Media and Communications in Action

Making documentaries for the YouTube generation

Ben Zand believes in the power of representation and uses his documentaries to tell stories about people that might not otherwise be heard. He wants to represent reality and to help people all over the world understand each other.

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    Can AI create a fairer world? Five principles for ethical coding

Can AI create a fairer world? Five principles for ethical coding

LSE MSc student Nicole Darabian reports on a Polis Talk by Kriti Sharma given to the LSE on 27 November 2018

With automation resulting in jobs losses, flawed algorithms perpetuating discriminatory practices and robots receiving citizenships, it is easy to feel discouraged by some of the recent contributions of artificial intelligence (AI).  However, in a world of growing scepticism, Kriti […]

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    Changing the narrative: The Good Immigrant and other stories

Changing the narrative: The Good Immigrant and other stories

LSE MSC student Greeshma Rajeev reports on Nikesh Shukla’s Polis Talk on 13th November 

Nikesh Shukla believes that, “Inclusion and diversity mean that everyone can be seen and heard. The majority culture needs to experience the minority culture’s lifestyle as much as the minority culture needs to be seen and heard”. He has been advocating for the same for years […]

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    LADbible & PinkNews: The challenge of upholding traditional journalistic values in a competitive market

LADbible & PinkNews: The challenge of upholding traditional journalistic values in a competitive market

LSE MSc student Reuben Shapland reports on the latest talk from the Media and Communications in Action series at LSE. See the full line-up here.

Anyone expecting (and secretly looking forward to) a heated debate between the founder of PinkNews and LADbible’s Head of Communications over the former’s rejection of gender norms and the latter’s capitalisation on a highly gendered identity, would have […]

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Media and Communications in Action Talks 2018

Each Autumn Polis invites media practitioners to discuss the latest trends as part of our Media and Communications in Action series.

The talks take place Tuesdays 5-6pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE. They are open to LSE students and the public, no registration or ticket required.

Tuesday 2nd October

Alan Rusbridger
Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism, and Why it Matters Now

Chair: Charlie […]

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