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 »

ATTENTION: FALL 2016 CMS COURSES IN DANGER OF CANCELLATION!

The classes listed below, scheduled to be offered at Lincoln Center in the fall, are in danger of cancellation due to low enrollment.  Attached you will find flyers providing course descriptions.  If you have any interest in any of them,  but have run into difficulty registering due to a pre-requisite,  PLEASE get in touch with Dr. Jackaway (jackaway@fordham.edu) right away!… Read more »

Fall ’16 Course: Writing TV Sitcoms Open for Registration! Laughter always welcome!

Are you looking for another course for Fall 2016? How about a class geared to make you laugh out loud and where you’ll learn how to make others laugh, as well? If this sounds like something for you, please join us for the course! Sitcoms are shot by multiple cameras which limit the action to one or two sets. This… Read more »

Summer ’16 Course @ LC Campus: Intro to Media Industries NOW Open for Registration!

Learn about some of the most important industries in New York City! We consume media products daily but rarely think about the complex labor, production, and distribution systems that manufacture the broadcast, digital, and print messages around us. This interactive summer course will give you an overview of the television, film, print, music, gaming, advertising and PR industries. You will… Read more »

Fall ’16 Course: Privacy and Surveillance- NOW Open for Registration!

Today’s news headlines are filled with reports of new threats and invasions to privacy. This course will explore the domestic and international development of data privacy law and policy and focus on issues of privacy, security and the emerging regulations that establish fair information practices for the Internet, online platforms, media institutions and global electronic commerce. Particular attention will be… Read more »

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 »