Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication





Politicians, Journalists, Wikipedians, and Their Twitter Bots

October 19th, 2016

A new article co-authoured by Dr Heather Ford explores the world of WikiEdits bots - a class of Twitter bot that announce edits made by Wikipedia users editing under government IP addresses, with the goal of making government editing activities more transparent.

RTS Bursary recepients in the School of Media and Communication

October 19th, 2016

The prestigious bursaries were recently awarded and aim to widen participation in media and related industries and support talented students from lower income backgrounds seeking to pursue a career in television.

Reporting the Paris Terror Attacks - Martine Croxall comes to Media Futures

October 12th, 2016

Nearly 350 students packed into the lecture theatre to hear Martine’s insight into her role as a BBC presenter on the night of the Paris Attacks, and the editorial responsibilities her and the BBC had to consider whilst reporting live on the tragic events.

Mapping Changes in Local News

October 7th, 2016

Dr Julie Firmstone, Associate Professor in Media and Communication, has recently published an article on her ongoing research about local news and journalism in a special edition of Journalism Practice.

The ideological work that visualisation conventions do

October 7th, 2016

Dr Giorgia Aiello is a co-author of an article on the ideologies of data visualisation that was published last spring in Information, Communication & Society as part of the journal’s special issue “Imagining the Internet”.

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