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    Can nationalism save the press?: the case of The National in Scotland

Can nationalism save the press?: the case of The National in Scotland

The launch of a nationalist newspaper is big media news in Scotland. But does the creation of the National title have wider significance as journalism businesses seek new ways to connect to the public. Milan Dinic (@MilanDinic1) comes from a region that knows all about nationalism and as a journalist (currently studying at the LSE) he knows all about […]

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Silverstone Scholarship awarded to Milan Dinic

Polis are delighted to announce that the recipient of the Silverstone Scholarship for 2015 is LSE MSc student Milan Dinic.

Milan Dinic is a Journalist from Serbia, with a BA in Political Science and an MA in Terrorism, Organized Crime and Security Studies, both from University of Belgrade. He has worked for media in Serbia and the region, reporting on politics, […]

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The Tatler Guide to a successful Magazine Journalism Career

The Tatler Guide to Good Journalism

Tatler’s features editor Sophia Money-Coutts joined Polis in this week’s Media Agenda Talk. The former LSE student, despite being admittedly terrified of public speaking, gave an entertaining and insightful speech into the various different worlds of journalism. It would be easy to focus on the glamorous lives of the aristocracy that colour the pages […]

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Polis TV: The Journalism Spectrum

In this video we focus on Journalism, wide variety of types of journalism that can be found, and begin to discuss the role journalism can play.

POLIS TV: The Journalism Spectrum from Polis Video on Vimeo.

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Tatler’s Sophia Money-Coutts at LSE: a recap on Twitter

A reflection on ‘Great Britain’ (guest blog)

LSE student Ross Longton looks at the on-going challenge to find an ethical balance between the police and the media.

Outside, the banner of a West-End theatre states: ‘Press. Police. Politics’. Inside, the London Metropolitan Police is portrayed as a venal and imbecilic organisation rendered helpless by ambitious journalists.

Although the play, ‘Great Britain’, is satirical, the reality is, the proximity between […]

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    The Philosopher King of Networked Journalism Stands Down, The Legacy Lives

The Philosopher King of Networked Journalism Stands Down, The Legacy Lives

Like his newspaper, Alan Rusbridger is a man of contradictions. A privately-educated, Oxbridge radical. A powerful voice for open, accountability journalism who mumbles his way through public events. A passionate democrat who ruled his editorial fiefdom like an hereditary monarch.

I also remember him as the chap with the funny furry dogs that used to do quite well at the […]

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Global Journalism and Impartiality

Polis Intern and LSE MSc student Pressiana Naydenova reports on the latest Polis Media Agenda Talk featuring Liliane Landor Controller, Languages, BBC Global News

“…language is never innocent” (Roland Barthes)

Liliane Landor thinks this is “an extraordinary time to be a journalist” and that “those who tell stories rule the world”, which makes it important to have as many voices as […]

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    Should broadcasters credit newspapers when they follow up on their scoops?

Should broadcasters credit newspapers when they follow up on their scoops?

The Times had this ‘world exclusive’ today. It’s a cracking story. It seems the British Museum think it’s ok to loan the Parthenon Marbles to Putin’s Russia, but won’t consider letting the Greeks have them back.

Very sensibly the BBC followed up on the story. In fact they led with it on their flagship morning radio news show, the Today […]

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Liliane Landor’s talk at LSE: A recap on Twitter

Media Agenda Talk of this week featured Liliane Landor, the Languages Controller for the BBC World Service.

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