Media and Communication
What impact has COVID 19 had on news consumption? How popular are podcasts? And many more fascinating facts on the amount and type of news consumption worldwide. Get international and country-by-country reports in the latest annual report which also has associated data tables that can be downloaded. The full methodology can be consulted on the website.
A new comic book based on a wider research project funded by the University Grants Commission and the UK-India Educational Research Initiative and led by Radhika Govinda and Krishna Menon. It considers feminisms in the academy, focusing upon questions of identity, pedagogy and violence. A key issue is: How has feminism become institutionalised in the academy, […]
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Shocking results from the Access & Participation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities in UK Postgraduate Research – Policy Briefing UK CGE The proportion of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students enrolled in UK H.E. in 2018/19 dropped from 24.81% at undergraduate level to 18.07% at postgraduate research level (excluding enrolments where ethnicity is unknown). Between 2016/17 […]
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New from Columbia University, this collection of website snapshots of American womens magazines, At the moment there are 9 covering from 2017 onwards. Titles include: Seventeen, Glamour and Teen Vogue as well as the more academic Womens History Network website. It is possible to search or browse. Includes beauty and fashion features including advertising.
A useful guide from WAN-IFRA and Women in the news It aims to educate news rooms on gender stereotypes in the media and how to avoid them.
Politics, Popular Culture and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution A digital archive of text multimedia and images curated by staff at the University of Warwick. It focuses upon popular culture, music, graffiti, cartoons and art and its link with the revolution and democracy. The site also contains timelines, essays and teachers guides.
A useful article with links to GPS data sources: How Facebook and Google Track Public’s Movement in Effort to Fight COVID-19
PandemicPolitics A group of UK academic staff and researchers are blogging and writing on political behaviour, crisis management theory, international relations and political psychology to consider public attitudes to policy such as social distancing
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The Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) is an independent non-profit think tank based in Berlin. It has just launched the Academic Freedom Index in close cooperation with FAU University Erlangen-Nuremberg, V‑Dem and the Scholars at Risk Network. Its website has a methodology, case studies and data. There is a full report and a working paper which look […]
Uncensored Library by Reporters without Frontiers A minecraft game created by RSF which is filled with articles and websites which are censored in their countries of origin. It aims to expose the nature of censorship to teenage game players. The site also has a 360 video of the design of the library. Players can get started from […]