When people in the West talk about political campaigns they think of US presidential elections or the great struggles between traditional and new parties in Europe. Yet the world’s largest democracy, India just went through the biggest live experiment in how political communications is changing in the Internet age. Its most recent election saw a dramatic escalation in digital […]
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 […]
Tom Baldwin has been on a rollercoaster ride of media and democracy in the UK (and USA) for the last few febrile, fetid and fantastic decades. As someone who has worked for left and right wing newspapers and for politicians and Great Causes, he knows how the punches have landed.
He’s disappointed. In the system and his own role in […]
This article is by LSE MSc student Jack Marks
Ireland has largely been spared the “Fake News” epidemic that wreaks havoc in its counterparts to its East and West. The upcoming Abortion referendum has changed that.
In seven weeks time, Ireland goes to the polls in a referendum to legalise abortion. The Irish Constitution was amended in 1983 by popular referendum […]