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Three-D Issue 24: Still life in the old attack dogs yet?

Dominic Wring Loughborough University  A journalistic cliché we’re likely to hear a great deal more- and it has already been said- is that this General Election is the most important in a generation. But it is often difficult to gauge … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: Press Regulation beyond the election

Steven Barnett University of Westminster While the outcome of May’s general election is likely to hinge on rather more pressing issues than the future of press regulation, there is no question that it will have significant implications for how the … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 24: A Manifesto for Media Reform

Jonathan Hardy Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom   Des Freedman Chair, Media Reform Coalition   The Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom, in association with the Media Reform Coalition, have published their Manifesto for Media Reform ahead of the … Continue reading

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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

Three-D, issue 24 (PDF, 4.4 Mb) In this issue: 1 2015 Election special: debates and media policy (Einar Thorsen) UK Election 2015 2 Make media ownership an issue for the election (and beyond) (Des Freedman) 3 Manifesto for Media reform (Jonathan hardy … 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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