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The consequences of living in war - can theatre and reportage better inform the world?

2 April 2024

From hidden wars to hidden theatre: theatre reportage represents the lives of those living under oppression and war.

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Connor Love wins Best Student Film

28 March 2024

MA Digital Documentaries’ Connor Love has triumphed at the 2024 Lived Perspectives festival with his film ‘A Bridge to Mundania’.

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Journalist Laura Trevelyan calls for urgent preservation of the Caribbean’s endangered historical archives

7 March 2024

Former Cardiff University student delivers inaugural Sir Tom Hopkinson lecture

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Journalists pay tribute to lecturer who launched more than 1,000 careers

26 February 2024

David English has died at the age of 74

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Journalist Laura Trevelyan to deliver inaugural Sir Tom Hopkinson Lecture

14 February 2024

The inaugural lecture will discuss why it’s been important for Laura and her family to confront their ancestors’ past as slaveowners on the Caribbean island of Grenada.

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Academic examines morality in the marketplace and how brands respond to social injustice

10 January 2024

Book highlights the complicated relationship between branding, activism, social media, and pop culture

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Public lecture: The Art of Class War

24 October 2023

An illustrated public lecture by Cardiff University Honorary Professor and former BBC Labour, Industrial, and Politics Correspondent Nicholas Jones.

When gaming meets Cardiff history

23 October 2023

Using video games to engage with the history and heritage of Cardiff and southeast Wales

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Dr Emiliano Treré scoops journal article of the year at MeCCSA awards

5 October 2023

Co-authored article wins Outstanding Achievement Award with investigation of digital resistance against algorithm driven platforms in China.

Screen sector receives green funding boost

20 September 2023

Media Cymru working with Ffilm Cymru Wales to help industry achieve net-zero carbon emissions

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Students visit USA as part of Urdd Gobaith Cymru’s anti-racism message

6 September 2023

This year marks 60 years since the bombing of the 16th St Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama

Collective Experiences in the Datafied Society

Rewatching the Data Justice Conference

11 July 2023

The three plenary sessions of the third Data Justice Conference are available to watch on YouTube.

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South Wales media sector experienced £20m in additional revenue and 400 new jobs following research and development programme

21 June 2023

Findings present framework for achieving successful innovations in the creative industries

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Data Justice Lab’s world-leading conference is back

12 June 2023

‘Collective Experiences in the Datafied Society’ will explore impacts, lived experiences and forms of resistance in relation to datafication.

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New bursaries for News and Data Journalism students.

24 May 2023

In addition to a generous financial bursary of £9000, administered as a fee discount, the Foundation offers mentoring support for the duration of your studies.

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Call for papers opens for Future of Journalism conference

21 December 2022

The conference will feature papers on the theme of Journalism in troubled times.

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Why recognition of metal, punk, rock and emo by Mobo is long overdue

6 December 2022

Black artists have been fundamental to the history of alternative music – the introduction of the Mobos’ alternative category mustn’t forget that.

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A century of religion on the BBC

28 November 2022

Media expert Dr Caitriona Noonan joined BBC Cymru/Wales’ All Things Considered programme to discuss the BBC’s first religious radio broadcasts.

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Launch of £50m collaboration to develop global hub for TV, film and media innovation in Wales

19 October 2022

Media Cymru will provide funding, training and research opportunities

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Greater acknowledgement needed of Black Scottish history, say authors

19 October 2022

Research documents experiences of Black people over the past 30 years