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McLuhan in New York event – Oct. 13th 7:00-9:00pm – Free event!

From Fall 1967 to Spring 1968, Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan spent one academic year in New York City as the Albert Schweitzer Chair of the Humanities at Fordham University, invited by John Culkin S.J. On October 13th, 2017, the Department of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University, in conjunction with the Book & Media Studies Program at University… Read more »

Join me for “Rock ‘N’ Roll Never Forgets” Saturday, October 21st in Westchester

I’m presenting my live multimedia show “Rock ‘N’ Roll Never Forgets” at The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, NY on Saturday October 21st at 8pm. Hope you can join me for this great evening of rock and radio memories featuring highlights from my history-making interviews with John Lennon, Elton John, Jerry Garcia and more. We’ll revisit the Top 40 radio I… Read more »

PITCH NY – Pitch Your Original Film or TV Idea

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PITCH NY — your chance to pitch your original film or TV idea to a real entertainment industry professional! A one-day intensive workshop in NYC, PitchNY is focused on promoting diversity in the entertainment industry both by highlighting diverse content and increasing opportunity for content creators: filmmakers, producers, and writers. Diverse content may include themes of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation,… Read more »

Boren Information Session: September 14, 2017

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Are you interested in studying abroad for 6+ months fully funded? Are you interested in matters of U.S. national security? Are you interested in working for the government after graduation? If you answered yes to all three questions, you should consider applying for the Boren Scholarship (for undergraduates) or Boren Fellowship (for graduate students)!   BOREN AWARDS INFORMATION SESSION   September 14, 2017  … Read more »

Fall Opportunity for students at Fordham with MONO NO AWARE

I wanted to share some upcoming Fall events and opportunities organized by the cinema-arts non-profit MONO NO AWARE.  For the last 11 years MONO has organized an exhibition of expanded cinema, installation and sculpture that incorporates the moving image. This Fall we are teaching unique workshops, in film, photo-chemical processing, animation, 35mm motion picture production, and presenting screenings with visiting… Read more »

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 »

Fellowships for Grad Study in the UK – Info Session 4/19

Marshall Scholarship Info Sessions Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Rose Hill Campus: Dealy 101 @ 3:00PM Lincoln Center Campus: Lowenstein 524 @ 5:30PM Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree at any eligible university in the United Kingdom. Each year, up to forty Scholars are selected for the program, which is available to students… Read more »

CNBC Workshops at the 2017 AAJA, NABJ, and NAHJ Conventions

This summer, CNBC is hosting two business journalism workshops at the 2017 Journalist Conventions. The Business News Associate Workshop is designed for entry-level journalists and will take place at the 2017 AAJA and NAHJ National Conventions. The Business Reporting Workshop is designed for on-air reporters and multimedia journalists with 3-5 years of professional experience and will take place at the… Read more »

Fordham Russian Forum screens a short film!

The Fordham Russian Forum are screening a short film with documentary filmmaker Maksim Pozdorovkin (Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer). His new short film Our New President is a mash up of hilarious and intriguing clips about Trump in Russian state and social media (with English subtitles). They will screen the film, conduct a short interview and then open to q &… Read more »

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CALLING ASPIRING MEDIA ACTIVISTS! We’re writing to let you know about a wonderful new opportunity, DAMAS: Diversity and Media Activism Summer at Brooklyn College. Held in July, 2017 at the Feirstein School of Cinema inside Brooklyn’s Steiner Studios complex, Brooklyn College will offer a month-long summer intensive media and activism undergraduate program where students gain access to contributing their voices to the… Read more »