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Julia Ziemer

July 8th, 2016

Listen: Polis Summer School Podcasts

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Julia Ziemer

July 8th, 2016

Listen: Polis Summer School Podcasts

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

This June, Polis hosted speakers from across the media to talk about their insights in to topics including new trends, positive news, investigative reporting and reporting humanitarian crises.

Summer School 2016 speakers
Clockwise from top left: Helena Horton, Kieran Yates, Catherine Mayer, Luke Harding

Jodie Jackson from the Constructive Journalism Project on her insights into the psychological benefits of consuming more ‘constructive’ news.

Kieran Yates– Freelance Journalist and Editor on her route into journalism through unconventional means

Leslie Knott, a Producer from Tigernest Films on her film projects in Lebanon and Afghanistan

Luke Harding from The Guardian on his work on Wikileaks, Snowden files and the Panama Papers

Alana Coates– Engagement Editor, The Financial Times on how the FT is taking a new approach to engaging with audiences across platforms

Catherine Mayer– author and journalist on her career and latest project- being co-founder of the Women’s Equality Party

Helena Horton– Telegraph Trending Journalist on designing polls and quizzes to engage readers

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Julia Ziemer

Julia Ziemer is Polis Manager in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. Before joining the LSE in 2014, Julia was Events and Development manager at English PEN and she previously worked at the Charles Dickens Museum and the Literature Department of the British Council.

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