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Three-D Issue 30: On the National Student Survey

William Proctor Bournemouth University As many sweltering academics beaver away on research outputs of various sorts in libraries, offices and domestic writing havens, the British summer heat wave continues its relentless assault. With nary a sprinkle of rain on the … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 30: DCMS “Fake News” Report: time for a new approach?

Damian Tambini London School of Economics and Political Science Unfortunately the Fake News report was leaked by Dominic Cummings in a cynical attempt to personalise, delegitimise, and thus derail an important policy discussion. What Cummings does not relate in his … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 30: Draft proposals for the future of the BBC

Tom Mills Aston University The BBC is its own worst enemy. For decades its leadership have stumbled from one crisis to the next, only offering any vision for the Corporation’s future when and insofar as it is politically expedient. This … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 30: Campaigning for responsible and accountable media after end of CPBF

Tim Gopsill Former editor of the Journalist (NUJ) and Free Press (CPBF) Like Sysiphus pushing his boulder up the mountain, campaigners for responsible and accountable media are having to labour all over again, since the rock was sent crashing back … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 29

Three-D, issue 29 (PDF, 3.9 Mb) In this issue: 1 Speaking out (Einar Thorsen) Sexual harassment 2 Weinstein in the news (Anita Biressi) 3 The need for structural and cultural change in media industries (Heather Savigny) 4 Call it by its … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Annual Conference 2018

Canterbury Christ Church University 5-6 July 2018 Theme: Media, Communities and Cultures Following on from the successful MeCCSA 2016 conference, the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network now warmly invites you to attend its next annual conference, to be held at Canterbury Christ Church … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 29: Postgraduate conferences and new executive committee

Tianyang Zhou University of Sussex ‘Borders and Boundaries: Territories, Technologies, Transgressions’ was the 14th annual conference of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network and a big success! For the first time, it was hosted jointly by two leading institutions, LSE and Goldsmiths. … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 29: Women’s Media Studies Network

Milly Williamson Goldsmiths, University of London The MeCCSA Women’s Media Studies Network (WMSN), is an active network that hosts and funds events that relate to the issues of concern to women who teach and research in the broad area of … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 29: Social Movements Network report

Rosalind Brunt Sheffield Hallam University In September the Network ran its third ‘Shared Solidarities’ event, hosted at Sheffield Hallam University. It was co-sponsored by the Environmental Network with the theme of Framing Catastrophe. The event’s aim was to consider two potentially … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 29: Radio Research Network report

Helen Gubbins University of Sheffield Josephine Coleman Birkbeck College, University of London 2017 was a very busy year for the MeCCSA Radio Studies Network, hosting no fewer than three separate radio-related events, starting a weekly Radio Studies reading group, maintaining … Continue reading

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