Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies
Important Deadlines 
Application to the MA in Media Studies for Spring 2015 is due Nov 3, 2014.
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.
News & Activities 
Media Brown Bag (Apr 23, 2014): George Ajjan, political & media analyst, tackles campaign communications before and during elections.
Media Brown Bag (Apr 16, 2014): Documentary Film Screening. "Women's Island" by Leyla Assaf-Tengroth an award winning Swedish film director.
Media Brown Bag (Apr 9, 2014): Pierre Rabbat, host and producer at MTV Lebanon, examines trends in TV programming.
Media Brown Bag (Apr 2, 2014): Mohamed Fathallah, co-founder and regional managing director of, tackles the emergence of video on demand platforms.
Media Brown Bag (Mar 26, 2014): Roy Haddad, WPP-MEA director and JWT-MEA chairman, ponders the future of advertising. 
Media Brown Bag (Mar 19, 2014): A panel discussion sponsored by Al-Monitor on news coverage of Syria war.
Media Brown Bag (Mar 12, 2014):
Nicholas Noe, political analyst, explores news influence on policymakers and public opinion.
Media Brown Bag (Mar 3, 2014):
Jimmy Ghazal, head of Digital Operations at Quantum, tackles the role of digital media in advertising.
Media Brown Bag (Feb 26, 2014): Michael Randall, BBC Media Action project director, explores media development and free press.
Media Brown Bag (Feb 19, 2014): Gabriel Chamoun, producer/partner at The Talkies, discusses advert and film production in Lebanon.
Media Brown Bag (Feb 12, 2014): Jihad Murr, COO of MTV, tackles the state of Lebanese media and job opportunities for fresh graduates.
Media Brown Bag (Feb 5, 2014): Meris Lutz , deputy Lebanon editor of the Daily Star, talks about her work as a journalist.
Media Brown Bag (Dec 5, 2013):
Al Thoumy, a TV Presenter at MTV Lebanon, discusses his work in the field of TV productions.
Media Brown Bag (Nov 26, 2013): Nora Boustany, a visiting lecturer at AUB, discusses her Pulitzer nominated journalistic work.
Media Brown Bag (Nov 19, 2013): Alexander Marquardt, ABC News foreign correspondent in Beirut, tackles the work of a Mideast correspondent.
Media Brown Bag (Nov 12, 2013): Melissa Tabeek and Omar Alkalout of Transterra Media, an international digital news agency, talk about the work of independent journalists in the digital age.
Media Brown Bag (Nov 7, 2013): Ali Mak, evening show host at Virgin Radio Lebanon, discusses the job of a radio presenter.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 29, 2013): Dalal Mawad,  multimedia journalist and TV reporter for LBCI, discusses the job of a TV news editor and reporter.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 24, 2013): Elie Nasr, Managing Partner at FOO, discusses Mobile Application, Games Development and Media Entrepreneurship.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 8, 2013): Ghadi Sary, News Producer at BBC Beirut, discusses priorities and responsibilities of producing news in conflict areas.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 3, 2013): Dr. Maha Taki, project manager at BBC Media Action, discusses media developement projects and media research in the Middle East.
Media Brown Bag (Oct 1, 2013):  Omar Sadek, managing director of JWT Beirut, discusses his career in advertising and what is involved in creating award winning campaigns.
Media Brown Bag (Sept 26, 2013): Dr. Mohammed Jawad, from Imperial College School of Public Health, London, addressed the growing role of social media in healthcare.
  Media Brown Bag (Sept 19, 2013): Nehme Abouzeid, publisher of Time Out Beirut and Entrepreneur Magazine, examined the Lebanese publishing industry.
Media Brown Bag (Sept 12, 2013):  Jamal Ghosn, Managing Editor of Al-Akhbar newspaper (English), discussed editorial decision making and verifying information in the digital age.
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