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The School of Media and Communication is one of the top departments in the country for the study of communication, media and culture. With teaching and research strengths across a wide range of communication subjects – from popular culture to political communication, journalism studies to digital media – we offer degrees that emphasise choice, opportunity and the development of analytical and creative skills. Read more
- Teaching Fellow in Journalism, David Easson, was Highly Commended in the ‘Most Memorable Broadcast’ category at the North West O2 Media Awards for his interview with then UKIP leader Paul Nuttall.
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.
- Diane Myers is a Producer with over 25 years’ experience. She’ll give you an insider’s insight into the skills you need to make television programmes, which might also help you land your dream job in the industry.
- How have marginalised groups used social media and the internet (website, twitter feeds and storifies, Youtube channels) to present their own versions of their community’s history?