Media Communications News and Events

  • Professor Kraidy: Can Political Humor Be a Weapon for Activism and Against Extremism?

    “This is clearly demonstrated through how humorists use situation comedy to defang ISIS and its message”, stated Professor Kraidy during his lunch with WVPU students and faculty for a scholarly exchange.

  • The Power Of A Meme: New Book Written By Our Department Head of Media Communications

    Shared, posted, tweeted, commented upon, and discussed online as well as offline, internet memes represent a new genre of online communication, and an understanding of their production, dissemination, and implications in the real world enables an improved ability to navigate digital culture. This book, written by Dr. Bradley Wiggins, assistant professor and head of the media communications department at Webster Vienna Private University, explores cases of cultural, economic, and political critique levied by the purposeful production and consumption of internet memes.

  • Professor Marwan M. Kraidy visiting WVPU in March 2019

    Webster Vienna Private University, through the Dr. Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship has the privilege to host professor Marwan M. Kraidy through March 5-7, 2019. For more details please continue reading.

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    Media Communications Department Get-together was a success!

    On January 31, 2019 over twenty current students, Alumni and Faculty members of the Media Communications Department gathered for an informal, but informative event on our campus.

  • Opportunities for Media Students - apply now!

    The Media Communications Department is happy to share this exciting opportunity with Webster Vienna students pursuing a major or minor in Media Communications.
    Our goal is to foster activities which combine theory and practice as well as academic and conceptual excellence.

  • Weiner works with ORF III: Pixel, Bytes and Film

    Under the alias Sadie Siegel, Webster Vienna adjunct Seth Weiner recently completed work on the sound for Ralo Mayer’s essayistic film, “Noordung’s Wien” as part of the ORF III: Pixel, Bytes and Film program.

  • Dr. Wiggins Invited to Speak at OSCE Assembly

    Dr. Bradley Wiggins, head of the media communications department, has been invited to speak at a special debate related to upholding democracy in an age of 'fake news' at the next OSCE Parliamentary Assembly meeting, in Vienna

  • Contest for Media Students

    New Opportunities for Media Students

    Dr. Bradley Wiggins, head of the media communications department, is happy to share these exciting opportunities with Webster Vienna students studying Media Communications.

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