Media sciences / Political sciences

Media - Mar 5
Research into the use of Russian-linked social media accounts following the 2017 UK terrorist attacks has led to calls for greater regulation of technology companies. In their report on Disinformation and ‘fake news' , the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee described how work by the Crime and Security Research Institute was among “strong evidence” which, “detailed ways in which the Kremlin attempted to influence attitudes in UK politics”.
Media - Innovation - Jan 11

Subscription and membership models will become the key revenue focus for the news industry this year, according to a new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.

Media - Jul 31, 2018

Cardiff is a key driver for the creative industries in Wales but how does it compete with creative hubs across the UK and make an impact on the wider world? - Find out the views of sector leaders at the Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Culture annual media debate at the National Eisteddfod.

Innovation - Media - Jul 25, 2018

Cardiff University's Centre for Community Journalism (C4CJ) has secured 250,000 (approx. 223,000) of funding from the Google Digital News Innovation Fund to create new revenue streams for the community and hyperlocal news sector.

Media - Nov 1, 2018

Twenty-five per cent of content shared around US midterms is junk news, despite efforts by social media platforms to curb the problem. Social media is now a vital platform for news consumption in the United States, particularly during important moments in political life such as elections, according to new Oxford University research.

Health - Media - Jul 30, 2018

Doctors and families of patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state no longer need to go to court to be allowed to remove life support - where a robust decision-making procedure has been followed and clinicians and the family are in agreement about what is in the best interests of the patient.

Media - Jul 20, 2018

The manipulation of public opinion over social media platforms has emerged as a critical threat to public life. Around the world, government agencies and political parties are exploiting social media platforms to spread junk news and disinformation, exercise censorship and control, and undermine trust in media, public institutions and science.

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