Posts Tagged "media studies"

Roundtable “After Ghomeshi: Lessons in Media Uses and Abuses”

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 | 0 comments

After Ghomeshi: Lessons in Media Uses and Abuses A Media@McGill round-table discussion Free and open to the public Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Leacock 232, McGill University On March 24, 2016 former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi was acquitted of all charges in a highly mediatized sexual assault trial. Apart from its significant social and legal ramifications, the Ghomeshi “scandal,” as it has been qualified by various news outlets, involved complex media relations between all actors involved, and sometimes their audiences. This Media@McGill round-table discussion is the...

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2016 Story Money Impact: Scholarship Application

Posted on Mar 17, 2016 | 0 comments

Scholarship Application From Dahne Jobson Chair, Toronto Community Media Network (Independent Community Television Toronto Steering Committee) 2016 Story Money Impact The Inspirit Foundation is excited to offer 4 scholarships for young media-makers to attend this year’s Media That Matters: Story Money Impact at the Hollyhock Institute on B.C.’s Cortes Island from June 1-5, 2016. What is it? Media That Matters: Story Money Impact is a practical workshop for media-makers, principled funders, and highly motivated activists who want to ensure their work makes a difference. This intimate...

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Barcelona 2016 Centre for Media & Celebrity Studies – Keynote Speaker P. David Marshall

Posted on Dec 21, 2015 | 0 comments

2016 CMCS Keynote Speaker Professor P David Marshall Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists, and celebrities selling? Red Room, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal Barcelona, Spain July 3 – 5, 2016 Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Thursday, December 31, 2015 Conference URL: http://cmc-centre.com/conferences/barcelona/ “Commodifying the Celebrity-Self: The Peculiar Emergence, Formation and Value of “Industrial” Agency in the Contemporary Attention Economy” by P David Marshall Historically and contextually, individuality has been valued quite...

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Barcelona CFP 2016 Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists & celebrities selling?

Posted on Nov 9, 2015 | 0 comments

Bridging Gaps: What are the media, publicists, and celebrities selling? Red Room, Four Points by Sheraton Barcelona Diagonal Barcelona, Spain July 3rd – 5th, 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS Public personalities hold the power to draw attention to products, services, and charities through their endorsement. Celebrity activists, for example, can help to change the world. From Elizabeth Taylor to George Clooney, celebrities have proven that their status can help raise awareness and funds for issues such as aids, poverty and global warming. However, many activists have also gained fame by standing up...

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Scholars as Critics: A Professional Development Workshop for Academics

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 | 0 comments

Scholars as Critics: A Professional Development Workshop for Academics This workshop will offer guidance and address questions on professional skills and career opportunities both inside and outside academia. In particular, the workshop will offer insights and resources for scholars to become critics and experts in media and in other public spheres.  The workshop includes basic media and public relations training and addresses how to answer questions from reporters. Key Speakers: Jennifer Polk is an academic and career coach for graduate students and PhDs. She earned her PhD in history from...

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