‘Fake news’ has taken the world and especially America by storm, and is the subject of this episode of LSE’s The Ballpark podcast. In this episode, LSE’s US Centre interview Charlie Beckett and Sonia Livingstone on what ‘fake news’ is and how the LSE’s Truth, Trust and Technology Commission will address it.
On 20 February Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis, led a discussion with Stig Abell and Jim Waterson on the state of traditional news media. Listen to the discussion below.
Stig Abell, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement
“The print model has completely changed beyond recognition over the last ten years. It used to be a license to print money, now it’s Facebook and google that […]
On 25 January Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis, led a discussion with journalists and media commentators on how news media can cover Trump in a ‘post-truth’ world. Listen to the discussion below.
Senior Media Correspondent, CNN
On whether this is a serious crisis for journalists.
Chief Political Commentator, The Independent
“Post-truth is the wrong term.”
Senior Editor, The Economist
On what is […]
Listen to our 2016 Polis Talks with guest speakers talking on a range of media topics including Brexit, Trump, Terrorism and Digital Disruption.
Lucy Thomas- Former Deputy Director, Britain Stronger in Europe : ‘Lessons from Remain- Why political campaigns may never be the same again’ (4/10/2016)
Richard Sambrook- Professor of Journalism, Cardiff University: ‘Fairness, Balance and the Assault on Reason'(11/10/2016)
Rebecca Skellett- Institute for Strategic Dialogue […]
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.
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 […]