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By Robert Dingwall | Published: April 16, 2013
The controversy over BBC journalists’ use of a student tour group linked to the London School of Economics should not be allowed to go away quietly.
By Leo McCann | Published: March 19, 2013
Even within its own narrow terms the Iraq war was appallingly costly. A bad decision to invade was compounded by shambolic and ineffective leadership of the warfighting itself. Why? The answer seems to lie in the ways in which contemporary large organizations behave
By Toby Miller | Published: January 3, 2013
Virginia Crisp on filesharing - or is it piracy - or is all property theft?....and why is everyone playing table football?
By Robert Dingwall | Published: November 20, 2012
The English in full moral panic are never an edifying spectacle. The Jimmy Savile affair is no exception, as self-appointed experts on child abuse, BBC-bashing tabloids and ambulance-chasing lawyers have piled into the fray.
By David Canter | Published: October 4, 2012
When some journalist awards a case a sobriquet like The Railway Rapist, or the Moors Murderers, you know that the media has got its teeth into the case and will shake as much life out of it as possible.
By Social Science Bites | Published: July 2, 2012
How are children using the Internet? How is it affecting them? Sonia Livingstone, who has overseen a major study of children’s behaviour online discusses these issues with Nigel Warburton in this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast.
By MZurn | Published: December 12, 2011
As part of a series of occasional interviews with leading social scientists Ellen Wartella, a scholar on the role of media in children’s development spoke to socialsciencespace about her career in social science, and what she considered to be some of the important developments in the field. Tell me about your career in social science [...]
By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: March 14, 2011
The Academy of Social Sciences is looking to recruit a press officer to work on the recently launched Campaign for Social Science (CfSS). The role is to promote social science by writing and placing press releases and articles in the general and specialist press. The role is initially envisaged for the equivalent of one day [...]
By SAGE | Published: January 28, 2011
Last month, SAGE sponsored a one-day symposium at the British Academy on the future of democracy, and media’s contribution to that future. It was jointly organized by SAGE and Goldsmiths’ Centre for the study of Global Media and Democracy. As our MD, Stephen Barr, commented, SAGE is committed to supporting the intellectual content of our publishing and [...]