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Articles

1. Lessons from History

Lenny Henry in conversation with historian, broadcaster and film-maker David Olugosa, on media diversity, institutional memory and racism in the UK television industry

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2. Diversity in Post-Production Sound Roles in UK Television Production

This paper analyses research conducted throughout August and September 2020 which has examined the breakdown of divers...

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3. Diversity regulation in the UK broadcast industry

The future of diversity regulation in the UK broadcast industry - models and ownership by Dr Peter L Block

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4. The Importance of Archive

A find in his garage opens up a world of archive for Dr David Dunkley Gyimah, and raises questions, as he seeks to unde...

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5. Media representations of disability

Paralympian Will Norman suggests that disability representation in the media is not the goal, but only a first ste...

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6. Children, Race and Broadcasting

Creating a programme talking honestly to children about race and prejudice was a ‘baptism of fire’ for broadcast journ...

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7. Widening perspectives in journalism

Leah Cowan examines the lack of diversity in British political journalism, why it matters, and the multiple challeng...

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8. Freelancing in the media

From leading online training sessions to joke writing, there is no such thing as an average workday for media freelanc...

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9. Women's initiatives in the press

Kesewa Hennessy , the  Financial Times ’ digital editor for audience engagement, describes the newspaper’s past str...

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10: Transcript: It ain't half racist, mum

In March 1979, as part of its Open Door series which gave marginalised groups access to the airwaves, BBC Two broadcas...

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11. Book review - How to Change It by Joshua Virasami

Kimberley McIntosh  finds a lot to recommend in this practical guide to protest and campaigning written by a seasoned...

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12. Poem - Protect The Ones You Love by Erica Gillingham

Queer writer, poet and bookseller Erica Gillingham offers her thoughts in this wonderful poem.

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Recommendations

To round off our inaugural issue, journalist and broadcaster Marverine Duffy picks five things to read, watch or liste...

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