie is now available on iTunes and Amazon. Someone else is a surreal drama about the clash of wills between two Korean American cousins, starring… Read more »

Voices From The Margin ’16: Social Justice Short Film Contest

CALLING ALL COLLEGE FILMMAKERS!!! VOICES FROM THE MARGINS is the nation’s largest social justice film fest for college students, sponsored by America Media and Ignatian Solidarity Network. What social justice issue fires your passion? Create a short film to raise awareness. FIRST PRIZE includes top of the line production gear from Blackmagic Design plus a free trip to Washington, D.C., Nov. 12-13, 2016, to screen the film before an audience of 1,700… Read more »