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    The Journalism AI global survey: what we’ve learned so far

The Journalism AI global survey: what we’ve learned so far

Over the last few weeks, newsrooms from all over the world have been completing our Journalism AI survey. Contributions came in from Europe, South and North America, Africa, and Asia. We’re immensely grateful to each and every one of the respondents. When we launched Journalism AI earlier this year, we had just a vague picture of how artificial intelligence […]

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    The great media divide in the digital age: public relations and journalism

The great media divide in the digital age: public relations and journalism

“People in the PR industry don’t pick the phone up anymore and have human relationships”
 In his second special research article, George Pitcher speaks to two senior practitioners on each side of the PR/journalism divide about their work in the internet age.

I co-founded and ran a public relations consultancy for 14 years until 2005. Back in those days, the classically […]

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    Reporting on war, fighting battles in the newsroom: Rima Maktabi on conflict journalism

Reporting on war, fighting battles in the newsroom: Rima Maktabi on conflict journalism

On TV since age 18, Lebanese journalist Rima Maktabi gained international recognition for her reporting during the 2006 Lebanese War. Speaking to students of the Polis/LSE Summer School, Maktabi recounted some of her experiences and the lessons she has learned. Polis Summer School student Sarah Rafla-Yuan reports.

“Journalism is a never-ending job” Maktabi said as she recounted some of the […]

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    Where do you go when you want your news from “anywhere but Westminster?”

Where do you go when you want your news from “anywhere but Westminster?”

With rising complaints against the ‘mainstream media’ representing an out-of-touch elite, The Guardian’s John Domokos came to LSE to talk about a different approach in his ‘Anywhere but Westminster’ series. Polis Summer School student Natalie Nicole Gilbert reports.

On Twitter it doesn’t take long to find people disgruntled with mainstream media’s broad stroke journalism that focuses predominantly on metropolitan areas. It’s not just […]

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    How to adapt to social media without losing trust or traditional values

How to adapt to social media without losing trust or traditional values

 How far should well-established journalism brands adapt their editorial policies to accommodate digital technologies such as social media? In a talk to the LSE Polis Summer School former Economist social media editor Adam Smith explained how there are hard choices to made – it’s not just about ‘going online’. Student Miguel Flores Hormigo reports.

By the time he joined The […]

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