Monthly Archives: June 2013
The School of Political, Social and International Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia wishes to appoint a Senior Research Associate to work with Professors Keith Negus (Goldsmiths, University of London) and John Street (UEA) on a part-time basis (25% FTE) for 15 months on a project entitled ‘Digitisation and the Politics of Copying in Popular Music Culture’. This project is part of the RCUK CREATe Centre. The successful candidate will have knowledge of popular music culture and experience in interviewing, archival work and other research skills. Job Reference: RA969 Salary: £30,424 to £36,298 per annum, pro rata Closing date: 12 noon on 19 July 2013 Further particulars and an application form are available on UEA’s … Continue reading
CREATe Deputy Director, Prof. Philip Schlesinger, spoke on pressures on academics and their relationship to media and cultural policy in the closing plenary panel of the 10th anniversary conference of the LSE’s Department of Media and Communications on 16 June. Continue reading
CREATe Working Paper No. 6, Twitter (R)evolution: Privacy, Free Speech and Disclosure, Available Now
The sixth release in CREATe’s Working Paper Series is now available for download. Twitter (R)evolution: Privacy, Free Speech and Disclosure by CREATe’s Deputy Director Lilian Edwards and University of Pennsylvania’s Andrea Matwyshyn will be presented at the International World Wide Web Conference, May 13–17, 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and published in the WWW 2013 Companion (ACM 978-1-4503-2038-2/13/05). Using Twitter as a case study, this paper sets forth the legal tensions faced by social networks that seek to defend privacy interests of users.
The appointment of CREATe Dy Director, Professor Philip Schlesinger, as Visiting Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science has been extended for a second term, to 30th September 2016. As before, he will contribute to the doctoral seminar, the Research Dialogues series and the Media Policy project.