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Moroccan media: Between change and status quo – new research report

LSE Middle East Centre researcher Fatima el Issawi has just completed a report on the state of the Moroccan news media in the wake of the so-called Arab Spring. It aims to give voice to Moroccan journalists to tell their unique story of coping with a complex process of political and media reform: change or status Quo?

In the days […]

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    Robot News: a new Polis report on data driven news production

Robot News: a new Polis report on data driven news production

This report is the outcome of a workshop held on 24/2/16 at LSE with participants from a range of organisations including Financial Times, The Times, Reuters Institute, BBC, Storyful, The Guardian, Global Editors Network, CUNY and Paris Est University.

The workshop was hosted by Dr Alison Powell, Assistant Professor and Programme Director of the MSc in Media and Communication (Data […]

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    From The Tartan Other to Cecil the Lion: 2015 Dissertation series

From The Tartan Other to Cecil the Lion: 2015 Dissertation series

Ruth Garland is a PhD researcher in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics, and is co-editor, with Bart Cammaerts and Nick Anstead, of the Media@LSE Working Paper series. She is researching into government communications and reviews books regularly for LSE Review of Books.

“What does national security really mean?”, I asked my companion over a mint tea […]

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Are email newsletters the future for digital journalism?

 A new report by Polis/ Journalistfonden fellow Charlotte Fagerlund asks whether overlooking the ‘old’ technology of email is a missed opportunity for news organisations looking for ways to build their online audience.

The report, Back the Future- Email Newsletters as a Digital Channel for Journalism by Swedish journalist Charlotte Fagerlund and supported by Swedish Journalistfonden, offers a snapshot of news organisations […]

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Children’s News: Can it survive the Digital Era?

As technology and gadgets demand increasing amounts of children’s time, children’s news producer Kristin Granbo asks: Is there still a need for specialized children’s news in the digital era?

Children’s news can no longer be defined as just a 15 minute bulletin aired on TV at 5pm. Why? Because the audience is busy at that time of the day. In fact […]

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