Journalism

Snowden and Beyond (guest blog)

This article is by LSE researcher and PhD student Ruth Garland

How should the citizen respond to the Snowden revelations? Those in the know have plenty to say and line up on both sides either for or against the need of the intelligence services to harvest huge amounts of personal data. The vast majority it seems, in Britain at least, feel […]

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From ‘The Interview’ to Charlie Hebdo

This article  is by LSE MSc student and Polis intern Alex Forbess (@AForbess)

At the heart of the global debate about the attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo has been the question of whether there be limitations to what we say and publish, or if it is our “God-given” right to say and write whatever we want? LSE student Alex […]

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The right response to Charlie Hebdo: fear and humanity

Today I started research on a documentary about how journalists should deal with the surfeit of frightening, horrific news in our lives: then along comes the Charlie Hebdo massacre.

[This article has been updated with links to other pieces at the end]

I am sure it’s not just journalists who feel viscerally appalled by this very deliberate, callous, meticulous and brutal act […]

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    After WikiLeaks and Snowden a future alliance between journalists, whistleblowers, and IT experts?

After WikiLeaks and Snowden a future alliance between journalists, whistleblowers, and IT experts?

Polis Intern Jessica Di Paolo (@JessDiPaolo) reports on a gathering of investigative journalism at the Centre for Investigative Journalism’s Logan Symposium

 
“The information age is actually a media age. We have war by media; censorship by media; demonology by media; retribution by media; diversion by media – a surreal assembly line of obedient clichés and false assumptions. Why are young journalists […]

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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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