Author Archives: Auguste Janutaite

Three-D Issue 24: Make media ownership an issue for the election (and beyond)

Des Freedman Chair, Media Reform Coalition The evidence just keeps mounting up: from the testimonies provided to the Leveson Inquiry to Peter Oborne’s resignation from the Telegraph. Powerful media organisations in highly concentrated markets – whether online or offline – … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: REF: Results show world-leading and international excellence across the sector in media and cultural research

  The results of the Research Excellent Framework were published just before Christmas, followed in the new year by the subject overview reports from the REF panels. Cultural, communication and media studies once again showed itself to be a strong … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Reflections on the changing nature and circumstances of academic labour

Bob Franklin Cardiff University     Born in 1949, – a first wave ‘Baby Boomer’ – my generation has been nurtured on lashings of cod liver oil, orange juice, milk at school, high quality health care, social and welfare services, … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Oh, that sounds straight forward

Karen Boyle University of Sterling     Speaking at the opening plenary of MeCCSA 2015 on “my brilliant career” was one of those gigs I accepted thinking, “oh that sounds straight forward”. I quickly realised that talking about my own … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Funding, publications… and a thick skin

Ruth Sanz Sabido Canterbury Christ Church University     A career is defined as an occupation, one that is based on a sense of direction. A career is supposed to be an expression of a ‘life’s work’. In this sense, … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Shared Solidarities: the interaction of parties, unions and social movements

Rinella Cere Sheffield Hallam University MeCCSA Social Movements Network, now in its second year is hosting a one day workshop on 10 September 2015 at Sheffield Hallam University. Further details will be posted on the MECCSA list in April. Contact: … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Women’s Media Studies Network report

Milly Williamson Brunel University     I would like to begin this report by saying a very fond farewell to Ros Brunt, who has decided to stand down from the steering committee of the WMSN. It is largely because of … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network (REaPN)

Rinella Cere Sheffield Hallam University       The Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Network (REaPN) is the renamed Race Network which has been inactive since 2012. The Network’s new name reflects the new brief, which is to incorporate a wider … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: News from the network

Joanna Callaghan University of Sussex  The Practice network is delighted to announce that Inga Burrows has taken on the role of Vice Chair. Inga Burrows is a Senior Lecturer in Arts and Media at Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Disability Studies Network

Carrie Hodges Bournemouth University     The MeCCSA Disability Studies Network was first established in 2011 to support and promote the development of the research and teaching of Disability Studies within Media, Communication and Cultural Studies and to provide a … Continue reading

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