New Book: China’s Media Go Global

As part of its ‘going out’ strategy, China is using the media to promote its views and vision to the wider world and to counter negative images in the […]

6th December 2017

Gillian Youngs appointed inaugural John Urry Fellow

Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy and Head of Innovation and Impact, Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, has been awarded the first ever John Urry […]

6th December 2017

Anastasia Denisova named in the top 10 UK higher education social media superstars of 2017

Jisc has just announced its “top 10 higher education social media superstars” for 2017, and our own Anastasia Denisova was named in the top 10. Anastasia Denisova, journalism lecturer […]

24th November 2017

Michaela O’Brien and Anastasia Kavada discuss Power for The Advocacy Iceberg Podcast

Michaela O’Brien and Anastasia Kavada, who run the MA course in Media Campaigning and Social Change at the University of Westminster, talk about power and Steven Lukes’ concepts of […]

24th November 2017

Jean Seaton on BBC World Service

Jean Seaton recently appears on the BBC World Service’s Click programme to discuss Orwell and the Future of Surveillance. “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right […]

9th November 2017

Dr Mercedes Bunz presents AI research to the House of Lord’s Select Committee

Dr Mercedes Bunz, Senior Lecturer in the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, has given evidence at the House of Lords’ Select Committee for Artificial Intelligence at the […]

9th November 2017

Orwell Statue unveiled at the BBC

On the 7th November at Broadcasting House in London, the BBC erected a statue to the author of ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’, with the words “Liberty” engraved on it. Prof. Jean […]

7th November 2017

Matthew Linfoot will speak on all 40 BBC Local Radio stations this Sunday

Dr Matthew Linfoot with be a contributor on ‘Friendly Radio’, a radio documentary celebrating the 50th anniversary of BBC Local Radio, being broadcast on all 40 BBC Local Radio […]

3rd November 2017

Regulating Moroccan Children’s Digital Media Content meeting held in Rabat, Morocco

On the 26th of October Tarik Sabry co-organised a meeting at the University of Mohamed V in Rabat, Morocco, with Dr Hicham Ait Mansour, entitled: Regulating Moroccan Children’s Digital […]

3rd November 2017

WIAS hosted major book launch of Michael Hardt and Toni Negri’s “Assembly”

Fyvie Hall was filled to maximum capacity on the evening of the 12th of October when people gathered to hear Michael Hardt give a talk on his and Antonio […]

27th October 2017
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