The BBC’s recent programme ‘Nick and Margaret: Too many immigrants?’ (BBC1 15/7/14) is proof of the BBC’s move an uncritical populist media bias.
If you read the synopsis of “Too Many Immigrants” before watching it, it’s likely that you would expect the BBC to be producing a comprehensive look at attitudes towards immigration and compare any fears or beliefs to the reality of the state of immigration in the UK. Unfortunately, that is not what you would have found if you watched the two part series which concluded on Wednesday night.
On 7 July 2014 teachers from across the South East of England attended a specialist workshop addressing how Politics and IR are taught at schools and universities.
As the World Cup in Brazil comes to an end, many will be asking ‘was it worth it?’
We do love our social media here @CCCUPoliticsIR. We have now moved on to making our own videos for our own Youtube channel (great content generators that we are).
Good friend of Politics and IR Dr. Erin Baumann has a wonderful TedX talk on innovation in higher education teaching. Do have a look!
Senior Lecturer in Politics Dr. Mark Bennister and colleague Ben Worthy at Birkbeck have launched a blog on measuring political leadership.
Expert analysis by Dr Mark Bennister, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology, Politics and Sociology, has been included in a recently published report by the Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee.