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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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    Can you trust mainstream media to meet the digital challenge?

Can you trust mainstream media to meet the digital challenge?

There’s a perennial air of mystery around the media-consuming habits of teenagers and young adults. Most content producers being quite a bit older, it can be hard for them to take the pulse of the youngest demographics, a task that is perhaps more dauntingly urgent than ever in today’s shifting digital landscape.

BAFTA brought together representatives from across the mainstream […]

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February 21st, 2017|Featured, Student blogs|0 Comments|
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    A decade of disruption brings digital downsides and the hope of more honest journalism

A decade of disruption brings digital downsides and the hope of more honest journalism

It’s that time when we look back over the last year, but in this article by the veteran Swedish Journalist Ove Joanson, (who has edited newspapers and run the Swedish public service broadcaster, and was a former chair of the European Journalism Centre) looks back at a decade of journalism change.

The digital shift and the challenges it poses constitute a […]

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December 15th, 2016|Featured, Journalism|0 Comments|

Outreach, Social Impact at Medium

This article is by Henna Zamurd-Butt and was originally published on Medium
Content about social change and activities for social change
I’ve been working with various digital media platforms for the past seven years, from For Books’ Sake, championing women writers to Catch 21, engaging young people in politics and Newzulu, empowering citizens to report the news — they’ve all sought to achieve […]

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April 6th, 2016|Journalism|0 Comments|
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    Are we losing the art of listening? (And how journalism can help get it back)

Are we losing the art of listening? (And how journalism can help get it back)

In a world where everyone has a voice what happens to the art of listening?
We now ‘hear’ more than ever before. But how does the advent of ubiquitous, contiguous, continuous media effect our capacity to listen and understand? What happens to the quality of our engagement?
Media producers — and that is just about all of us now — think a lot about getting […]

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