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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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    NEW RESEARCH: Rescue or report? The ethical and editorial dilemmas of crisis journalism

NEW RESEARCH: Rescue or report? The ethical and editorial dilemmas of crisis journalism

A new Polis report by Petra Olsson considering the ethical and editorial dilemmas of crisis journalism.

This report was produced as part of the Polis Newsroom fellowship scheme with the Swedish news media foundation, Journalistfonden.

Read the introduction to Rescue or Report? below, and read the full report HERE.

Journalists usually try to be observers, but recently something has changed. We now […]

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    Has suffering become the ‘new normal’? (Polis Summer School guest blog)

Has suffering become the ‘new normal’? (Polis Summer School guest blog)

This article by Polis Summer School student Janine Eduljee

As an American and someone involved in broadcast journalism, I found something highly resonant in our recent class discussions at LSE about the media’s portrayal of suffering and how it shapes and is shaped by people’s interest and feelings towards tragedy. In particular the idea or phenomenon of ‘compassion fatigue,’ the idea […]

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    Story of a vote unforetold: Young people, youth activism and the UK general election

Story of a vote unforetold: Young people, youth activism and the UK general election

This article by Dr Shakuntala Banaji and Dr Sam Mejias, LSE

The UK election result which came out on June 9th 2017 was a surprise to even seasoned commentators. Instead of backing a Conservative government with an austerity agenda and a track record of punitive measures against young people and refugees – removal of housing benefits, higher and higher fees, […]

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The Islamic State FAQs

 

by Omar Al-Ghazzi

The ‘so-called’ Islamic State makes news. But how much do we really know about what drives it to such murderous attacks on innocent people around the world? What is the ideology that lies behind the headlines? In this blog Omar Al Ghazzi, @Omar_alghazzi, now at Sheffield University but soon to join LSE’s Department of Media and Communications, gives his […]

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