27th April 2018, 1.00pm – 11.00pm
Beyond ratings, shares, clicks and time spent: six or seven reasons why we should study the experience of news
2nd May 2018, 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Audiences and users have always been targeted by marketers but have only recently become important for journalism. Irene Costera Meijer aims to improve our understanding of news audiences.
Research Seminar: Ruth Palmer - Becoming the news: how ordinary people respond to the media spotlight
9th May 2018, 4.15pm – 5.30pm
What does it feel like to be featured, quoted, or just named in a news story?
16th May 2018, 4.15pm – 5.30pm
The talk will explore Labour’s ambiguous positions regarding the UK’s departure from the EU and argues that Corbyn’s political success is largely conventional and in line with the rise of populist campaigning strategies.
23rd May 2018, 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Limor Shifman will analyse the communicative values embedded in memes to reveal unexpected similarities between memes as seemingly disparate as Pepe the Frog and #MeToo.
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