Media Agenda Talks

Media Agenda Talks 2016

Each Autumn Polis invites media practitioners to discuss the latest trends as part of our  Media Agenda Talk series taking place 5pm-6pm every Tuesday in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE.

The talks are open to LSE students and the public, no registration required.

Tuesday 27th September
Dorothy Byrne, Head of News and Factual, C4

‘Why Media Matters’

Dorothy Byrne is known for […]


Efficiency in Branding: what are the paradigms?

Flavy Sen Sharma is an MSc. Global Politics student in the Department of Government at LSE. She previously worked with a think tank in India with a focus on economic research. Here she reflects on a talk given by Giles Hedger of Leo Burnett Communications. #PolisTalks


With the idea of ‘brand loyalty’ becoming an increasingly slippery term, many companies might think that […]


The Everyday Sexism Project: A media tool to shape policy?

This article is by LSE MSc student and Polis Intern Claudia Valdiviezo @claudiavl8  from an talk given by Laura Bates at LSE as part of Polis Media Agenda Talks

When Laura Bates founded the Everyday Sexism project in 2012, it’s clear that directly influencing policy makers in the UK and beyond wasn’t initially part of the plan. Three years and more than […]

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    9th December Media Agenda Talk: Sophia Money-Coutts from Tatler

9th December Media Agenda Talk: Sophia Money-Coutts from Tatler

The 2014 Media Agenda Talks are coming to an end and this year’s final speaker is Sophia Money-Coutts, Features Editor at Tatler magazine.

For those of you who have never picked up a Tatler magazine before, the BBC is currently running a three part series on the magazine called Posh People. You can read about the series here and watch episodes […]


Using data for campaigning journalism: Monique Villa at LSE

Polis Intern and LSE MSc student Alex Forbess reports on the latest Polis Media Agenda Talk featuring Monique Villa

Data used in campaigning journalism is now essential to raise awareness on global corruption and human right violations, according to Monique Villa. She was formerly director of Reuters Media before being appointed to lead its charitable Thomson Reuters Foundation. She has programmes […]