UoA 34

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management

Research News

  • BU researchers pick up two awards at International Communication Association (ICA) conference

    BU researchers pick up two awards at International Communication Association (ICA) conference

    Bournemouth University researchers picked up two prestigious awards at the International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference held in Prague, 24-28 May 2018. This is the largest communications conference in the world... »

  • New research on soft power in the post-truth era

    New research on soft power in the post-truth era

    Dr Pawel Surowiec has published work discussing the changing ways in which soft power is exercised through the use of propaganda and ‘Kompromat‘ and its impacts on democracy for the... »

  • Exhibition and Screening for the AHRC funded Reading on Screen Project

    Exhibition and Screening for the AHRC funded Reading on Screen Project

    The final event of the AHRC funded Reading on Screen project takes place in a few weeks’ time. An exhibition of photographs from project workshops held at Bournemouth, Brighton and Sheffield... »

  • Harry Potter researcher visits BU

    Harry Potter researcher visits BU

    Dr Marianne Martens, recently appointed as a Visiting Fellow in the School of Journalism, English and Communication, visited BU for 3 weeks in September. Dr Martens is Assistant Professor at... »

  • Reading on Screen – AHRC Project Update

    Reading on Screen – AHRC Project Update

    The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Reading on Screen project held two workshops recently; one at the University of Brighton (22-24 September) and one last weekend (14-15 October) at Sheffield... »

  • New research about girls’ concerns about their online lives

    New research about girls’ concerns about their online lives

    Georgina Newton, member of the Centre for Politics & Media Research, has developed work from her PhD among 11 and 12-year old girls to detail their engagement with social media and... »

  • Post-truth: its meaning and implications for democracy

    Post-truth: its meaning and implications for democracy

    Post truth, Oxford dictionary word of 2016, defines a phenomenon where beliefs, formed through exposure to media or campaigns’ use of cherry-picked data, seem more important than informed expert testimony.... »

  • UK Election 2017 – BU academics publish initial analysis within 10 days of the result

    UK Election 2017 – BU academics publish initial analysis within 10 days of the result

    We are very pleased to announce the publication of UK Election Analysis 2017: Media, Voters and the Campaign, edited by Einar Thorsen, Daniel Jackson and Darren Lilleker. Featuring 92 contributions... »

  • New research on political marketing in Indonesia

    New research on political marketing in Indonesia

    PhD Student Nyarwi Ahmad has had his research on the Political Marketing Management of Parliament Under the Indonesian Presidential Government System published in the Journal of Political Marketing. The work... »

  • Digital Transformations in the Media

    Digital Transformations in the Media

    Dr John Oliver, Associate Professor of Media Management, recently presented his research into the ‘digital transformation of media firms’ at the European Media Management Association Conference in Ghent, Belgium. The... »

  • The Changing Nature of Strategic Collaboration

    The Changing Nature of Strategic Collaboration

    The changing nature of collaboration in the UK broadcast media was one of the key findings presented by Graham Goode, Senior Lecturer in Marketing Communications at the recent European Media... »

  • PCCC study in collaboration with Southampton University sheds light on new brand relationships

    PCCC study in collaboration with Southampton University sheds light on new brand relationships

    A Promotional Cultures & Communication Centre (PCCC) study in collaboration with University of Southampton using Transactional Analysis (TA) to shed light on new brand relationships has been published in a high-ranking journal, SAGE Journals. The... »

  • Biennial PCCC Seminar Held in London

    Biennial PCCC Seminar Held in London

    Day of Deviance Thoughts  from the fringes and future deviations in consumer and brand research The Promotional Cultures and Communication Centre (PCCC) hosted a one-day seminar under the theme of ‘deviance’... »

  • A new report on the state of local news in the UK

    A new report on the state of local news in the UK

    BU Researchers Dr Daniel Jackson and Dr Einar Thorsen, alongside researchers Gordon Neil Ramsay and Des Freedman launched a new report: Mapping changes in local news 2015-2017 More bad news for... »

  • AiMM achieves a notable success!

    AiMM achieves a notable success!

    Researchers from the Advances in Media Management (AiMM) research cluster have had 8 abstracts (a 100% success rate) accepted for the forthcoming European Media Management Association conference in Belgium. This... »

  • Is Russia attacking Western liberal democracies?

    Is Russia attacking Western liberal democracies?

    Dr Roman Gerodimos, Centre for Politics & Media Research, has been investigating allegations of Russian cyber attacks against government agencies, utilities, companies, universities, the media and individuals, as part of... »

  • Centre’s Shelley Thompson presents to the UN

    Centre’s Shelley Thompson presents to the UN

    Last Friday, Dr Shelley Thompson of the Centre for Politics and Media Research presented at a UN event on the impact of media on gender and science. The conference was... »

  • The social media battle for supremacy during UK election

    The social media battle for supremacy during UK election

    A Bournemouth University academic has been working with social media analysts SoTrender to evaluate the social media activity of the UK’s main political parties in advance of the UK elections.... »

  • Politics, Protest, Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. A Book of Blogs

    Politics, Protest, Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. A Book of Blogs

    The Centre for Politics & Media Research are very pleased to announce the publication of “Politics, Protest, Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. A Book of Blogs”, edited by Anastasia Veneti, Paul Reilly... »

  • Senior Lecturer Kate Murphy makes Best Books of 2016 list

    Senior Lecturer Kate Murphy makes Best Books of 2016 list

    Senior Lecturer Dr Kate Murphy’s book, Behind the Wireless:  A History of Early Women at the BBC, has been listed on the Evening Standard’s ‘Best Books of 2016’.  Juliet Nicolson... »