Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Architects of networked disinformation report published

February 12th, 2018

New research by Dr Jason Cabañes has found that a network of digital workers are designing political disinformation campaigns and creating fake news in the Philippines.

Twelve students at the University of Leeds nominated for Royal Television Society student awards

January 22nd, 2018

Winners for the RTS Yorkshire Student Awards will be announced on 28 February and will be put forward for consideration in the national RTS Student Awards.

Celebrating 90 years of the Royal Television Society

January 8th, 2018

Ninety years after the Royal Television Society’s inaugural meeting at the University of Leeds, the Yorkshire Society has unveiled a plaque to celebrate its anniversary.

Julie Firmstone, Stephen Coleman and John Corner publish chapters in a book about the political communication of EU politics in television news

January 2nd, 2018

The book explores how politics is performed and discursively constructed in television news and current affairs in five countries during the European Parliamentary elections of 2014.

Jairo Lugo-Ocando a keynote speaker at UNESCO Chair event in Mexico

December 7th, 2017

"Neither can we see media technology or the media as a good or bad thing for democracy. It all depends of the context and dynamics in each society" said Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando in his talk.

Single election broadcast influenced one third of viewers’ votes

December 4th, 2017

A study by researchers in our School has discovered that the BBC’s Question Time Leaders' Special may have swung more than a million people’s votes in June’s General Election.

Giorgia Aiello to give keynote at University of Bern

November 29th, 2017

Dr Giorgia Aiello will give the opening keynote for City Talk: Urban Identities, Mobilities and Textualities at the University of Bern.

New book on journalism, poverty and austerity by Jairo Lugo-Ocando      

November 29th, 2017

Poor News: Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity examines the way discourses of poverty are articulated in the news media.

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