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12 May- Join us for the News Impact Summit

Join us at the News Impact Summit on Thursday 12 May in London for FREE!

On Thursday 12 May, the twelfth News Impact Summit (#NISLON) will be held in London, UK. The event will focus on the theme “Trolls, Corruption, Falsehood: Reporting ‘Truth’ in the Digital Age”. Our full-day programme will cover a wide range of topics such as:

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    “Beyond 140 Characters”: A Tow Center project about the forces that shape journalists’ strategic Twitter engagement

“Beyond 140 Characters”: A Tow Center project about the forces that shape journalists’ strategic Twitter engagement

Svenja Ottovordemgentschenfelde is a Fellow at Tow Center for Digital Journalism and a PhD candidate in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE

This blog was originally written for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism

“Beyond 140 Characters”: A Tow Center project about the forces that shape journalists’ strategic Twitter engagement

In 2009, The Washington Post’s Paul Farhi wrote a feature for the […]

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    The debate about the future of the Labour Party: the best and worst of times

The debate about the future of the Labour Party: the best and worst of times

This is the most exciting and depressing phase of debate within a modern British political party that I can recall. The argument about the leadership of the Labour Party mostly encapsulates what’s wrong with that organisation but also wider left-wing politics. It also tells us something about the good, bad and plain ugly about political discourse more generally at the […]

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The most stage-managed election campaign ever

This article was first published by the Political Studies Association as part of an excellent collection of post-election analysis that covered media and political communications aspects of the campaign. I heartily recommend it as a collection of serious but readable instant analysis by academics without too much partisan hand-wringing etc.

This election campaign was almost irrelevant to the fundamentals of […]

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    Did Britain’s right-wing newspapers win the election for the Tories? Guest Blog

Did Britain’s right-wing newspapers win the election for the Tories? Guest Blog

This article by LSE Media and Communications’ Dr Bart Cammaerts who researches and teaches political communication.
The day after the unexpected defeat of the Labour leader Neil Kinnock in the 1992 election, the Murdoch-owned tabloid The Sun’s infamous headline read: ‘It’s The Sun wot won it’. During the 1992 campaign it seemed as if the Tories would lose and Labour […]

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