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Changing Media Landscapes: Welcome to Viceland

This article is by LSE MSc student Maureen Heydt, and covers a recent talk by CJ Fahey (pictured right), General Manager of Viceland International.

CJ Fahey discussed VICELAND, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

Why did VICE start a TV channel?

VICE Media is not your parents’ media company. In fact, as an originally online, youth-driven media company, they revel in their differences […]

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What makes a great leader? On understanding the public

This article is by LSE MSc student Evie Ioannidi, and covers a recent talk by Deborah Mattinson (pictured right), Founding Director of BritainThinks, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

As party conference season draws to a close, it looks like Theresa May might be in need of a break. As the BBC’s political editor so presciently tweeted, analysis […]

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    Journalism, news and trust: are we heading in the right direction?

Journalism, news and trust: are we heading in the right direction?

This article is by LSE MSc student Emma McKay, and covers a recent talk by Mary Hockaday (pictured right), Controller BBC World Service English.

Mary Hockaday discussed ‘Public service media in an age of distrust and disinformation’, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

What does it mean to be a journalist today?

Telling the truth and sharing stories at the […]

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    Mental Health and the Media: its role, responsibilities and the key challenges

Mental Health and the Media: its role, responsibilities and the key challenges

By Guest Blogger Emma Wilson

There is no doubt that coverage of mental health stories has grown in recent years. With an economic cost set at £105bn in the UK, and one in four adults estimated to have a mental health problem, it has become a greater feature on the political agenda. In news reporting, this has provided a powerful […]

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Indigenous Sámi media adds value to Nordic societies

This chapter has been published in June 2017 in the book “The Difficult Freedom of Speech – Nordic Voices” by the Nordic Council of Ministers

For a small indigenous people like the Sámi in Finland, totalling 10,000 people, their own media plays an important role.

Sámi media plays an important role also in the Nordic democracy. Providing Sámi people with a […]

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