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Media Innovation Studio leading News Futures 2035 industry research on the future of trusted public-interest news

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England’s oldest university journalism programme is marking 60-year history with Google News Initiative-backed project to ask what the future of news will look like – and …

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Journalism Innovation and Leadership programme 2022 attracts participants from around the world

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The second cohort of participants for the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) prestigious Journalism Innovation and Leadership (JILeaders) Programme has been announced, featuring a line-up of media professionals …

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Renowned international media strategist joins leadership and innovation programme as mentor

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Dr Dietmar Schantin is latest media leader to support Journalism Innovation and Leadership Programme Media strategist Dr Dietmar Schantin is the latest industry trailblazer to join …

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Journalism sustainability experts lead fight for independent news sector survival

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University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) experts in journalism sustainability are leading the fight to shape future policy and grant making for the independent news sector. Clare …

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UCLan announces first cohort of the postgraduate Journalism Innovation and Leadership Programme supported by the Google News Initiative

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The School of Arts and Media at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is pleased to announce the 14 participants in the new the Journalism Innovation …

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UCLan and Google to offer scholarships on new journalism, innovation and leaders programme

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The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has teamed up with Google to offer scholarships to journalists hoping to become successful leaders and innovators in an ever-changing …

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Lancashire targets drone business support

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Drawing on public and private sector expertise from across Lancashire, the region’s Aerial Uptake Steering group met at the end May to drive forward plans to …

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Aerial Uptake continues to fly despite COVID-19

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During one of the final weeks where free travel across Europe was still possible, the Aerial Uptake project partners came together in Linköping, Sweden for the …

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UCLan and PCC convene Aerial Uptake stakeholders

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KEY PLAYERS from around Lancashire were brought together in January to discuss the future of drone technology development across the region, and the potential research, skills, …

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Digital innovation research showcased at Medientage Munchen

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Last week saw Media Innovation Studio researcher and Journalism lecturer John Mills present a ten-year retrospective of digital innovation action research projects at the Medientage Munchen …

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Visiting Researchers Programme

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The School of Arts and Media hosts a small number of Visiting Researchers interested in investigating issues related to journalism, media or academic fields closely related …

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SenseMaker secures Google DNI funding

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SenseMaker brings together UCLan’s Media Innovation Studio and Engineering Innovation Centre, publisher Reach PLC and the Manchester Evening News, and a range supporting partners to ‘co-create’ …

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Double Google DNI win for Studio

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UCLan’s Media Innovation Studio is celebrating winning two projects from the Google Digital News Initiative (DNI) Innovation Fund to push the boundaries of journalism innovation. Value …

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“A Still Sunrise” at Cannes

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From the first time I read the first draft of the script, the story really stuck in my head. I loved the idea of dealing with …

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Flying High Challenge kicks off with BBC coverage

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The Civic Drone Centre’s new Flying High Challenge project is starting to generate interest across the region. Supported by Nesta’s Challenge Prize Fund, and with Preston …

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68th World News Media Congress

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The World Assocation of Newspapers 68th World Media Congress captured the imagination of over 700 attendees in the historic city of Cartegena, Columbia for 3 days …

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MIS Review Launch Evening

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May marked a milestone in the evolution of the Media Innovation Studio. Four years after establishing the Media Innovation Studio as an international research and learning …

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DME16 hosts journalism DroneHack

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Flat-pack UAV platforms, sensors, thermal imaging cameras, pens, paper, scissors and the prestigious 3D-printed Golden Drone trophy: last week saw Digital Media Europe 2016 conference host …

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littleBits onboarding workshop @ IDC 2016

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Call for Participation CfP “A high quality computing education equips pupils to use computational thinking and creativity to understand and change the world” – taken from the …

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Q&A with MIS, WiCastr and Impact Hub Yerevan

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It’s less than two months until the CAST pilot goes live. It’s a project that has been 18 months in the making and it’s not long …