Three-D Issue 32: MeCCSA Social Movements and Media Discourse Centre Symposium

De Montfort University Wednesday, 9th October 2019 Keynote Speaker: Dr Sally Ruane, Reader in Social Policy, and Director of the Health Policy Research Unit Registration: 12noon – ends 3/3.30pm The Media Discourse Centre at De Montfort University (www.dmu.ac.uk/mdc), and the MeCCSA Social Movements Network, will host the 5th Annual Shared Solidarities symposium (a free event with tea …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 32: Radio Studies Network report

Josephine ColemanBirkbeck College, University of London As the field of media communications and broadcasting shifts around us, so Radio Studies evolves, the Network widens its interests and further extends a welcome through social media communities as well as at face-to-face events. These encounters provide vital opportunities to engage with the research and teaching practices of …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 32: Policy Network report

Jonathan HardyUniversity of East London Here is a brief update on the MeCCSA Policy Network that discusses recent activities, and finishes with two (of many) reasons why we need this Network more than ever.  The Policy Network is chaired by Phil Ramsay, with Jeanette Steemers and I as vice chairs. Both my colleagues have been …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

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