Media Communications News and Events

  •  In a unique ‘group’ interview with incoming Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) scholarship recipient Rania Ali, Nour Barakeh, and with Dr. Heinz Fischer, former Federal President of the Republic of Austria and co-chairman of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, views were shared on a number of pressing issues in international relations, including global citizenry, youth and female empowerment and world politics generally.

    Global Citizens: Moving From the National to the International Contribution

    In a unique ‘group’ interview with incoming Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) scholarship recipient Rania Ali, Nour Barakeh, and with Dr. Heinz Fischer, former Federal President of the Republic of Austria and co-chairman of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, views were shared on a number of pressing issues in international relations, including global citizenry, youth and female empowerment and world politics generally.

  • Webster Professor Takes Her Research Global

    Recently, Dr. Meng Chen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Communications at Webster Vienna, had the notable opportunity to present at two high-level academic conferences on her research of breast cancer patients’ language use and its effect.

  • Dzuljeta Kastujeva, BA graduate in Media Communications, has shared her experiences and tips for those wishing to study at Webster Vienna. Dzuljeta describes how she deepened her knowledge of the media and how it influences society, how the broad range of elective courses available at Webster allowed her to pursue and combine other interests, and the importance of the undergraduate thesis to continuing her academic career after Webster.

    Dzuljeta Kastujeva: Webster Deepened My Knowledge of the Media and How It Influences Society

    Dzuljeta Kastujeva, BA graduate in Media Communications, has shared her experiences and tips for those wishing to study at Webster Vienna. Dzuljeta describes how she deepened her knowledge of the media and how it influences society, how the broad range of elective courses available at Webster allowed her to pursue and combine other interests, and the importance of the undergraduate thesis to continuing her academic career after Webster.

     

    by Dzuljeta Kastujeva

  • The (Populist) Radical Right, the Internet and European Democracies

    Read the opinion piece "The (populist) radical right, the internet, and European democracy" by Manuela Caiani.

  • 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.

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