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    Listen: What can be done about ‘Fake News’? An LSE podcast

Listen: What can be done about ‘Fake News’? An LSE podcast

‘Fake news’ has taken the world and especially America by storm, and is the subject of this episode of LSE’s The Ballpark podcast. In this episode, LSE’s US Centre interview Charlie Beckett and Sonia Livingstone on what ‘fake news’ is and how  the LSE’s Truth, Trust and Technology Commission will address it.

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January 11th, 2018|Podcasts, T3|0 Comments|

LISTEN: Polis Talks 2016

Listen to our 2016 Polis Talks with guest speakers talking on a range of media topics including Brexit, Trump, Terrorism and Digital Disruption.

 

Lucy Thomas- Former Deputy Director, Britain Stronger in Europe : ‘Lessons from Remain- Why political campaigns may never be the same again’ (4/10/2016)

 

Richard Sambrook- Professor of Journalism, Cardiff University: ‘Fairness, Balance and the Assault on Reason'(11/10/2016)

 

Rebecca Skellett- Institute for Strategic Dialogue […]

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December 9th, 2016|Featured, Podcasts|0 Comments|
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    Racing towards destruction? Robert Colvile on the Great Acceleration

Racing towards destruction? Robert Colvile on the Great Acceleration

By LSE MsC student Jill Russo

Throughout his talk, Robert Colvile managed to maintain a note of measured optimism even as he discussed some of the ways in which news production and consumption are going off the rails. Is journalism headed for a trainwreck, for new, exciting territory or, somehow, both?

“There seems to be a feeling that the way we […]

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  • Permalink China's President Xi Jinping (L) shakes hands with Zimbabwe's President (R) Robert Mugabe while South Africa's President Jacob Zuma looks on during a Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Sandton, Johannesburg, December 4, 2015. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko - RTX1X5GJGallery

    Chinese Media in Africa: Expansion, Perceptions and Receptions

Chinese Media in Africa: Expansion, Perceptions and Receptions

LSE MsC student Linet Juma reporta on a lecture by  Prof Herman Wasserman from University of Cape Town at LSE on 28 November 2016

China’s involvement and investment in Africa has intensified in the past few years eliciting a lot of focus and research on China-Africa relations.  While this can be written off by some as simply investment, in the context […]

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Global stories for a global audience?

By LSE MsC student Diska Putri Pamungkas on a Polis talk from Liz Mermin, Director of Visual at the Thomson Reuters Foundation

In the world full of infotainment and politainment with fact-checking in crisis, in-depth and inspiring journalism is more valuable than ever.

As a director of Visual at the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF), Liz Mermin oversees a team making creative documentaries telling under-reported […]

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