Monthly Archives: May 2015

21st December 2014 – Role-play planning

As Christmas approaches I am planning for next semester and wow do I have a lot to plan for! There’s the DATA-PSST! event on 24th March 2015, my Erasmus teaching in Barcelona Abat Oliba CEU University during the week before Easter (27th-3rd March) and I am currently developing an exciting role-play scenario for my MA module ‘Propaganda, Media and Conflict in a… Read more →

15th November 2014 – Talks

It’s been a busy month or two, this week was International Week in my Department #ijw14 which I helped organise, Dr Catherine Happer came down from Glasgow University Media Group and did a talk on Communicating Climate Change; we also had the author and journalist Ian Fraser who talked about exposing RBS in his book ‘Shredded’ and financial journalism; Rebeca Pardo… Read more →

25th September 2014 – Review

New review of Bad News for Refugees in European Journal of Communication: “This book is a successful antidote to much of the populist discourse and ideological myth that circulates on refugees in contemporary Western society. Greg Philo, Emma Briant and Pauline Donald, of the Glasgow Media Group, have produced a clearly written book derived from an empirical study of the… Read more →

27th August 2014 – Grant

Rather excited to be co-hosting an upcoming seminar at University of Sheffield Journalism Studies with Dr Ross Bellaby in the Politics Department on: ‘Technical and Ethical Limits of Secrecy and Privacy’. It is part of DATA-PSST! Debating and Assessing Transparency Arrangements–Privacy, Security, Surveillance, Trust – a seminar series which we’ve just won £30,000 ESRC funding for! The 2-year ESRC Seminar Series (2015-16)… Read more →