Tag Archives: Media

Student filmmakers turn to the crowd over financing difficulties

Student filmmakers are increasingly turning to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter to make their coursework become a reality. Is this feasible in the long term, or should universities give more financial backing? Gregor Smith reports.

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Frequency Festival Day One – Preview.

The second bi-annual Frequency Festival took off in Lincoln last night. This year, the festival aims to show audiences how technology affects the ways they interact with the world around them.

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The man who fooled the media

Chris Atkins, director of the film ‘Starsuckers’, speaks to The Linc about putting the media to the test with fake stories.

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Is airbrushing creating unachievable beauty?

With the airbrushing dominating the media industry, Stacey Cosens looks at the psychological effects and what is being done to fight against it.

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Guardian chief editor honoured by university

Alan Rusbridger, the Guardian’s editor-in-chief, was the guest of honour when he received an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from the University of Lincoln.

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Tom Cooper speaks on media ethics

By Krystin Dean, The Linc Dr. Tom Cooper presented an overview of 25 years of research of ethical universals and concerns called “Media Ethics from Soup to Nuts: Research International, Indigenous, and American” on October 8 in the Cargill Lecture Theatre. Tom Cooper discusses the importance of morals in the media, the benefits of teaching, […]

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Prof. Brian Winston on freedom of the press

We have restricted speech for a variety of reasons – state security, protection of identity of minors, obscenity and so on. Publication of facts and opinion, nevertheless, are not in any sense generally limited unless incitement to illegal acts can be proved — and that, as numerous court cases have shown, is still far from easy.

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