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The Value of Journalism

Nearly 300 journalists, students and media policy makers attended the Polis/BBC College of Journalism Value of Journalism Conference on Friday June 11th. read more

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International Development in the Media

media and development It was standing room only at the debate on media and development chaired by Polis Director Charlie Beckett

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Interaction London Prize

hibah_hussain Polis is pleased to announce the first winner of the Interaction London Research Prize.

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Generation M2: US Youth and Media

don_roberts Prof. Don Roberts from Stanford University presents survey of U.S. young people’s media use

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The Things We Carry: War Reporting and Ethics

janine_isabel On July 14th, Polis presents a panel with two of most experienced and thoughtful witnesses of the world

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Directors Blog


Join the debate about journalism at the Polis director's blog

Date: 19 May, 2008
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Saving Journalism

SuperMedia: Saving Journalism So It Can Save The WorldSuperMedia: Saving Journalism So It Can Save The World by Polis Director, Charlie Beckett is the first detailed manifesto for "Networked Journalism" based on Polis research and debates.

SuperMedia surveys the new media landscape, outlines the crisis facing journalism and the opportunities on offer for a radical new relationship between the media and the public.

"Read it, and act!"
Jon Snow, Channel 4 News

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