Tag: journalism

Disability in the Modern World

A database reminder One person in seven experiences disability (World Bank, World Report on Disability, 2015, Washington, DC). Yet the story of this community and its contributions is largely absent from the scholarly record. Disability in the Modern World: History

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Who is to say what is real?

The more you read about the infopocalypse, human puppets and the death of informed democratic safeguards, the more it feels as if we might already be there.  If you can’t wait until Hallowe’en for a good scare, take a close,

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New e-resource trial: BBC Monitoring

We are excited to offer a trial of BBC Monitoring until 6th February 2018.   BBC Monitoring enables you to keep track of broadcast, press and social media sources in multiple languages from over 150 countries worldwide, combining translations of selected

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Beyond Discovery for media and the arts

Librarians are fond of talking about the Discovery Service, and with good reason: it makes life so much easier for most students.  Just when we decide that Discovery has solved all the world’s problems, we meet Media, Journalism, and Design

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Reading between the headlines: from fake news to Firstnews

Parody, deception, the manipulation of information, unethical news reporting, and ‘alternative facts’ are more and more prevalent as the war for hearts and minds heats up worldwide and politicians and spin doctors seek to play on our basic instincts and hardwired psychological tendencies.

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Just added: Archives of Sexuality and Gender

Following the successful trial during LGBTQ Awareness month (in February), we are pleased to announce that we have bought permanent access to the online resource “Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History & Culture Since 1940”.  This exciting new addition

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The joy of being (told you are) right

It feels good to be told you are right, even when you are wrong.  When no-one knows enough facts, it all becomes a whole heap of fun.  The solution might be to slow down and start to explore the fantastic

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Archives of sexuality and gender: LGBTQ history and culture since 1940

To celebrate LGBT History Month, the Library is pleased to present an online trial of Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940, which lasts from now until the end of February 2017.  The archive includes gay and

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Introducing: 19th Century US Newspapers

Browse newspaper titles by state or place of publication or find articles from across all the available newspapers by searching for where your search terms appear in the full-text of scanned images of every article, feature and illustration for hundreds of 19th century

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All about newspapers

www.independent.co.uk With the news that the Independent and the Independent on Sunday is to close down, it has prompted the British Library to publish a very interesting blog about the future of the newspaper.  Read it here: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/thenewsroom/2016/02/from-print-to-digital.html    

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