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Conference: TV News: fair, balanced and impartial?

Goldsmiths Curzon, 1pm-5.30pm, Friday 5 May In an era of massive political uncertainty, the role of television news – still the most popular news source for UK audiences – is absolutely central. This seminar offers academics, students and news professionals … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting 2017

Leeds,  January 12TH. 2017 Below links are to documents submitted to the AGM and have not yet been verified or approved by the meeting. AGENDA 1. Apologies 2. Minutes of 2016 AGM 3. Matters arising 4. Chair’s Report 5. Treasurer’s Report 6. Reports from Sub-Committees … Continue reading

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Response submitted by MeCCSA to the DCMS consultation on the Leveson inquiry and its implementation

Submitted 9th January 2017 This is the response by the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) to the DCMS consultation on the Leveson inquiry and its implementation. MeCCSA is the professional association for the subjects of media, communications and … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 27

Three-D, issue 27 (PDF, 3.8 Mb) – Latest In this issue: 1 Leveson revisited, and HE’s multiple fronts (Einar Thorsen) Media Reform 2 DCMS consultation on Leveson (Steven Barnett) 3 Joining the IPSO Readers’ Advisory Panel (Kate Sang) 4 Government’s consultation and Impress (Máire Messenger … Continue reading

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Studying MeCCSA subjects at University

MeCCSA has produced a film to answer some of the frequently asked questions about studying subjects in our field at University. Feel free to share and use to promote your own courses as you wish. See also our information brochure: Studying Media, … Continue reading

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QAA publishes subject benchmark statement

The QAA has published a new Subject Benchmark Statement [PDF] for Communication, Media, Film and Cultural Studies “that defines what can be expected of a graduate in the subject, in terms of what they might know, do and understand at the end of … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 26

Three-D, issue 26 (PDF, 4 Mb) In this issue: 1 Future of HE and academic freedoms (Einar Thorsen) Future of Higher Education 2 More audit and less academic freedom? (David Hesmondhalgh) 4 From Green to Gold: reclaiming our universities (Natalie Fenton) 6 Threat … Continue reading

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Ofcom launches research page for media academics

Ofcom has just launched a new one-stop-shop for media academics on their website: http://media.ofcom.org.uk/media-academics/ It is designed to make it easier for academics and students to access the information they need. Please do get in touch with Alison Preston, Ofcom’s Head of Media Literacy Research, if … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: MeCCSA 2017 Conference

University of Leeds 11-13 January 2017 Theme: Culture, Media, Equality and Freedom Deadline for proposals:  **Please note that the ‘call for papers’ is now closed** Equality and freedom are key political aspirations of modernity, from the French Revolution to the … Continue reading

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CFP: Radicalisation in culture and media

Call for papers Tuesday 28th June 2016 – De Montfort University To mark the launch of the newly formed Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network, the group invites people to a one day conference to explore the media and cultural responses … Continue reading

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