David Clarke talks about Fake News and WW1 on BBC Radio

Image from Punch of so-called 'cadaver factory'

If you caught Dr David Clarke‘s appearance on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Radio 5 live or BBC York last week, you might be interested in this article on ‘The corpse factory and the birth of fake news‘ David has written for the BBC News website. David Clarke is a Principal Research Fellow in Journalism in the Communications and Computing […]

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Wednesday 23 November 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi (Journalism, University of Sheffield)

Speaker: Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi (Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield) Title: Revolution, war, journalism: How Syrian media practitioners tell their stories Dr Omar Al-Ghazzi is lecturer in journalism, politics and public communication at the Department of Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield. A former Fulbright scholar, his work examines journalism, media, and popular culture in the Middle East. Omar’s work has appeared […]

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How UFOs conquered the World: the history of a modern myth – Dr David Clarke

How UFOs conquered the World book cover

A history of the various manifestations and shifting meaning of the Twentieth Century’s single great contribution to mythology: the UFO. Neither a credulous work of conspiracy theory nor a sceptical debunking of belief in ‘flying saucers’, How UFOs Conquered the World explores the origins of UFOs in the build-up to the First World War and how reports of them have changed in tandem […]

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Thursday 23 October 2014 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU)

Title: Chasing the accreditation dream: do employers value accredited courses or are HE institutions pursuing an archaic endorsement scheme? Speaker: Dr Lily Canter (Journalism, SHU) Dr Lily Canter is a former print journalist and current Subject Group Leader for Journalism at Sheffield Hallam University. Her research interests include journalism education, digital journalism, regional newspapers, hyperlocal journalism, utilising social media networks […]

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Britain’s X-traordinary files – Dr David Clarke

front cover of book - Britains x-traordinary files

David Clarke opens The National Archives’ own X Files to uncover the secret, official accounts behind legendary paranormal and extraordinary phenomena. From mediums employed by the police to help with psychic crime-busting to sea monster sightings reported to the Royal Navy, Britain’s X-traordinary Files brings to light a range of secret documents created by military intelligence and government agencies who […]

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