The Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) is in VICE magazine. Thanks to journalist Luke Ottenhoff and CMCS member Jacque Lynn Foltyn . Read, share and comment on the article https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/7xxj7e/why-your-grief-over-a-celebritys-death-is-real
Join us for our first FREE op-ed writing webinar with Josh Nathan & host Jennifer Polk on Saturday, September 23 to learn how to publish your views in the media. Invite your colleagues and register here now: www.cmcs2017.eventbrite.ca The webinar will continue conversations we had at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism two weeks ago!
Our $100 best paper award winner at CUNY is Collin Ackerman. We are proud of all prize winners, keynotes, panelists, and journalists we met in New York City! You can now read conference highlights https://storify.com/celeb_studies/cmcs17 and view our photos at CUNY and Sheraton, where we celebrated the 4th anniversary of CMCS https://www.facebook.com/pg/Celebrity.Studies/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1432375873513168.
Hope you are having a great week. I look forward to seeing you at our webinar on Saturday, September 23rd – not to be missed!
Details of our webinar and featured article can be found below.
CMCS Founder & Director
CMCS FREE Op-Ed Writing Webinar – Saturday, September 23
Continue Bridging Gaps conference conversations with Josh Nathan & host Jennifer Polk in our free post-conference webinar on op-ed writing! Special thanks to Beyond the Professoriate for hosting this webinar.
What will you learn in this webinar?
- Why are op-eds important for academics and public intellectuals?
- Is academic branding important for op-eds in mass media?
- How can you best garner attention from press outlets and fellow citizens alike?
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 (11:30am EDT / 8:30am WDT)
How to attend?
Register and receive the webinar link here: www.cmcs2017.eventbrite.ca
Optional: Participants may submit op-eds to Josh Nathan & CMCS editorial board beforehand for one-on-one feedback following the webinar (3 independent reviews of one op-ed will be provided). Editorial staff fee applies.
Register for post-webinar op-ed editing and reviews here: http://cmc-centre.com/conferences/nyc2017/
Early bird registration deadline: Saturday, September 23
CMCS 6th international conference in Perth, Australia
Register and attend our CMCS 6th international conference in Australia http://cmc-centre.com/conferences/2017perth/
Early bird registration deadline: Wednesday, September 13
CMCS member and Ashton University professor Ellis Cashmore published his piece “The Art of the Celebrity Pecking Order” in Fair Observer. Read, share and comment on the publication here: https://www.fairobserver.com/culture/celebrity-culture-kim-kardashian-a-list-celebs-culture-news-71001/