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Sheffield retains number 1 spot for journalism

We're still rated the best in the UK – by the Guardian league table for 2019 as well as the Times and Sunday Times

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Website launched for media regulation project

Work has begun on our Defining Freedom of the Press project and its website is now live

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Professor Jackie Harrison awarded UNESCO Chair

Prestigious role for our joint head will extend the impact of work on journalistic safety and freedom

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Study with us

Our courses are legendary. Editors know a Sheffield graduate can make a world-class journalist.

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Students in the newsroom

Communication, Media and Journalism research

We're exploring media freedom and censorship, journalism history and ethics, political communication, and much more.

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#freeAJstaff protest supporting imprisoned Egyptian journalists

Working with our community

We've linked up with local primary schools to give young children a taste of university life and journalism studies.

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Primary school children radio interview