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Seminar hears how female MPs get raw deal

The AJE seminar on sexism in the media heard that women politicians are experiencing more negative coverage than in the past. Research presented by Deirdre O’Neill of Huddersfield University found that Labour female MPs in particular were getting a raw deal from Tory-supporting national newspapers. Lib Dem women were practically invisible in all samples. O’Neill […]

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Call for Papers: The Future of Journalism Education

Call for Papers: The Future of Journalism Education – AJE summer conference [Image source: Flickr/Kaygeog] Details: June 25th – 26th, 2015 University of Greenwich The Future of Journalism Education The practice of doing journalism has changed with advances in technology and the media landscape. Journalism education needs to respond to the challenges and opportunities that […]

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AJE seminar examines sexism in journalism

Speakers at the AJE Spring Seminar 2015 described how sexism is still present in newsrooms and urged j-schools to train students to proactively deal with it. The seminar included academics: Angela Phillips (Goldsmiths), Suzanne Franks (City) and Sarah Niblock (Brunel). They were joined by new journalists Dina Rickman (Independent) and Sarah Graham (freelance) who recently […]

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Fifth Issue of Journalism Education

Journalism Education issue 3-2 the fifth issue of Journalism Education, the journal of the Association for Journalism Education, a body representing educators in HE in the UK and Ireland. The aim of the journal is to promote and develop analysis and under- standing of journalism education and of journalism, particularly when that is related to journalism […]

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