New Book: Social Media and Elections in Africa

A new book by Martin Ndlela and Winston Mano (eds)  brings together fresh evidence and new theoretical frameworks in a unique analysis of the increasing role of social media […]

14th January 2020

Maria Michalis elected as Vice-Chair of the MeCCSA Policy Network

Maria Michalis was elected Vice-Chair of the MeCCSA Policy Network, at the recent conference of the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association. The aim of the network is to […]

14th January 2020

Prof. Jean Seaton interviewed by The Financial Times on Tory plans for BBC license Fee

The election win by the Conservative government under Boris Johnson will see credible threats against the BBC suggests an article in last week’s Financial Times. The article which points […]

20th December 2019

Prof. Steven Barnett questions plans to decriminalize the non-payment of the BBC license fee

Prof. Steven Barnett spoke to Channel 4 news about reports that the new Conservative government is reviving  plans to decriminalise non-payment of the BBC licence fee. The item revealed that 130,000 […]

19th December 2019

Call for Book Proposals: Critical Digital and Social Media Studies

Call for Book Proposals: Critical Digital and Social Media Studies, University of Westminster Press Book Series Edited By Christian Fuchs Details and submission: Submission deadline: Monday 20 January 2020 […]

11th December 2019

CFP: Mediating, Constructing and Dismantling Race(ism)

International Conference Organised by: Communication and Media Research Institute & The Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster, UK *** EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS The […]

10th December 2019

Nathasha Fernando joins discussion panel at the London Migration Film Festival

Nathasha Fernando, a CAMRI Doctoral Researcher, last week joined the discussion panel following the film Bangla at the London Migration Film Festival. The discussion, which also included Kavinda Navaratne […]

4th December 2019

Anastasia Kavada gives Keynote at the Conference of the Institute for Social Movement Studies

Anastasia Kavada joined Thorsten Thiel (Weizenbaum Institute), Nhi Le (Freelance journalist and Speaker, Leipzig) and Peter Ullrich (Technische Universität Berlin, IPB) to deliver a Keynote panel on The Present […]

27th November 2019

PSB must be front of the queue says Steven Barnett

Wired recently published an article outlining the problems for PSBs in achieving prominence on Smart TVs. At present, public services broadcasters (PSB) have their position in the TV guide […]

14th November 2019

New Report: Public service broadcasting in the age of video on demand inquiry

The Lords Communications and Digital Select Committee have published the finding of their enquiry on Public Service Broadcasting. The report, for which Prof. Steven Barnett acted as Specialist Advisor, […]

14th November 2019
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