Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication




Newly published "Handbook of Digital Politics" shines a spotlight on how the internet has influenced the way politics is expressed

October 6th, 2015

It would be difficult to imagine how a development as world-changing as the emergence of the Internet could have taken place without having some impact upon the ways in which politics is expressed, conducted, depicted and reflected upon.

Driving up statistical standards in journalism

September 30th, 2015

Research shows that journalists’ often misunderstand and underestimate the nature of statistics and their role in shaping public policy. So how should we instill statistical curiosity and literacy in journalism education?
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Media Futures launches this week

September 28th, 2015

Talks by a scriptwriter from Eastenders, the producer of Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe’s latest TV drama "The Gamechangers", the head of the BBC's popular One Show, and the co-founder of privacy campaign group "Hacked Off" are just some of the highlights for School of Media and Communication students this semester.

The Royal Television Society awards bursaries to budding broadcasters at School of Media and Communication

September 27th, 2015

Two students from the School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds, are among 20 young people across the country awarded a bursary as part of a scheme from the Royal Television Society (RTS).

“Culture, Economy and Politics: The Case of New Labour”

September 21st, 2015

In their new book “Culture, Economy and Politics: The Case of New Labour” David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee and Melissa Nisbett present a case study of the UK New Labour government’s cultural policies (1997-2010).

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