Steven Barnett speaks to the FT about the BBC chair and Boris Johnson’s loan

Last week it was revealed that the BBC chair, Richard Sharp, helped arrange a personal loan worth as much as £800,000 for Boris Johnson shortly before the then prime minister […]

1 February 2023
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Call for Book Proposals for the Critical Digital and Social Media Studies Series Now Open

Critical Digital and Social Media Studies is an established open access book series edited by Professor Christian Fuchs. With funding from the Jisc Open Access Community Framework (OACF), which allows us […]

1 February 2023

Steven Barnett talks to AP about Spare

Prof. Steven Barnett spoke this week to AP about Prince Harry’s new book, Spare. The article, by Dancia Kirka, explores the collusive relationship between the press and the Royal […]

17 January 2023

Mano Convenes an Afrokology Workshop at Bayreuth University

Students and staff at Bayreuth University participated in a week-long workshop on Afrokology of media and communication. It was part of a critical engagement with the epistemic boundaries of […]

11 January 2023

Methodologies for Empowering Small-Scale Farmers with a Chatbot

CAMRI’s Winston Mano and Professor Lusike Mukhongo (Western Michigan University) participated in two online events where they jointly presented the methodological rationale for their Mozilla funded project, “Wezesha na […]

2 January 2023

Winston Mano talks to Chinese University about Alternative Cross-Cultural Communication

The coming together of people from differing cultural backgrounds has increased due to today’s heightened mobility of individuals, especially driven by travel for educational, social, economic and political reasons. […]

2 January 2023
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Aasiya Lodhi launches ‘Reclaiming a Lost Past’ with the BBC

Dr. Aasiya Lodhi has launched a new project with the BBC entitled Reclaiming a Lost Past: Black British women, visibility and the BBC. The project focuses on the often […]

20 December 2022

CAMRI’s Winston Mano calls for urgent legal reforms to strengthen PSBs in Africa

The role of public service broadcasters in Africa is seriously undermined by stringent and unsuitable legal frameworks. Legal hurdles have resulted in African national broadcasters without legal independence, a […]

18 December 2022

Doug Specht speaks to MIT Technology Review about Saudi Arabia’s ‘sci-fi’ megacity

In early 2021, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia announced that the country would build a new city. This city, dubbed ‘the line’ would be 170 kilometre […]

13 December 2022
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Call for Papers: Ethics of the digital

This call for papers relates to the Ethics of the Digital Conference organised by the Digital Geography Research Group of the RGS, and hosted at the University of Westminster […]

8 December 2022
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