My name is Carl Fridh Kleberg and I’m the latest Journalistfonden Fellow at Polis, where during November I’ll be writing a report on digital source protection and data security for journalists. In Sweden I’m a foreign correspondent with the news agency TT, and I do a bit of data security training for news media. If you think it sounds like […]
New media is now old. This year, the internet celebrates its 45th birthday, while online news in the UK has reached adulthood. Any publishing strategy needs to understand that we are now in a ‘three generations in one’ news industry. There
are still the legacy products like ‘dead tree’ newspapers and analogue broadcast but there is also the content re-versioned […]
This is the second of a series of articles about Voting Advice Applications. Read the first one here.
VAAs are digital devices that try to help citizens think about how they might decide to vote in an election. They might be websites, apps or any other online format that you could access via a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile connected […]
Introduction by Charlie Beckett, Director, Polis, LSE
Voting Advice Applications are digital devices that try to help citizens think about how they might decide to vote in an election. They might be websites, apps or any other online format that you could access via a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile connected device. They are a niche digital product but they […]
This was my submission to the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee inquiry into ‘Voter Engagement’. My paper was focused, of course, on the role of media. I am trying to convince politicians that they need to emulate the way that journalism has fostered engagement with the public, but go further, for example not just using twitter to promote […]
Polis research fellow Fatima El Issawi speaks about her new report on post-uprising Egyptian Media: “Egyptian Media Under Transition: In the name of the regime… In the name of the people?”
The report will be launched on Friday March 28th at the Polis Annual Journalism Conference. Free tickets, as well as information on our line-up, are available here. Our keynote speakers are […]
New Paper: Connecting To The World, Communicating For Change: Media and agency in the new networked public sphere
I have written a report for the International Broadcasting Trust on how the new media environment is impacting on the way we communicate for change. It is particularly aimed at international NGOs. You can access that here. You can find details of the launch event on November 7th here.
It was based on a much longer and more wide-ranging exploratory […]