Politics and Media

Remember the Liberal Democrats?: Politics second year reflects on the party conference

Joe Bulman, second year on the Politics and Media degree, attended the Liberal Democrats Party conference in Bournemouth late last month and reflects on his experience below. After what has been a busy summer for me personally, I must admit I nearly forgot they existed. They may have had a hand in government only 5… Read more »

Politics and Media degree prepares for exciting semeseter

It’s already lining up to be an exciting semester for Politics and Media here at BU. These are some of our recent highlights and upcoming events: Your Tutors in the Media: Dr. Darren Lilleker spoke to the Independent last week on social media and elections: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/opinion/how-much-will-social-media-and-the-press-really-influence-the-2015-general-election-9775885.html Dr. Anna Feigenbaum (un)celebrated the 100th birthday of tear… Read more »

Politics course leader publishes tear gas commentary in wake of US protests

In light of recent protest events in Ferguson, U.S. surrounding the killing of an unarmed teenager by a local officer, the state of police militarization has come under scrutiny in the media. Everyone from senators, veteran officers, community leaders and public relations experts are asking critical questions about what policing should look like in 21st… Read more »

From the beginning… a year in review for Politics and Media

The Politics and Media undergraduate degree is the latest addition to the CMC family. In what seems like no time at all the very first cohort of students are getting ready to start their second year.  The students have been hard at work and play over the year, as one of the students Alison Smith… Read more »