Communications News

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcome Professor Lawrence Lessig

Whither Remix Culture, a Decade Later: JCU Welcome Professor Lawrence Lessig

Lawrence Lessig is an American academic, attorney, political activist, and founder of the non-profit organization Creative Commons, which is devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.  The Department of Communications and the Office of the President invited Professor Lessig to give a talk at JCU on the current state of the internet, its problems and its future developments on March 21, 2019.

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

Giving = Receiving: Alumna Federica Nappa

JCU alumna Federica Nappa talks about her internship in the Immigration Office at John Cabot University, what brought her to JCU in the first place, her plans for the future, the independent study course that she took in Spring 2018, her ultimate career goal, and some useful tips for graduating students.

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

From Script to Screen: Professor Maurizio Marmorstein

Maurizio Marmorstein teaches Fundamentals of Screenwriting at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. from Seton Hall University and an M.A. from Middlebury College in Italian Language and Culture.

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Rebecca Piattelli is a senior Communications major and Business Administration minor from Rome. After spending a semester abroad at the New School in NYC, Rebecca is doing a journalism internship at the Angelicum University in Rome, under the direct supervision of media relations consultant Carmen Luisa Coya. 

Arrivederci Saigon: Director Wilma Labate Presents Documentary at JCU

Arrivederci Saigon: Director Wilma Labate Presents Documentary at JCU

The JCU Communication department hosted the screening of the movie Arrivederci Saigon by Wilma Labate, on February 13, 2019.

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

Brother Outsider – The Life of Bayard Rustin Presented at JCU

The JCU Political Science, International Affairs and Communications departments hosted the screening of the award-winning documentary biography Brother Outsider-The Life of Bayard Rustin, directed by Bennett Singer. 

Il Principe di Ostia Bronx: Screening with Director Raffaele Passerini

Il Principe di Ostia Bronx: Screening with Director Raffaele Passerini

Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literature and the Department of Communications, the 2017 documentary "Il Principe di Ostia Bronx" directed by Raffaele Passerini was screened at JCU on February 6, 2019. JCU Hosts Screening of "Il Principe di Ostia Bronx"

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Human Rights Activist: Alumna Chiara De Luca

Alumna Chiara De Luca shares with us her fantastic experience at JCU, her dream job that she obtained after graduation, a few advices for students considering JCU, and some useful tips for graduating students.

Shooting a Revolution: Professor Della Ratta’s Book on Media and Warfare in Syria

Shooting a Revolution: Professor Della Ratta’s Book on Media and Warfare in Syria

John Cabot University's Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta recently published a book called "Shooting a Revolution: Visual Media and Warfare in Syria".

Life = Cinematic Imperfections: JCU Presents Avo Kaprealian’s Latest Feature Film

Life = Cinematic Imperfections: JCU Presents Avo Kaprealian’s Latest Feature Film

John Cabot University’s Department of Communications and Media Studies, presented the Rome premiere of Syrian-Armenian filmmaker Avo Kaprealian’s first feature length film "Life = Cinematic Imperfections."

JCU Student Bebe Vio Receives Innovation Leader Award at Italian Parliament

JCU Student Bebe Vio Receives Innovation Leader Award at Italian Parliament

John Cabot University student and paralympic fencing champion Bebe Vio received the Innovation Leader Award from ANGI, the Italian Association of Young Innovators on December 7, 2018 at the Chamber of Deputies in Rome.

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

A Communications major at JCU, Giulia talks about her passion for video making, her position as Team Leader during Orientation, and where she sees herself in the future.

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

Using Social Media for Good: JCU Welcomes Sree Sreenivasan, America’s Tech Guru

On October 18, 2018, the John Cabot University community listened to the stories of Sree Sreenivasan, the man who has been called “America’s Tech Guru.” A leading authority on social media, Sreenivasan is former Chief Digital Officer of Columbia University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Mayor’s Office of the City of New York.

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee, creator of Biblion, discusses the impact of the Digital Age on journalism and the humanities. The winner of eight news and documentary Emmy Awards, Professor Lee has spent her career working across communications, journalism, new media, and public engagement.

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

The Role of Youth in a Fake News World: JCU Welcomes Judy Muller and George Lewis

What is the role of youth in a fake news world? On September 13, JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee discussed this topic with Judy Muller, Professor Emeritus, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, and long-time ABC News, CBS News and NPR national correspondent and columnist, and 40-year NBC News correspondent George Lewis.