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Recasting the Net Round Two: Recasting Power
6.00pm for a 6.30 start Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP 17 Sep, 2009
Blogging, You Tube, Facebook and Twitter are all ... read more

Justin Webb

Why I Grew to Love America
6:30pm - 8:30pm Sheik Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE 20 Oct, 2009
Justin Webb discusses American Politics with Po... read more

Fischer Tatham

Reporting Conflict: The Media and Gaza
6:30pm-8:00pm LSE 25 Nov, 2009
A representative from Al Jazeera, and a Lieutena... read more

Lindsay Hilsum

The Polis Media Dialogues – Media and Identity: Reporting the Rwandan Genocide
5-6.30 New Theatre, East Building, Houghton Street, London School of Economics 01 Dec, 2009
In partnership with the LSE Arts Programme and&... read more


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Polis on Paywalls: Charlie Beckett on Radio 4's Today Programme

Ruper Murdoch Date: 07 Dec, 2009
Listen to Charlie Beckett debate whether or not Rupert Murdoch's changes to online news signals the end of free news here.