Call for Chapter Proposals: Media Ownership in Africa: Control, Challenges & Change

Who owns the media in Africa? Does the old adage “He who pays the piper calls the tune” apply in Africa today when describing ownership and control of media, […]

19th February 2018

“The internet is a devastating wasteland” says Sally Gross on FactMag

Music industry vet turned music management teacher Sally Gross has seen “what happens to the detritus of the music industry firsthand.” With the study, “Can Music Make You Sick?”, […]

19th February 2018

Sally Gross interviewed on Music and Mental Health for NYT

Sally Gross has been interviewed by the New York Times for an article on the setting up of the Music Minds Matter helpline by the nonprofit Help Musicians U.K. […]

1st February 2018

How to find truth online

Anastasia Denisova has given an interview on fake news, Trump and Clinton, the media diet of the digital natives and how to find truth online for the Podcast Ci […]

1st February 2018

Saving the planet, one Instagram post at a time

In an article published for the i newspaper, which discusses social media strategies used by environmental campaigners to capture the attention of wider audiences, Dr Anastasia Kavada, Senior Lecturer […]

1st February 2018

Prof. Steven Barnett quoted by AP on Censorship and RT

In an article published on, about the U.S. government’s requirement that RT registers as a foreign agent, Prof. Steven Barnett has stated that ‘he sees some merit in […]

25th January 2018

Film Futures and Innovation

Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy, chaired a panel on ‘Innovation and Research on Screen’ as part of a Film Futures Development Day at the MAC Birmingham […]

25th January 2018

Reconsidering Value and Labour in the Digital Age paperback released

Now  available as paperback: Reconsidering Value and Labour in the Digital Age, ed. Eran Fisher & Christian Fuchs. How do labour and value-production change in the age […]

10th January 2018

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
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