Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies
 
 
Important Deadlines 
Application to the 2015 Salzburg Academy is due Feb 27, 2015.
Application to the MA in Media Studies for Fall 2015 is due Feb 10, 2015 (early admission) or April 1, 2015 (regular admission).
Transferring to the MCOM BA? Requirements for transferring are either MCOM 201 or MCOM 202.
Programs & Degrees 
MA in Media Studies
BA in Media & Communication
Diploma in Media Communication
 
Study Abroad Programs
Salzburg Academy: Spend 3 summer weeks in Austria, earn 6 MCOM credits, and study global media literacy with 75 international students from all over the world. Deadline for Summer 2014 is February 28.
Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB): Study digital media literacy in Beirut for two weeks and earn 3 graduate credits.  Deadline for Summer 2014 is April 15. 
Danish School of Journalism: Study digital journalism for a full semester at the top journalism school in Denmark and earn 15 MCOM credits. Deadline for Fall 2014 is April 1.
 
Publications
2014
Dajani, Nabil. (2014). Technology Cannot a Revolution Make: Nas-book not Facebook. Arab Media and Society.
El-Hibri, Hatim. (2014). The Cultural Logic of Visibility in the Arab Uprisings. International Journal of Communication 
Melki, Jad.* (2014). The interplay of politics, economics and culture in news framing of Middle East Wars. Media, War and Conflict, 7(2), 165-186.

Melki, Jad,* et al., (2014). Media Exposure, Mediated Social Comparison to Idealized Images of Muscularity, and Anabolic Steroid Use. Health Communication.

Melki, Jad,* and Mallat, Sarah. (2014). Digital Activism: Efficacies and burdens of digital and social media for civic activism. Arab Media and Society, 19(Fall).
Melki, Jad,* and Mallat, Sarah. (2014). Block her entry, keep her down, and push her out: gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and the disenabling legal and social environments that face women journalists in the Arab world. Journalism Studies.
Melki, Jad,* and Farah, May. (2014). Educating Media Professionals with a Gender and Critical Media Literacy Perspective: How to battle gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the media workplace. International Association for Media and Communication Researchers (IAMCR) and UNESCO.
Melki, Jad,* et al., (2014). Syria Audience Research. Media in Cooperation and Transition (MiCT): Berlin, Germany.
2013
Melki, Jad,* and Deeb, Amal. (2013). [The media framing of war: Global media coverage of the 2006 war]
تأطير الحرب: تغطية الإعلام المرئي العالمي لحرب العام 2006. Al-Mustaqbal Al-Arabi (المستقبل العربي), 413 (July), 42-61.
Melki, Jad.* et al., (2013). Trauma Journalism Education: teaching merits, curricular challenges, and instructional approaches. Journalism Education, 2(2), 62-77.
News & Activities 
 
Media Brown Bag (Nov 26, 2014): Patrick McDonnell, LA Times correspondent in Beirut. Challenges of covering trauma stories.
Media Brown Bag (Nov 19, 2014): Jimmy Ghazal, head of digital operations at Quantum. Digital media in advertising.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 29, 2014): Lara Hajj, Programs Director at Quantum Communications. Project management in advertising.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 22, 2014): Delphine Eddé, publishing director of Diwanee. Digital content for women in the Middle East.
Media Brown Bag (Mar 26, 2014): Roy Haddad, WPP-MEA director and JWT-MEA chairman. The future of advertising. 
Media Brown Bag (Feb 26, 2014): Michael Randall, BBC Media Action project director. Media development and free press.
Media Brown Bag (Feb 19, 2014): Gabriel Chamoun, producer at The Talkies. Film production in Lebanon.
Media Brown Bag (Feb 12, 2014): Jihad Murr, COO of MTV. Lebanese TV and job opportunities.
Media Brown Bag (Nov 19, 2013): Alexander Marquardt, ABC News foreign correspondent in Beirut. The work of a Mideast correspondent.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 1, 2013):  Omar Sadek, managing director of JWT Beirut. Creating award winning campaigns.
Media Brown Bag (Sept 12, 2013):  Jamal Ghosn, Managing Editor of Al-Akhbar. Verifying information in the digital age.
     
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