Category Archives: Three-D Issue 20

Three-D Issue 20: Which way to the information commons? Research & information resources for retired academics

Sylvia Harvey, University of Leeds Some MeCCSA members will be aware that, following retirement, many academics lose their professional email address and their access to the University library, including electronic books and journals. There is, arguably, a wider problem here as … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: REF: time moves on

Peter Golding, Northumbria University The editor of Three-D suggested members would welcome an update on preparations for the REF (which surely no longer needs spelling out!) as we start counting down in weeks rather than years to the submission deadline of … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: Chair’s report

Sue Thornham, University of Sussex This issue of Three-D is the first to appear following the hugely successful Derry conference. As always, the conference offered a mix of academic papers, policy debates, pedagogic discussions, screenings and exhibitions. What was particularly impressive … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: New guide for citing films and audio

British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC) In the era of YouTube, podcasts and vidcasts recently launched pioneering guidelines will be crucial for students, researchers and academics when they cite moving image and sound sources, or provide advice on referencing … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: Media & Communications: ten years on

Charlie Beckett, LSE Is the world really changing rapidly or does it just appear that way? There’s been a dizzying transformation in media and communications over the last ten years and one its biggest effects is to make everything else … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: “Sometimes it’s hard to be a wo-man”, or how I learned to love Tammy Wynette but not always agree with (all) her lyrics

Karen Ross, University of Liverpool On International Women’s Day this year, I was invited to give a talk about my recent research on women in media industries. Nothing unusual about that you may say, that is your expertise and of course, … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: Vested interests can be challenged

David Lee, University of Leeds What was the ultimate purpose of the Leveson Enquiry? To satisfy a public aghast following revelations about the hacking of Millie Dowler’s mobile phone alongside the more general widespread illegal practices of the red-tops? To sate … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: The Fleet Street dinosaurs

Tim Gopsill, Free Press At one of the innumerable gatherings in London on this Leveson business I met a journalist friend I hold in some respect. “Which way do you swing on this?” I asked. “Against you, I am afraid,” she … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: The other elephant in the room: funding public interest news

Justin Schlosberg, Birkbeck, University of London As we reflect on the post-Leveson political furore, it is worth recalling Stuart Hall’s maxim that it is the way in which public problems are defined – rather than their proposed solutions – which … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 20: Reconnecting Science and Journalism Post-Leveson

Stuart Allan, Bournemouth University Science journalism is often fraught with tensions, particularly where issues concerning possible risks, threats or hazards come to the fore. ‘Cancer danger of that night-time trip to the toilet’ one Daily Mail headline declared by way … Continue reading

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