Response submitted by MeCCSA to the Pearce review of the TEF

This is the response by the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) to the Independent Review of the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) launched on 18 January 2019 (Review of TEF: terms of reference). The response was prepared by the MeCCSA ADSC sub-committee and agreed by the executive, and should be read in …Continue Reading

CFP MeCCSA PGN Conference 2019

July 1-2, 2019, Bangor University ‘Delivery technologies become obsolete and get replaced; media, on the other hand, evolve.’ –Henry Jenkins (2006: 13) The changes that have taken place within any aspect of media over the last several decades have been immense; some areas of the field are all but unrecognisable following such drastic adaptations and alterations. …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: Postgraduate conferences

Tianyang Zhou University of Sussex “Post-Representative Participations Conference” was a Big Success MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (MeCCSA PGN), the Participatory Communication Research section of IAMCR (IAMCR’s PCR), and the Centre for Digital Media Cultures (CDMC) at the University of Brighton joint conference took place at the Moulsecoomb Campus of University of Brighton on Friday 16th November …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: Shared Solidarities: Galvanizing the Women’s Movement

Rosalind Brunt Sheffield Hallam University Galvanizing the Women’s Movement was the title of the fourth annual event in our Shared Solidarities series. Held at Sheffield Hallam University in September, it followed the now-established pattern of bringing together campaigners and academics – who are also usually activists of some kind – to reflect on both theory …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: Radio Studies Network report

Josephine Coleman Birkbeck College, University of London Once again, the Radio Studies Network can report that we have had an eventful year and are feeling as buoyant and dynamic as ever. In July, many of our network’s Steering Group and affiliates were welcomed at the Transnational Radio Forum, a four-day conference held in the beautiful …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene

Charlie Tweed Bath Spa University Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene: Screenworks Special Issue launch event at Cube Cinema, Bristol on – June 20th 2018 The event acted as a showcase and launch for a special issue of Screenworks titled Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene. This special issue developed from the international symposium Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene which took place …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: Earning trust “story by story”: Can we believe the media? The role of journalism in the digital age

Allan Leonard  FactCheckNI Ulster University – along with the UK press regulatory body, Impress, and the Policy Network of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) – jointly hosted a symposium event at its Belfast campus: “Can we believe the media? The role of journalism in the digital age”. Keynote speakers were Jonathan Heawood (Chief Executive Officer, Impress) and Peter Feeney (Press …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: Chair’s report

Anita Biressi University of Roehampton It’s been about five months since my last Three-D contribution and, as ever, there’s much to report and even more to plan for. As usual we have contributed to HE consultations. In September 2018 we responded to the Developing AHRC’s Strategic Delivery Plan. We highlighted, among many issues, the requirement that it be …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 31: MeCCSA 2020: Media Interactions and Environments

Ewan Kirkland & Julie Doyle University of Brighton The University of Brighton’s School of Media is delighted to have been chosen to host the MeCCSA annual conference from 8-10th January 2020. The School comprises a broad spectrum of media and communication subjects, from photography and film studies, to television production and sound arts, to digital games and …Continue Reading

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