The Wrong Narrative

The outcome of the general election in Britain was a surprise to many. In a blog in The Conversation today, Professor Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, of the School of Journalism at Cardiff University, reflects on what happened. The dominant narrative of the campaign, as she and many others see it, was that the election would result in… Continue reading

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The Politics of Popular Culture

The BBC World website published a piece on February 20th chronicling a bizarre new twist to The Interview story. Read about a correspondent’s reaction to accusations by US human rights activists that he was a ‘boring imperialist’: http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-31535383. In the weeks following Sony’s release of a comedy called The Interview, tensions rose between the governments of the US… Continue reading

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