New book by Carmel O’Toole & Adrian Roxan ‘lays bare the democratic deficit’ that ensues when local newspapers no longer properly hold councils to scrutiny’.

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Routledge have announced that Local Democracy, Journalism & PR by C3RI researchers, Carmel O’Toole and Adrian Roxan, will be published on 17 May 2019. The book presents a critical examination of the impact of sustained large-scale austerity cuts on local government communications in the UK. The book asks, what is lost to local democracy as a result? The authors present […]

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Local Democracy, Journalism and Public Relations by Carmel O’Toole and Adrian Roxan

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Description This is a critical examination of the impact of sustained large-scale austerity cuts on local government communications in the UK. Budget constraints have left public sector media teams without the resources for robust citizen-facing communications. The ‘nose for news’ has been downgraded and local journalists, once the champions of public interest coverage, are a force much diminished. The book […]

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Wednesday 14 February 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr David Clarke (Reader in Journalism)

Speaker: Dr David Clarke, Reader in Journalism, Sheffield Hallam University From ‘Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster’ to PizzaGate: what is Fake News and what can we do about it? Journalism Reader David Clarke has published research on false news and propaganda disseminated by governments and media organisations during the First and Second World War. In this presentation he traces the […]

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Dr David Clarke presents UFO files at The National Archives – Thursday 08 March 2018

Journalism Reader Dr David Clarke will present a public lecture on his five years as consultant/curator of the Ministry of Defence UFO files at The National Archives. ‘UFO files in Britain’s National Archives’ at 6.00pm on Thursday 8 March will include a summary of Dr Clarke’s research on the British government’s investigations into ‘unidentified flying objects’ from WW2 to the […]

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Monday 11 December 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Mark Subryan (C3RI PhD candidate)

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Speaker: Mark Subryan (C3RI PhD candidate) Title: Heroes and Villains: What do the discursive practices of national tabloid journalists in the UK say about professional identity and newsroom practice? Hosted by: Dr David Clarke The public’s perception of the tabloid press is either extremely positive or extremely negative. Supporters will read no other type of newspaper and detractors always complain […]

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Dr David Clarke invited to speak about his work with the National Archives at the inaugural conference of the Science & Technology Archives Group – 17 November

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Dr David Clarke, Principal Research Fellow in Journalism, has been invited to speak at the inaugural conference of The Science and Technology Archives Group (STAG) taking place at the Dana Research Centre and Library at the London Science Museum. David will be speaking about his work on the UFO archives release with The National Archives on Friday 17 November 2017 […]

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Dr David Clarke – Illustrated talk: The Underground Tunnels of Sheffield and their Ghosts: Folklore or Fact

The Underground Tunnels of Sheffield and their Ghosts Folklore or Fact David Clarke

Dr David Clarke will give an illustrated talk on Sheffield’s legendary underground tunnels,  and their ghosts, said to radiate from Sheffield’s medieval castle and linking with Manor Lodge, the Old Queen’s Head and beyond.   Date: 29th November 2017 Time: 18:30–19:30 Venue: Carpenter Room, Central Library, S1 1XZ Sheffield Tickets: via eventbrite The event is hosted by Sheffield Libraries, Archives & Information

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Thursday 23 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU) Title:  Understanding “what is news?” on digital born platforms Dr Lily Canter is a hybrid academic-practitioner who teaches on the BA and MA Journalism courses at SHU. Her research interests include digital journalism, social media, journalism education and local media. Lily is also Subject Group Leader for Journalism and a freelance family and consumer […]

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Researcher Blog by Dr Lily Canter: What is the value of journalism accreditation?

Dr Lily Canter, Journalism Research

About the author Dr Lily Canter is Principal Lecturer and Subject Group Leader for Journalism and a member of the Communication and Computing Research Centre (CCRC). Lily is also a freelance journalist and writes for newspapers, magazines and online publications writing for The Guardian, The Telegraph, BBC News, The Huffington Post and the regional press. In this blog post Journalism […]

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