By Peter Goddard At first sight, the current crisis sparked by the BBC’s decision to restrict free television licences for over-75s seems like a spectacular own goal by the corporation. After all, older people tend to watch more television than younger people and are more likely to favour free-to-air television channels like the BBC’s, so […]
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29 years ago, on 26 March 1990, the Academy Awards ceremony for the 1989-1990 season was eagerly anticipated by industry and cinephiles alike. Major Hollywood studio Oscar hopefuls had failed to generate a real buzz. Oliver Stone’s Tom Cruise-starring Born on the 4th of July had secured 8 nominations including one for its superstar actor […]
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Dear Colleagues, We are thrilled to announce the schedule for the upcoming conference, Retrenching/Entrenching Youth: Mobility and Stasis in Youth Culture Representations on Screen. The conference will be held at the University of Liverpool on the 4th and 5th of June. Registration is required and can be completed at: http://retrenchingentrenchingyouth.eventbrite.co.uk In this conference, we will […]
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In this blog I wish to sound off about – or provide some considered critical reflections on, you decide which it is – the process of obtaining research ethics approval for projects that employ what may broadly be understood as autoethnographic methods. The subject matter for this blog entry has come about as a result […]
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Retrenching/Entrenching Youth: Mobility and Stasis in Youth Culture Representations on Screen University of Liverpool 4th – 5th June 2018 Confirmed Keynotes: Professor Pamela Robertson Wojcik, University of Notre Dame Dr. Timothy Shary, Southern New Hampshire University Professor Karen Lury, University of Glasgow In recent years the expansion of free trade, globalization and freedom […]
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Students in the University of Liverpool’s Department of Communication and Media are this week celebrating the launch of a new YouTube channel which brings to life theoretical perspectives on the rise of social media. The channel, named Media/Pool, following the Department’s blog of the same name, is part of a new final year module […]
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