Dr Ruth Deller explores why reality TV obsessed with the super-rich

‘It’s satisfying to learn the wealthy have problems’: why is reality TV obsessed with the super-rich? Reader in Media and Communication and the author of Reality Television: The TV Phenomenon That Changed the World, Dr Ruth Deller spoke to The Guardian about why reality TV often focuses on the super-rich. “Punching up rather than down is perhaps less problematic, especially […]

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UFOs: Dr David Clarke featured on Talk Radio and in the Mirror

Dr David Clarke, who teaches media law, regulation and ethics at the University and who has been a consultant for the National Archives UFO project, has had his comments featured on Talk Radio. These comments were used in a discussion about school children in 1977 who drew images of UFO’s they thought they saw. These images would then go on to […]

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Dr Ruth Deller: A review of 2020

Dr Ruth Deller, reader in media and communications spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield (listen again from 1.48.43) about the most successful TV shows of 2020. The interview discusses the important role TV played during the difficult year the nation faced. Top picks included the Netflix original The Crown, This Country, and Ghosts. Deller says the standout show of the year was […]

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Survey launched for Anandi Ramamurthy’s documentary on nursing and workplace racism

A new survey has been launched to help inform an upcoming documentary on nurse experiences of workplace racism, both during and before the coronavirus pandemic. It is part of a Sheffield Hallam led project running in partnership with film company Migrant Media titled Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic. They are seeking to learn more about the different forms of […]

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Nurse experiences of racism during Covid-19 focus of new film project

Nurses from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are being invited to share their experiences of discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic for a new research and documentary project.   Academics from Culture and Creativity Research Institute and the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences at Sheffield Hallam University have teamed up with film network Migrant Media to launch Nursing […]

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Apus – Carolyn Waudby

Apus cover, by Carolyn Waudby

A collection of 20 poems written by Carolyn Waudby and inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has been published as a chapbook by The Red Ceilings Press. The poetry arose from a multi-arts project for Mexican Day of the Dead, organised by the author and SHU colleague Dr. Elizabeth Uruchurtu. A week-long series of public events in […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 01 April 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Danilo Giglitto (Postdoctoral researcher in C3RI)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: CultureLabs: Recipes for Social innovation Speaker: Dr Danilo Giglitto (Postdoctoral Researcher) Abstract The H2020 project CultureLabs focuses on the role that culture and heritage can play to facilitate social inclusion, particularly via the participation of migrant and refugees communities. CultureLabs is developing an ICT-empowered infrastructure for systematizing and facilitating the organisation and wider […]

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CANCELLED: Thursday 19 March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Making Sense of Disinformation Speaker: Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London) Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy Date and time: Thursday 19 March 2020, 12.00pm-13.30pm Abstract Democratic societies have never been immune to disinformation. But in recent years scholars, politicians and journalists have become increasingly preoccupied […]

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