Media and Communications in Action

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    Communicating Compassion in the Age of Short Attention Spans: the Médecins Sans Frontières Experience 

Communicating Compassion in the Age of Short Attention Spans: the Médecins Sans Frontières Experience 

This article is by LSE MSc student Maureen Heydt, and covers a recent talk by Gemma Gillie, Media Manager at Médecins Sans Frontières (pictured right). 

Gemma discussed the challenges of communicating compassion, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

“My job is to give a voice to the people who I’m working with and let them tell their stories, and that can […]

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Search and ‘Fake News’

This article is by LSE MSc student Jack Marks, and covers a recent talk by Jon Steinberg, Public Policy Manager at Google (pictured right). 

Jon discussed the challenges Google’s public policy agenda faces in an age of fake news, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

With the rise of so-called ‘Fake News’ people are asking about the role we expect the […]

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    Considering a career in PR? 7 Top Tips from PR Guru Bieneosa Ebite

Considering a career in PR? 7 Top Tips from PR Guru Bieneosa Ebite

This article is by LSE MSc student Emma McKay, and covers a recent talk by Bieneosa Ebite (pictured right), Senior PR Manager at British Gas.

Bieneosa discussed her career in PR and offered insight into how the industry is changing in the digital age, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

 

The public relations industry, like many industries imbued […]

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    ‘I have a dream’ is just another four-word sentence…or is it?

‘I have a dream’ is just another four-word sentence…or is it?

This article is by LSE MSc student Boglarka Antall, and covers a recent talk by Philip Collins of the Times (pictured right).

Philip discussed the great speeches that have shaped the world, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

For many of us, political rhetoric is just a means for politicians to make empty promises to the crowds or as […]

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On the Ground at Grenfell: film as a tool of survival

This article is by LSE MSc student Evie Ioannidi, and covers a recent screening of On the Ground at Grenfell, as part of Polis’ Media and Communication in Action series.

On 14th June 2017, a fire started in a fourth floor flat at Grenfell Tower and spread through 23 floors, resulting in the greatest tragedy in London’s recent history.

Responses have taken various […]

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