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POLIS Papers

The Value of Networked Journalism
Source: Charlie Beckett Date: 06 Jun, 2010

To read ‘The Value of Networked Journalism’ paper, a report by Charlie Beckett published at the Polis/BBC College of Journalism conference on June 11th, click here.

‘Digital Natives’: A Myth?
Source: Polis Silverstone Scholar Ranjana Das and Polis Director Charlie Beckett Date: 10 Feb, 2010

To read Polis paper on ‘Digital Natives’: A Myth?, a report of the panel held at the London School of Economics and Political Science, on 24th November 2009, click here.

Researching youthful literacies: Concepts, Boundaries, Questions.
Source: RANJANA DAS POLIS Silverstone Scholar, 2009/10 Date: 18 Jul, 2009

To read Polis Silverstone Scholar Ranjana Das' first report, Researching Youthful Literacies, about how young people use the Internet, please click here.

Journalism and the Visual Politics of War and Conflict

To read Professor Lilie Chouliaraki's 'Journalism and the Visual Politics of War and Conflict', to appear in Alan S. (2009) "Routledge Companion on News and Journalism", Routledge, London, please click here.

Post-Humanitarianism: Humanitarian Communication beyond a Politics of Pity

To read Professor Lilie Chouliaraki's paper 'Post-Humanitarianism: Humanitarian Communication beyond a Politics of Pity', to appear in the International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2010, please click here

The Great Global Switch Off: International Coverage in UK Public Service Broadcasting

To read 'The Great Global Switch Off: International Coverage in UK Public Service Broadcasting', a new report by Polis Oxfam and the International Broadcasting Trust (IBT) please click here.

International Reporting of Suicide

To read Anna Siegel's report about the the POLIS and PCC event, 'Reporting Sucide in the Media' please click here

What is Financial Journalism for? Ethics and Responsibility in a time of Crisis and Change
Source: Dr. Damian Tambini

To read the POLIS report, "What is Financial Journalism for? Ethics and Responsibility ina time of Crisis and Change' by Dr. Damian Tambini from the LSE Media and Communications Department please click here

POLIS Report: Contempt of Court and Media Publicity
Source: Christopher Greenaway Date: 06 Nov, 2008

To read the POLIS Report of the Forum on Contempt of Court and Media Publicity, click here.

Women and the Media: What do they want?
Source: Tamsyn Dent

To read Tamsyn Dent's paper about the recent POLIS/ Gender Institute seminar on women and the media please click here

BBC Brand Scandal: the full story
Source: Caroline Thompson Date: 06 Nov, 2008

The BBC's second most senior manager, Caroline Thompson gave the full story of the Russell Brand/Jonathan Ross scandal at Polis. Read her speech here.

Hunt: PSBs must be bolder in their vision for our society
Source: Jeremy Hunt MP

To read Jeremy Hunt MP's PSB Broadcasting speech, PSBs Must be Bolder in their Vision of our Society, please click here

Distant Suffering in the Media
Source: Professor Lilie Chouliaraki

To read Professor Lilie Chouliaraki's paper about suffering in the media, addressing the question of how far images and stories of suffering make a difference in our ways of engaging with distant sufferers, and listen to the podcast please click here.

Arts Criticism in the 21st century
Source: Lara Farrar

Read Lara Farrar's POLIS paper on Arts Criticism in the 21st century

Media, Celebrity and Politics
Source: Charlie Beckett

To read Charlie Beckett's POLIS paper on the Media, Celebrity and Politics click here

Women and Crime
Source: Award-winning reporter at ITN’s Channel 4 News.Samira Ahmed

To download the PDF of the POLIS paper on Women and Crime, please click here.

The Media and the McCanns

To download the PDF of the POLIS working paper on the Media and the McCanns, please click here

Public Service in a Digital Age

Intelligence and the Media
Source: Kate Shea-Baird

To download the PDF of the POLIS paper on Intelligence and the Media, click here.

The Inside Story of Zimbabwe
Source: Fatima Manji

To download the PDF of the POLIS paper on The Inside Story of Zimbabwe, click here.

Media and Democracy in Russia
Source: Agnieszka Troszkiewicz

To download the PDF of the POLIS paper on Media and Democracy in Russia, click here.

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