Mark Hobart reflects on media and crisis

By Dina Matar|April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|0 comments

Media and Crisis Mark Hobart, Emeritus Professor Centre for Global Media and Communication We live, it seems, in a time of crisis. Covid-19 and its attendant economic crisis apart, we face crises of climate change, overpopulation, depletion of natural resources, the global political order and much else. How do we know? Because the media tell us so. What drive the choices behind media coverage? Famously, the newsworthy should be negative

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Dr Dounia Mahlouly awarded £75,000 research grant

By Fadil Elobeid|August 8, 2019|Uncategorized|0 comments

Dr. Dounia Mahlouly, SOAS Centre for Global Media and Communications, has been awarded £75,000 to lead a new six-month research project, investigating British Council’s ‘Strengthening Resilience’ communication activities. The project, on which Dr. Dina Matar will act as advisor, will provide analysis of the experience of British Council’s Strengthening Resilience (SR) programme in promoting youth empowerment and state-civil society relations through media-based capacity building. It will explore the potential, limitations

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