In an article co-authored with Francisco Javier Alvear, Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando analyses how geopolitics was used to create moral panic during Salvador Allende’s government in Chile (1970–1973).
The MeCCSA Call for Papers closes Monday 5 September 2016.
A recent article examines some of the major ways in which generic, commercial photography produced for the world-leading stock imagery provider Getty Images is strategically ‘styled’ to appear more inclusive, diverse, and ultimately also political in relation to gender.
Early career researchers are invited to this joint workshop for the MeCoDEM and INFOCORE projects.
New book entitled 'The Mediated City: The News in a Post-Industrial Context' by Stephen Coleman et al. will be published by Zed Books in August 2016.
Issue Two of the School's research newsletter is now online, compiling research news highlights and updates from the academic team from the last few months.
Chris Paterson launches two anthologies at the International Association for Media and Communications Research (IAMCR) conference in Leicester this week.
Writing in Open Democracy, Professor David Hesmondhalgh analyses the EU Referendum result in his hometown of Accrington.
Dr Jonathan Ward outlines the work he is doing alongside Professor Kate Oakley on the EU funded Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) project.
The School congratulates the PhD candidates who have successfully passed their vivas in the past few months, with new graduates taking up positions both in Leeds, and further afield.
Dr Beth Johnson co-edits a special issue of the Journal of Popular Television, exploring the importance of region in popular television.
Dr Giorgia Aiello recounts highlights from the recent ICA convention held in Fukuoka, Japan and outlines the School's involvement in the upcoming IAMCR conference, to be held in Leicester at the end of July.
A online report published 10 days after the EU Referendum features news research from four members of the School's academic team, providing an early analysis of the result.
Combining close reading with archival scholarship this study reveals the extent of Christie’s creative involvement in the production process and her support for feminist film-makers and feminist politics.
Read two recent articles recent published by Associate Professor in Film and Media Dr Beth Johnson in the Journal of British Cinema and Television and Critical Studies in Television.
Papers are now invited for the MeCCSA 2017 conference to be held in Leeds in January, organised by the School of Media and Communication.
Part-time PhD candidate Richard Brown has received recognition of his research excellence by the University’s Graduate Board.
The School of Media and Communication has partnered with the University of Leeds Centre for Global Development (CDG) to offer a full bursary for their international development summer school.
Dr Katy Parry, Lecturer in Media and Communication, has guest-edited an issue of Media, War and Conflict, bringing together articles that engage with the affordances, styles and constraints of different media genres.
Co-organiser and PhD candidate Ysabel Gerrard re-caps the recent PhD Symposium held in the School.
Professor Oakley will appear at the 'Social Inequality and Cultural Policy' international workshop, presented by NGO Educult at the University of Applied Arts Vienna on 22 April 2016.
In a recently published article, Dr Kate Nash and Professor John Corner describe a new form of ‘strategic impact’ filmmaking that aims to generate specific forms of targeted and measurable change through film production.
Featuring recent publications highlights, research projects making an impact, new appointments, PhD news and our annual Jay Blumler Lecture.
Hear about what our most recent PhD graduates are up to in life after Leeds.
A recently published article, co-authored by Professor Bethany Klein and Dr Leslie Meier, explores the challenge of balancing commercial imperatives with artistic integrity.
The special section, titled “Going About the City: Methods and Methodologies for Urban Communication Research”, is open access and is online now.
Dr Lee Edwards' recent publication in The Journal of Communication takes a look at the ways in which PR affects public interest discussions.
Current PhD student James Mason is conducting research into the impact of Disney films on adult life and wants to know your views.
Launched in February 2014, the MeCoDem project investigates the role of traditional media and ICTs in conflicts that accompany and follow transitions from authoritarian rule to more democratic forms of government.
In their recently published book, David Lee, Chris Paterson, Anamik Saha, and Anna Zoellner address some of the issues raised in the process of researching within media, journalistic, and cultural organisations.