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Impact at the School of Journalism, Media and Culture

We have a longstanding reputation for the impact of our research that regularly informs national policy and practice.

The impact of our research is highly regarded by the media industry, Government, the creative industries, charities, inter disciplinary and international partners.

Highlights

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Shaping broadcasters' reporting of devolution

Our academics are helping journalists to make sense of the differing COVID-19 rules across the UK.

Improving decision-making for patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states

Improving decision-making for patients in vegetative and minimally conscious states

Our research has had a profound effect on the representation of, and support afforded to, those in prolonged disorders of consciousness.

Tackling the democratic deficit in local news

Tackling the democratic deficit in local news

We have improved the sustainability of community news by launching the first formal body to advocate on behalf of the sector.

Past highlights

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Improving end of life decision making

Our research stimulated debate about the treatment of people in vegetative and minimally conscious states.

Broadcasting and behind the scenes

Reflecting post-devolution politics in broadcasting

Our researchers found citizens were being routinely misinformed about major areas of policy.