Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Careers Day 2018

21st February 2018, 1.00pm7.00pm

This is your chance to network and get CV advice from some of the biggest hitters in the media industry.

Research Seminar: Jason Vincent Cabañes - Bold intimacies? Digital media and cross-cultural relationships in a postcolonial city

14th February 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

Dr Jason Cabañes talks about how the youth of a culturally diverse postcolonial city use digital media to explore cross-cultural relationships.

How to be a sports journalist

13th February 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

Leeds-based Daily Express journalist Ross Heppenstall outlines the workings of a modern-day sports reporter.

Research Seminar: Graeme Turner - The media and democracy in the digital era – is this what we had in mind?

12th February 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

In this talk Graeme Turner will discuss some aspects of what we have got from the digital era so far, with a particular focus on the changing relationship between the media and democracy – and within that, the role of news, information and the practice of journalism.

Symposium: from the Ministry of Truth to post-truth politics: populism and the new crisis of public communication

8th February 2018, 10.00am12.00pm

Panelists Stephen Coleman, Chris Anderson, John Corner, Katrin Voltmer and Professor Barbara Pfetsch (Free University of Berlin) will comment on Silvio Waisbord's themes.

The Jay Blumler Lecture: 'From the Ministry of Truth to post-truth politics: Populism and the new crisis of public communication', Professor Silvio Waisbord

7th February 2018, 5.00pm6.30pm

The Jay Blumler Lecture will be given by Professor Silvio Waisbord from George Washington University, USA.

My Dad Wrote A Porno

7th February 2018, 2.00pm3.00pm

Jamie Morton explains how he took his father’s self-published erotica and turned it into the UK’s most successful podcast.

What is Meat Boy made of?

7th February 2018, 1.15pm2.15pm

Dr Tom Tyler will be talking about meat in videogames, including a discussion of the game Super Meat Boy.  

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