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Dec 16 2013

Strange fascination: image in music and politics Part Two

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This is part two of  an essay by, LSE Media PhD student Ruth Garland that explores the links between our experience of  images and political communication. With democracy suffering a crisis of confidence she questions the relationship between images and political meaning through … Continue reading

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Dec 2 2013

If you have more women in media, do representations of women improve? Report from UN Media & Gender Forum

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One of the assumptions we have made in media and development in the past is that you will get better treatment of women by the media if there are more women working in the industry. Yet as LSE student Emily LeRoux-Rutledge reports … Continue reading

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Sep 20 2013

Ten years of media and communication at LSE

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Polis is part of the Department of Media and Communications at the LSE which celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. Polis director Professor Charlie Beckett is currently Head of the Department. In this article Monika Lang (MSc Media & Comm, … Continue reading

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Jun 11 2013

An extraordinary media decade for you, me and the LSE

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I am currently Head of the Department of Media and Communications at the LSE that celebrates its tenth anniversary on June 16th with a conference on “New Trajectories In Media and Communications Research”. These are my thoughts on those remarkable ten media years when … Continue reading

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Nov 21 2012

Chinese media soft power – the debate at LSE

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I spent an hour  last Sunday in the London studios of CCTV, the Chinese state global broadcaster. I as there to be part of a panel debate chaired from their studio in Beijing about the crisis in the BBC. The … Continue reading

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Nov 7 2012

Some media-related questions after Obama’s victory

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Some media-related questions after Obama’s victory. (Some of these are stupid, some rhetorical, and the list will grow) Please feel free to suggest more via @CharlieBeckett or in the comments. 1. Why do political journalists still treat campaigns like theatre … 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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Jul 6 2012

Business and media in the age of uncertainty

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These are the notes of a speech I gave to an IT business conference about how even commercial companies should pay attention to what I call media ethics. If you learn the new moral economy of networked communications, I argue, … Continue reading

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Jun 11 2012

Cosmopolitanism, New Media and Protests: LSE symposium

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‘Cosmopolitanism, New Media and Protests‘ is the theme of our 5th annual PhD Symposium at the LSE Media and Communications Department. PhD students from around the world will be presenting a series of papers at a special symposium this Friday. LSE … Continue reading

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