Poor News: Media Discourses of Poverty in Times of Austerity examines the way discourses of poverty are articulated in the news media.
Ysabel Gerrard awarded a PhD for her thesis on ‘Derision, Guilt, and Pleasure: Teen Drama Fandom in a Social Media Age’
The research explores how fans of three teen drama television series negotiate cultural devaluations of their pleasures, and how they maintain ‘secret’ identities as fans on social media platforms.
This book is for not only journalists, journalism and media scholars, statisticians and data scientists but also anybody interested in the interplay between journalism, statistics and society.
This collection is a wide-ranging exploration of contemporary British television drama and its representations of social class.
The book analyses short subject animation released by the Walt Disney and Warner Brothers from 1932 and 1945, one of the most turbulent periods in Unites States history.
The book explores how journalists across different newsrooms around the world access and interpret statistics when producing stories related to crime.
The Daphne Oram Award Lecture for Digital Innovation has been awarded to Dr Joanne Armitage.
Bucknell's research will consider how teachers can best prepare graduates for industry despite the uncertainties and contradictions around policy and best practice in digital journalism.
Jason Cabañes gives keynote lecture at the 2017 New Directions in Media, Communication and Sociology conference
In the lecture: ‘Difficult Solidarities: Multicultural Mediations and the Postcolonies’, Cabañes talked about how the dynamics of multiculturalism have come to be mediated in the cities of both the ‘postcolonies’ and of the ‘West’.
Kristina Karvelyte and Ana Stojiljkovic have been awarded a PhD.
What is the role of symbols, myths and ritual practices in the development of European identity promotion strategies in the context of the Eurozone crisis?
2017 Book of the Year Award given to Katrin Voltmer for The Media in Transitional Democracies. Journalism Studies book award for best monograph given to C.W. Anderson for Rebuilding the News.
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.
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
James Mason's paper, 'The Disney genre and why it matters', wins Best Student Paper Award at EIFAC.
Sally Osei-Appiah will spend two months at the University of Ghana later this year to further her doctoral research on the media representations of female politicians in Ghana and Nigeria.
How human meanings, practices and interactions produce and are produced by urban space is the focus of this study of urban communication.
The grant will be used to expand a 2016 media content study which revealed how global media outlets sometimes reveal, and sometimes obscure, modern imperial processes in Africa including Chinese commercial expansion and US military expansion.
PRIO Global Fellows are academics with strong scholarly records and a commitment to the research agenda on peace and conflict.
From its inception as a public communication network, the Internet was regarded by many people as a potential means of escaping from the stranglehold of top-down, stage-managed politics.
'Migrant narratives as photo stories' examines how the properties of the photographic medium might mediate the voices of migrant cultural minorities.
Ysabel Gerrard will start a 12-week internship at Microsoft Research New England in May 2017.
Luca Antoniazzi, Salem Erayja and Yanling Yang have been awarded a PhD.
Craig Robertson has an article published in a special edition of the Journal of Peace Education.
Drawing on critical theory and political economy, this book asks: what is popular music used by brand partners for, what does it do, and why does its promotional character matter?
The book explores the way journalists understand development and how they view it within the context of the news agendas related to the Third World.
Jairo will present at the biennial meeting of ADAL on the need to de-mathematise and de-objectivise journalism in the face of the challenges of the 21st century.
Dates and speakers for our Research Seminar series have been announced for the summer term.
PhD students Lone Sorenson, Antje Glück and Ysabel Gerrard give an insight into their research - each having recently published articles in a range of academic journals and publications.
A recently published obituary in 'Journalism & Communication Monographs' pays tribute to Professor Kevin Barnhurst, who was until his recent retirement Professor of Communication in the Digital Era in the School of Media and Communication.