Summer ’16 Course: Intro to Communications & Media Studies NOW open for Registration!

The course is an introduction to the major approaches, theories and perspectives in the study of communication and media. Through readings and lectures students will learn the foundation necessary for advanced study in these fields, discussing such diverse topics as keeping secrets, human territoriality, the cost/benefit analysis of romantic relationships, the class construction of taste in hi/low culture, American media’s… Read more »

Register for History of Television this Fall 2016 @ Lincoln Center!

A look at television’s past, present, and future- from radio to YouTube and beyond. This course surveys the aesthetic, technological, and industrial developments of American television. Starting with the foundations of television in radio and in the global developments of television technologies, the course moves through the development of the network era up to the transitional stages between network and… Read more »

Register for First-Person Journalism for Fall 2016 @ Lincoln Center!

What can explain the enduring popularity of Tom Wolfe and Hunter Thompson and Joan Didion? Brilliant journalism, incisive insight, and provocative ideas. First-person journalism is nothing new. As part of the New Journalism movement, reporters like Wolfe and Didion have infused their storytelling with their personal experience and observations. Today, the digital shift in journalism and explosion of social media… Read more »

Register for Interviews & Profiles Course for Fall 2016 @ Lincoln Center!

The art of the interview is not easy to master. But at the heart of all great journalism you find the crucial interviews that bring to life and reveal a human being or a human condition. One of the great challenges of all journalists, whether digital, print, cable, or broadcast, is the interview. This course will explore the many methods… Read more »

CMS Hosts Admitted Students for its new Public Media MA

On Wednesday, April 20, 13 admitted students came to mingle with members of the faculty, our partners WFUV and WNYC, advisory board members, the director of Career Services, and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences staff to enjoy everyone’s company and find out more about the program.  We gathered at the Donald McGannon Center for Communication Research at Fordham’s Rose Hill… Read more »

Join us for a CMS Information Session! March 31 @ 12:30, LL 518

Dr. Gwenyth Jackaway, professor and associate chair of communication and media studies, will host an information session to provide an overview of the proposed majors along with some guidance for students about requirements and how to plan fall 2016 schedules. Feel free to join us! When: Thursday March 31, 2016 @ 12:30-1:30pm Where: Lincoln Center Campus, Lowenstein Building, Room 518…. Read more »

FREE VIP Tickets to the Nightly Show & Internship Opportunities for Fordham Students!

The Nightly Show invites Fordham staff and students to attend the show and experience television behind the screen. For students interested in an internship, you must attend a show with a resume to express your interest. Tickets are FREE and the e-mail link may be reused to attend numerous shows. For professors who wish to make it a class trip or assignment,… Read more »

Free Film Screening: The Name of the Rose, March 2 at 6pm, LL 424

Next Wednesday, March 2nd at 6:00 pm, there will be a special screening of The Name of the Rose, to honor the recently deceased philosopher and writer Umberto Eco. Please come along and bring your friends. Location: Lincoln Center, Lowenstein Building, room 424 For more information, please see attached flyer. THE NAME OF THE ROSE_S16

Come TODAY and Meet NBC’s Bob Dotson at his book signing and talk @ Martino Hall, 7th Floor!

Come and hear Bob Dotson talk about his 40-year career in TV news and what you need to get ahead in journalism today! Communication & Media Studies Dept. Martino Hall, 45 Columbus Avenue, 7th Floor Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from 11:30am – 1:00pm. Pizza lunch will be served.

“Deafening Modernism: The Politics and Poetics of Communicative Norms”- A Seminar Open to Faculty and Students!

The Fordham University Seminar on  Disability Research across Disciplines talk by Prof. Rebecca Sanchez “Deafening Modernism: The Politics and Poetics of Communicative Norms” With a discussion by Stephanie Kerschbaum (University of Delaware) Information: The seminar will be in RH (Keating 124) and LC (Lowenstein 614) linked by videoconference from 12 to 1:30 on Wed. Feb 24th, 2016. Lunch will be provided. Feel free to forward this invitation to other faculty and students who… Read more »