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Check Out Matthew Ray’s Podcast, Queerona

During the pandemic, Matthew Ray, MA Media Studies, ’21, and other queer creatives interviewed other LGBTQIA folks on topics like their business, dating life, pop culture loves, and evolving social habits. They’ve packaged the interviews into a new podcast, Queerona.

SMS Thesis Presentations

Share Your Work at Our Thesis Presentation!   The School of Media Studies will host our MA Thesis projects online as a way to share and celebrate the research our thesis students.    If you are interested in participating, please email Peter Asaro (asarop@newschool.edu) by

Seed & Spark Campaign and short film by current Media Management student Gerri Weinberger geared towards ending the stigma around Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

A Seed & Spark campaign was launched by Gerri Weinberger, current Media Management student who will be graduating in December 2019 and Susanna Stahlmann for Borderline Coffee, a short film geared towards ending the stigma around Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The film follows a woman, Miranda, who is glued

Dasha Kova, Media Studies + Media Management Certificate ’17 and Media Studies Student Service Award Winner ’17, featured in Bushwick Daily

Dasha Kova, Media Studies + Media Management Certificate ’17 and Media Studies Student Service Award Winner ’17, was recently featured in Bushwick Daily for the work she’s doing that is aimed at changing mainstream media. She also had the opportunity to produce a music video for Salt Cathedral. During the production,

Alumni Spotlight – Jamila Daniel

Our Media Studies Grad – Jamila Daniel,  just received her first writing credit on a major, episodic television show,  “Chicago Fire” on NBC-TV.  She’s been out in LA for the last several years making an impact in network television as a woman of color, and

Student Spotlight! – Andrea Avidad

Andrea Avidad, a Grad Student enrolled in the MA Media Studies program, is currently writing her thesis under the supervision of Lana Lin. She’s has been selected to present her thesis at the Western University in Canada. The conference is titled ‘INWARD OUTWARD: (DE)CONSTRUCTING EXPERIENCES

Current Student Luz Zamora’s Film Selected for DOC NYC

Current M.A. Student Luz Zamora‘s film “De Colores” was selected for the prestigious DOC NYC festival. Luz produced the film when she was a student in the Documentary Certificate Program. “De Colores” will premiere in the festival’s selection of work by and about women called, “The Future

The Battle for Mosul – Rise of the White Flag

New School Media Studies Alumni co-founds project to share and support the work of freelance journalists covering conflicts worldwide   Danish-born journalist Anne Alling (28) is a 2012 Media Studies Alumni now covering conflicts and humanitarian issues worldwide for TV, radio and print media. Parallel

Student Work Highlight: The Multicultural Oatmeal

People who arrive in the United States face many shocks when it comes to cultural differences. The food tastes awful. There’s a gap in relations between young and old. Even people who look similar to these immigrants—same skin color, same hair, living in the same

Student Work Highlight: Sidewalking

Sidewalking is an intimate and relatable journey that takes a look at sidewalks as spaces where people connect to the world through the eyes of anonymity created by TNS Alum Maria Gabriela Torres. This film is the director’s personal reflection on how a simple daily