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Research reveals the scale of romance scams in Britain

Research reveals the scale of romance scams in Britain

Posted by pt91 at Sep 28, 2011 12:10 AM |

A University of Leicester study has confirmed that victims defrauded by scammers on dating websites are more prevalent than reported.

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University of Leicester in the News: 8 August – 4 September 2011

University of Leicester in the News: 8 August – 4 September 2011

Posted by pt91 at Sep 08, 2011 11:41 AM |

A regular review from the Press Office of coverage of the University in the media

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Recent Study on Journalists' Malpractice

Posted by km264 at Jul 21, 2011 06:10 PM |

Media and Communication lecturer Roger Dickinson is interested in journalistic practices and the way that journalists learn to do their work, and has recently published a book chapter on the topic of journalists' malpractice.

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Lecturer wins Student Union Teaching Award

Lecturer wins Student Union Teaching Award

Posted by jw285 at Jul 01, 2011 03:36 PM |

Media and Communication lecturer Dr E Anna Claydon has won one of four university student union awards for the quality and innovation of her teaching.

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To tweet the peace

To tweet the peace

Posted by pt91 at Jun 14, 2011 04:00 PM |

A University of Leicester academic asks whether the police should be expected to patrol new media as well as the streets.

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Report on Google Big Tent event

Report on Google Big Tent event

Posted by km264 at Jun 03, 2011 03:35 PM |

In conjunction with Privacy International and Index on Censorship, Google invited a range of media scholars, business people, journalists, NGO representatives, politicians and digital enthusiasts to discuss issues relating to freedom of expression in online spaces and the role of new media in global activism at its inaugural Big Tent UK, held on the 18th May.

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