Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




General Election media coverage and opportunity to participate in TV election debate research

May 31st, 2017

Test a WebApp called Democratic Reflection to find out how viewers react to what they see and hear in televised election debates, today (31 May 2017) at 7.30pm during the BBC One 2017 Election Debate.

Professor David Hesmondhalgh made a Fellow of the International Communication Association

May 31st, 2017

The confirmation of Fellow status testifies to the breadth and depth of David Hesmondhalgh’s work as well as the impact he has had on the field of media and communications as a whole.

C.W. Anderson appointed Professor of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds

May 31st, 2017

C.W. Anderson joins the School of Media and Communication as Professor of Media and Communication in September 2017.

Lee Edwards gives the keynote for the Abrapcorp Congress in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

May 17th, 2017

Associate Professor, Lee Edwards, gives the keynote on Communication, Organisational Power and Democracy for the Brazilian Association for scholars in Organisational Communication and Public Relations.

PhD student Ellis Jones wins the 2016/17 Andrew Goodwin Memorial Prize

May 3rd, 2017

PhD student Ellis Jones has won an award of £500 for his essay on pop music and aspirational labour, entitled: ‘I do it for the love’.

BA Film, Photography and Media student Mia Frank wins the inaugural Cultural Institute Short Film Prize

May 2nd, 2017

The film, Virtual Holocaust Memory, was inspired by the technologies that allow us to engage with and preserve Holocaust memory.

Dr Nancy Thumim Guest Edits The International Journal of Media and Culture

April 20th, 2017

The articles explore gender-diverse and gender-fluid selfies, “migrant-related selfies,” parent bloggers, “nonselfie selfies,” Chatroulette, and Twitter.

PhD student James Mason wins Best Student Paper Award at Edinburgh International Film Audience Conference

April 11th, 2017

James Mason's paper, 'The Disney genre and why it matters', wins Best Student Paper Award at EIFAC.

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