Three-D Issue 25: On with the dance: the BBC and entertainment

Máire Messenger Davies University of Ulster The weekend of September 25th and 26th this year was a long-awaited one in the BBC’s TV viewing calendar. All over the country, millions of people1 were settling down with sighs of contentment and anticipation and, no doubt, large glasses of something refreshing, to watch the start of the new …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 22: The Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths

Julian Henriques Goldsmiths What’s in a name? A lot, if that name is Stuart Hall. As has been said, there are almost as many Stuart Halls as there are people who know his work or were fortunate enough to know the person. Each of us has made him our own, through his influence on our …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 22: NSA/GCHQ, state power and surveillance

Lee Salter University of Sussex   The ways in which the revelations about the NSA/ GCHQ surveillance scandal have been handled by the media have been interesting to say the least. It’s not often that such a clear test of hegemony theory is presented to us by a case study that involves the most sensitive …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 22: Media plurality

Jonathan Hardy University of East London     Calls for the break up of large media groups have met with little success in the UK. Official policy has instead relaxed rules on media ownership. The widespread belief among policy makers that any remaining problems were diminishing in an expanding digital universe bolstered long-standing calls for …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 22: After the sentence…..

Bethany Usher Teesside University     In mitigation before today’s sentencing, Andy Coulson, former Chief Reporter Neville Thurlbeck and their colleagues James Weatherup and Greg Miskew publicly admitted phone hacking for the first time. They said they did it simply because they thought it was allowed. This was understandable because it was in The Press …Continue Reading

Fourth MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Conference 2007

University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol Thursday 12 – Friday 13 July 2007 The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network held its Fourth Annual Postgraduate Conference in July 2007, at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol. > Click here for the conference programme > Click here to download the conference poster The interdisciplinary …Continue Reading

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