Internship Opportunity: PIRG Fellowships Application Deadline (Oct. 3rd)

U.S. PIRG FELLOW Early application deadline: Monday, Oct. 3rd Apply online today Who We’re Looking For Do you think the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms makes no sense? Is overturning Citizens United one of the most important things we can do to put regular Americans back in the driver’s seat of our democracy? Do we need to go above… Read more »

Upcoming Event: Communication as a Vocation: At the Intersection of Media, Faith, and Culture

The Paulist Press and the Fordham University Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education present Communication as a Vocation: At the Intersection of Media, Faith, and Culture Join us for this daylong conference that will bring together media professionals from broadcasting, publishing, and the performing arts. Please click the flier for more information and RSVP! This event is free and… 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 »

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 »