August 26th, 2015Kate Oakley, Professor of Cultural Policy at the School of Media and Communication, is presenting a keynote speech at Telemark University College (TUC) Norway, this week. Her speech marks the opening of the 7th Nordic Conference on Cultural Policy Research.
School of Media and Communication to Host Major International Conference: Capitalism, Culture and the Media
August 26th, 2015The School of Media and Communication will host a major international conference on Capitalism, Culture and the Media on 7-8 September.
August 5th, 2015Masters students from Communication and Media ended the semester by presenting research to their peers at the MA Research Conference in May. As an assessed component to the Critical Issues in Media and Communication module, the day was an opportunity for groups to deliver the findings of the research projects they had designed and carried out during the semester, offering insightful observations and original claims on a diverse range of timely issues in media and communication, and allowing for stimulating discussion and questions.
August 4th, 2015We are pleased to announce that Jairo Lugo-Ocando has joined the School of Media and Communication as Associate Professor in Journalism Studies. Jairo brings with him a wealth of experience. Before becoming an academic, he worked as a journalist, correspondent and news editor for several news media in Latin America and the United States. He is also a researcher of media, poverty and development, with a particular interest in the relationship between journalism, development, poverty and social exclusion. In this area he looks at how journalists articulate narratives and discourses regarding social exclusion and vulnerable communities.
July 29th, 2015The Leeds Masters Scholarships are now available to prospective postgraduate students, with a closing date of 7th August. The University is offering a total of 42 scholarships, worth £10,000 each, to eligible students who choose to study for a taught postgraduate qualification with us starting in September 2015. Students already holding an offer from the University are also eligible to apply.
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