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Creative industries in South Wales benefit from £900,000 to test new ideas

11 September 2020

Research and Development key to a thriving media and production sector, say academics

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Seed fund win for Creative Capital

11 August 2020

£50k kickstarts bid for global hub

Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration

Congratulations class of 2020

28 July 2020

This year’s ceremony and celebrations were streamed on YouTube Live.

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Effective communication between politicians and constituents vital for sustained political participation, experts say

11 June 2020

Covid-19 crisis means greater engagement between MPs and the public is needed, they add

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Communicating a crisis

21 April 2020

Find out how researchers across the School have used their knowledge to analyse the Covid-19 crisis

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New guidelines issued to help reporters navigate extraordinary time for news

7 April 2020

Responsible journalism vital during coronavirus outbreak, academic says

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Winner of 2019-20 T Glynne Davies Scholarship announced

20 March 2020

The scholarship includes a bursary of £6,500, as well as work experience placements with BBC Wales, the ITV current affairs team and the S4C Press team.

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Developing bilingual journalists and communicators

16 March 2020

Workshops offer 16-18 year old pupils an insight into careers in the Welsh media industry.

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PODCON Cymru 2020

20 January 2020

Find out what makes the perfect podcast at our free one-day conference.

Cogs in a digital brain

Artificial Intelligence module to launch in 2020

20 December 2019

Students will use AI and VR will map the relationship between the story, technology and user.

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ESRC Wales DTP studentships

17 December 2019

Doctoral studentships in the area of “Journalism and Democracy” are now available.

From left to right: Professor Justin Lewis, Sara Pepper, Professor Damian Walford Davies, Jo Marshall-Stevens and Professor Stuart Allan

Celebrating professional excellence

22 November 2019

Jo Marshall-Stevens and Sara Pepper have been honoured at the University’s Celebrating Excellence Awards

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David Dunkley Gyimah joins advisory board for British Library news exhibition

18 November 2019

In Spring 2021 the British Library will be hosting a major exhibition on the history of news in Britain.

News reporting resource for pupils

8 November 2019

A free new online resource is being launched which aims to equip primary school pupils with the basics of news reporting.

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Grappling with the borders and intersections of academia, advocacy and activism

31 October 2019

Professor Jenny Kitzinger’s research has evolved from personal experience through traditional social science research to public engagement activities

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PR master’s students meet PR Master

18 October 2019

Public relations advocate Kim Fletcher kicks off annual speaker series

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Top 10 for Communications and Media studies

14 October 2019

Undergraduate studies ranked 6th in the Times Good University Guide

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Tackling representation in journalism studies

18 September 2019

Professor Nikki Usher’s keynote called for greater editorial diversity across the field of journalism studies

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What are journalists doing to fight back against disinformation?

16 September 2019

Researchers working with broadcasters to assess impact of their output

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Gender stereotypes present in sperm donor recruitment marketing, research concludes

9 September 2019

Academic welcomes changes made to advertising rules