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    Truth, Trust and Technology: finding a new agenda for public information

Truth, Trust and Technology: finding a new agenda for public information

 

‘Fake news’ is now a global issue but what’s really at stake? In this article based on his speech to the Asian Journalism Fellowship conference in Singapore,  Charlie Beckett calls for a wider debate about truth, trust and technology – the subject of an LSE Commission to be launched this autumn.

‘Fake news’ is a real problem: the viral hoaxes created […]

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    Quartz: mobile journalism for the smartphone world (Polis Summer School guest blog)

Quartz: mobile journalism for the smartphone world (Polis Summer School guest blog)

Most people you see, regardless of what they are doing, will stop every minute or so and crane their neck over the glowing screen of their smartphone.

(This article by Polis Summer School student, Joe Michalitsianos)

Can you blame them? After hearing reporter Akshat Rathi speak today about Quartz, a newsite and a mobile news application, it seems as though the media […]

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Virtual Reality’s potential in storytelling

Gabriel Zech is a student of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Between 6 and 11 million people were killed during the Holocaust. Around 2.5 million of them were murdered in concentration camps. At least 800 thousand died in ghettos. Up to 250’000 were disabled and living in institutions.

No matter how much of a […]

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Promoting tech for good- the Womanity Award

LSE MSc students Dana Vigran and Tara Bell reflect on their experience working on an internship at LSE with the Womanity Foundation on their Womanity Award for the Prevention of Violence Against Women.

Working with the Womanity Foundation in a group of LSE students gave us the opportunity to observe, participate and learn from the extensive selection process: narrowing down thirteen applications to […]

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June 16th, 2016|Development, Tech|0 Comments|
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    Journalism is getting personal: latest trends from the digital front line

Journalism is getting personal: latest trends from the digital front line

When you take a close up look at how european journalists are innovating with new technology it’s clear that the pace of change is rapid and that both the level of complexity and the stakes involved are high. While all the talk is of the death of print, the real story is the fight for life in digital.

Here’s some […]

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