Journalism

A New Age of Art and Journalism (Summer School guest blog)

In the midst of the mass media coverage of migrants and refugees, Tom Saxby (graphic designer) and Daniel Castro (photographer) set out to capture a different version of the truth. Over 7 weeks they visited refugee and migrant ‘hot spots’, and when they came back they brought their community a passport of people on their way to a better […]

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Changing the Culture of Journalism Inside-Out

This article is by Summer School student Soo Jung ‘Kristy’ Kwon on a talk given by Alana Coates, Engagement Editor at The Financial Times 

“Adopt. Implement. Reform!” From the advent of social media, news organizations have faced the need to adapt to the social shifts facilitated by technology.

Indeed, many experts, professionals, and academics have advocated for journalists to integrate digital […]

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Brexit: Why press bias is a great British tradition

This article by Charlie Beckett originally appeared in Newsweek online on 14th June 2016

To people not used to British newspapers they can sometimes feel a bit like that drunken, loud-mouthed guy in the bar who is anxious to tell you what he thinks and what you should think, too. But readers seem to like it. Whether they do what they are […]

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    Journalism is getting personal: latest trends from the digital front line

Journalism is getting personal: latest trends from the digital front line

When you take a close up look at how european journalists are innovating with new technology it’s clear that the pace of change is rapid and that both the level of complexity and the stakes involved are high. While all the talk is of the death of print, the real story is the fight for life in digital.

Here’s some […]

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Telling the Human Story: A Polis Film

In this short film Telling the Human Story: Reporting Refugees from Lebanon by LSE MSc student Joelle Eid, journalists based in Lebanon talk about how they covered the story of the Syrian refugee crisis from the place it all started and where it continues. They provide insight into the challenges and inspiration they found trying to convey the complexity and […]

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