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Velislava Hillman, a CAMRI PhD graduate from the University of Westminster, has been announced as a fellow by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University as part of the Center’s networked community for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The University of Westminster’s China Media Centre hosts two conferences in partnership with China Central Television (CCTV) celebrating successful collaborations between UK and Chinese television teams.

Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster, wrote an article for The Conversation on the consequences of Theresa May’s plan to save local journalism. The article was also republished by the I Newspaper.

Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy and Head of Innovation and Impact at the University of Westminster has been awarded the John Urry Fellowship.

Westminster hosted a panel to discuss ongoing allegations of racial and sexual harassment against Fox News in the US, and the implications for Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox attempted takeover of the whole of Sky.

Dr Mercedes Bunz, Senior Lecturer in the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, has given evidence at the House of Lords’ Select Committee for Artificial Intelligence at the Palace of Westminster this Tuesday.

Former South Africa President, Sir Kgalema Motlanthe, graced the book launch event of his fellow compatriot Dr Khulu Mbatha, hosted by the University of Westminster’s Africa Media Centre on Monday 11 September.

Anastasia Denisova, Lecturer in Journalism at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster, has published a blog for the HuffPost discussing how a rap battle video became viral in Russia.

BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet received the Charles Wheeler Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism at a much-anticipated ceremony in the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema on 27 June.

University of Westminster received first prize in the Broadcast Industry Innovation Awards, held in Shanghai at Shanghai Media Group Headquarters on 6 June 2017.

Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster, wrote a blog post for HuffPost discussing the power of British media on elections.

Dr Anastasia Denisova, Lecturer in Journalism at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster, has published a blog for the Huffington Post regarding President Trump’s mysterious tweet including the word ‘covfefe’ and the reactions it received across the world.

Dr Diana Garrisi, Research Associate at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) of the University of Westminster, has co-written a blog for the Huffington Post, with Jacob Johanssen, Senior Lecturer in the Communication and Media Research Institute, about the first Face Equality Day raising awareness on facial diversity.

On 26 May the University of Westminster joined hundreds of institutions across the country to celebrate the first Face Equality Day, a national event created to raise awareness of face equality and stand up against discrimination of people living with a facial disfigurement.

Professor Sarah Niblock, Associate Dean of Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster, published an article in the i newspaper about Prince Philip and the global media’s fascination with him.

In an article for Fast Company, Professor Sarah Niblock, Associate Dean of the University of Westminster, commented on aspects of American music icon Prince’s life and how he was influenced in his choice of creative space.

Dr Diana Garrisi, a Research Associate at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) of the University of Westminster, has recently published an article on the Huffington Post Blog on the new Beauty and The Beast film, released on Friday 17 March.

Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design has launched a new Creative Enterprise Centre (CEC) which will focus on matching students’ and alumni skills to external employers’ projects to provide work experience opportunities and increase employability.

Sally Anne Gross, Principal lecturer in Music Business Management MA and Researcher at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) in the Faculty of Media, Arts and Design, was interviewed for BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters on the prevalence of anxiety and depression in the music industry.

Jean Seaton, Professor of Media History at the University of Westminster, and official historian of the BBC, has written an article on why George Orwell’s’ Nineteen Eighty-Four has soared to the top of the fiction charts after Kellyanne Conway used the phrase “alternative facts”.

Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster, author and member of Hacked Off has written a blog post for the Huffington Post discussing tougher press regulations.

The China Media Centre at the University of Westminster is one of the organisers of The Third China Dialogue that will be held on 2 and 3 December, aiming to bring comparisons between China and the rest of the world into a global conversation.

David Gauntlett, Professor of Creativity and Design and Director of Research at the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster, will give a keynote public lecture on ‘Being Creative’ during Creativity Week at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand between 21–25 November.

BBC: BBC Breakfast

2 November 2016

Sally Anne Gross and Dr George Musgrave from the University of Westminster's music think tank MusicTank released new research findings into the prevalence of anxiety and depression in musicians.

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