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Brussels: reporting the horrible truth

The horrible truth is that ISIS has got what it wanted today: huge publicity for its cause and a dramatic incursion into the consciousness of western publics and politicians. Paradoxically, it has achieved that thanks to our free media. A news media that has covered the Brussels atrocities in extraordinary full and graphic detail, breaking the news with incredible alacrity and […]

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    Women of the World Festival: Celebrity, Solidarity, and Activism

Women of the World Festival: Celebrity, Solidarity, and Activism

Winnie M Li is a first-year PhD researcher in the Dept of Media and Communications, focusing on the impact of social media and storytelling on the public dialogue about rape.  She is also writes for The Huffington Post about sexual assault, and this year, she co-founded the Clear Lines Festival, the UK’s first-ever festival dedicated to talking about sexual assault and consent […]

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March 11th, 2016|Events, Featured|0 Comments|
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    ‘A parallel universe’: David Aaronovitch on growing up communist

‘A parallel universe’: David Aaronovitch on growing up communist

By MSc student Jae Aron.  Jae previously worked as a political consultant for Democratic campaigns in Washington, DC. Follow her on Twitter @Jae_Aron

As part of the LSE Literary Festival on 27th February, David Aaronovitch talked to Charlie Beckett on his memoir Party Animals: My Family and Other Communists.
Like other party children I had — though it took me the first decade of my […]

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March 7th, 2016|Events, Featured|0 Comments|
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    Can we have an honest conversation about the migrant crisis?

Can we have an honest conversation about the migrant crisis?

Johanna Quinney is an MSc Student in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. She previously served as the Spokesperson and Press Secretary for Canada’s Ministers’ of National Defence and Foreign Affairs. @Johanna_Quinney

Almost every day , we are bombarded with news media content that causes us to reflect on our role in the global refugee crisis, but we rarely […]

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February 16th, 2016|Events, Featured|0 Comments|
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    LISTEN: Migrants, Terror and the Media debate on 11 February

LISTEN: Migrants, Terror and the Media debate on 11 February

With Lindsey Hilsum (International Editor, Channel 4), Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (Columnist, Independent), William Wintercross (Photo and Videojournalist, Telegraph) and Matthew Price (Correspondent, BBC Radio 4) and Rossalyn Warren (Reporter, Buzzfeed)

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February 12th, 2016|Events, Featured, Podcasts|2 Comments|