Sports Media: Know the Score!
WHEN: Tuesday, March 20, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
WHERE: The New School, Theresa Lang Student Center, 2nd Floor, 55 West 13th Street (b'twn. 5th and 6th Aves)
Sports media is bigger than ever as new digital outlets emerge to compete with the wide and growing array of TV and radio networks. If you have a passion for sports, excellent writing skills, and are a team player, our panel of sports media all-stars can help you create a game plan for winning the job you want.
Mike Francesa, Host, Mike's On: Francesa on the FAN, WFAN and YES Network
Maggie Gray, Lead Anchor, SI.com
Van Adams, Founder and CEO, Van Adams Sports Group
Moderator: Larry Berger, Senior Assignment Editor, MSG Varsity
Presented with The New School's Department of Media Studies and Film
The Arab Spring: Syria One Year Later
WHEN: Monday, March 26, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
WHERE: NYU, Kimmel Student Ctr., Rm. 802, 60 Washington Sq. S. (at La Guardia Pl.)
The wave of unrest throughout the Middle East began in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread to Syria in March 2011. Protesters were met with brutal force from Assad's government. Events have gone from bad to catastrophic: demonstrations have escalated and the press has been banned. Regional experts explore possible outcomes.
Deborah Amos, NPR Middle East correspondent and author of Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile and Upheaval in the Middle East
Mohamad Bazzi, Journalism Professor, NYU; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Book signing follows.
Presented with NYU's Steinhardt Dept. of Media, Culture, and Communication