Category Archives: Three-D Issue 23

Three-D Issue 23: Doing more with less

Einar Thorsen Bournemouth University Time has finally come when we will learn the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF). There is little doubt that the outcome of this exercise will have a disruptive impact on the Higher Education sector … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: New Directions in Media Research 2014

Yupei Zhao and Rahma Al Foori University of Leicester The New Directions in Media Research (NDiMR)’s Annual Postgraduate Conference, hosted on 13 June 2014 by the University of Leicester’s Department of Media and Communication, delivered some contemporary directions into social … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: MeCCSA Postgraduate Network report

Yupei Zhao Univeristy of Leeds The Chair Yupei Zhao and Vice-chair Seema Hussain had meetings in Coventry with the organizers from Coventry University to discuss the progress for the MeCCSA PGN 2015 Conference. The conference will be held on the … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: Women’s Media Studies Network report

Milly Williamson Brunel University 2013/14 was an active year for the Women’s network. We kicked of the year with a well attended panel at the MeCCSA conference in Bournmouth in January 2014, entitled Essex: Formations of Gender, Class and Culture. … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: Sites of Protest

Stuart Price & De Montfort University Ruth Sanz Sabido Canterbury Christ Church Uni.     The MeCCSA Social Movements Network held its second major conference, entitled ‘Sites of Protest’, in Canterbury Christ Church University on 29 October 2014. The one-day … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: The future of local news

Alec Charles University of Chester On 5 November Chester’s Department of Media hosted a major symposium on the future of British journalism. The day-long conference discussed the future of local and regional newspapers in the current economic and regulatory environment, … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: Policy Network report

Máire Messenger Davies University of Ulster Policy issues continue to engage our members, with letters to the press, blogs, articles and twitter contributions throughout the year, the year of the phone hacking trials (which continue) – see the previous issue … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: Chair’s report

Tim O’Sullivan De Montfort University Welcome to the final issue of Three-D for 2014, a delightful pre-Christmas, pre-REF, pre-Conference issue, with articles and commentaries of interest to all working in the fields served by MeCCSA. The forthcoming Conference at the … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: MeCCSA 2015 at Northumbria University

James Leggott, Karen Ross and Rosie White Northumbria University MeCCSA 2015 is on the horizon! At Northumbria James Leggott, Karen Ross and Rosie White are beginning to taxi down the conference runway, anticipating turbulence from central university services, and donning … Continue reading

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Three-D Issue 23: Genuinely being listened to

Suzanne Franks City University, London The launching of an enquiry by the Lords Select Committee into women in news and current affairs broadcasting has got to be a welcome sign. It demonstrates that this subject has slowly risen up the … Continue reading

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