Tag Archives: Lectures

Nov 7 2013

What principles should guide regulation in the Internet age?

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Only 3% of internet users have internet speeds slower than 2 mpbs and are without access to good broadband connections, which means that the internet has become not only increasingly pervasive but also far more accessible than it was before. … Continue reading

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Oct 28 2013

From TV to tablets – how the BBC’s onscreen journalism is changing

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“I used to say what I did and people would understand. Now people say, ‘what’s that?’” said Amanda Farnsworth, editor of visual journalism at the BBC, during the latest Polis Media Agenda Talk. This article by Polis intern Emma Goodman @EmmaMayAlex … Continue reading

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Sep 24 2013

Media Agenda Talks 2013: You’re Invited!

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  **************************************** Each autumn Polis invites a dozen media practitioners to discuss the latest trends as part of our yearly Media Agenda Talk series of public lectures. Here are the highlights for this year’s talks which are all free and … Continue reading

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Feb 13 2013

A strategic approach to the new threats and opportunities for Public Service Media

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Public Service Media like the rest of the industry is facing a tough time across Europe. In the Netherlands the government has ordered a wholesale restructuring as well as deep budget reductions. It’s a moment for the NPO to think … Continue reading

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Oct 26 2012

Misestimation and misrepresentation: polling for the truth (guest blog)

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Pollster Ben Page thinks there’s a big lie out there: “nobody believes anybody anymore, the media are evil, and market researchers are evil and can’t predict anything.” In his LSE lecture as part of the Polis Media Agenda Talk series … Continue reading

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Jul 20 2012

Polis LSE Media Agenda Talks 2012: You’re Invited

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Every year we hear from about a dozen leading media practitioners as part of our annual autumn Media Agenda Talks lecture series. This year we feature top journalists, pollsters, analysts, and marketeers. Here are some highlights for this season’s talks … Continue reading

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Nov 1 2011

The continuing digital transformation of the New York Times by Arthur Sulzberger

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The chairman of the New York Times Arthur Sulzberger gave a talk at Polis LSE on the continuing digital transformation of the New York Times on November 1st. Here is the text. Good afternoon everyone.  I appreciate the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Sep 23 2011

Polis Media Agenda Talks 2011

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    We have ten top media speakers in our autumn lecture series talking about the UK Riots, The power of the Internet, the Arab Spring, China Media, a vision for the BBC, NGO communications and much more. LSE students … Continue reading

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