Dr Katy Parry was named the new co-editor of Media, War and Conflict at the journal’s 10th anniversary conference, ‘Spaces of War, War of Spaces’, which took place in Florence in May 2018.
The School of Media and Communication congratulates 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.
The book contains chapters on 'bad girl' fiction, screen representations of Mods, 1990s Rave Culture, the Manchester music scene, and graffiti cultures.
'British Independent Television Production: From Cottage Industry to Big Business' tackles issues of cultural production, commercialisation, cultural value and political economy.
Dr Tom Jackson has been awarded £75,000 to explore the concept of producing multisensory and participatory virtual archives of Holocaust sites, a technology that was developed as part of his practice-led PhD.
The School of Media and Communication has been ranked 39th in the world by the QS World Rankings by Subject 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.
Julie Firmstone, Stephen Coleman and John Corner publish chapters in a book about the political communication of EU politics in television news
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.
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.