The University of Sheffield
Department of Journalism Studies

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This section of our site hosts news items dating from May 2013 onwards. For older items please refer back to our news archive.

  1. Ximena Orchard

    PhD students to present at London conferences

    Two PhD researchers from the Department of Journalism Studies will present papers at academic conferences during April.

    Categorised under: Research, Students and Conferences
  2. Dominic Johnson at the 2014 IRN Awards

    More awards as Sheffield journalism students shine in broadcast media

    Students in the Department of Journalism Studies have won two more high-profile national awards for excellent work in video and radio.

    Categorised under: Radio, Students, Video and Awards
  3. Tony Harcup

    Tony praises alternative media for asking 'awkward questions'

    Sheffield journalism lecturer Tony Harcup has spoken on the importance of alternative media at a public meeting in Manchester called by the National Union of Journalists.

    Categorised under: Community, Research, Staff and Events
  4. Inspiration & Co: made in Sheffield since 1905

    Inspirational Jairo wins vote to give 'horizon-broadening' talk

    Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando of the Department of Journalism Studies is one of 12 inspirational academics across the University chosen by students to give a public talk this month.

    Categorised under: Staff and Events
  5. Settling Scores book jacket

    Lecturer reveals BBC doubts over Battle of Orgreave coverage

    Sheffield journalism lecturer Tony Harcup has used freedom of information laws to reveal doubts at the BBC about the fairness of its 'Battle of Orgreave' coverage during the 1984-85 miners' strike.

    Categorised under: Sheffield, Community, Research and Staff
  6. Jairo Lugo-Ocando

    Staff publish new research on digital media

    Staff at the Department of Journalism Studies have appeared in two high-profile academic journals with new research on digital media.

    Categorised under: Publications and Research
  7. Sarah Cooper

    Prizes keep coming as industry honours Sarah and Lydia

    Two more Sheffield journalism graduates, Sarah Cooper and Lydia Fallon, have been honoured for their work with media industry awards.

    Categorised under: Alumni and Awards
  8. Kieron Bryan

    'Arctic 30' journalist Kieron Bryan returns to Sheffield

    Videojournalist and Sheffield alumnus Kieron Bryan has returned to the Department of Journalism Studies to speak of his experiences in a Russian prison after his arrest with the 'Arctic 30' last year.

    Categorised under: Alumni and Events
  9. Tianbo Xu

    Sheffield PhD student presents paper in the Netherlands

    Tianbo Xu, a PhD student with the Department of Journalism Studies, has presented a paper at a digital journalism conference at the University of Groningen.

    Categorised under: Research, Students and Conferences
  10. Jim Norton receives the Cudlipp award

    Jim scoops top journalism prize for cyberbullying probe

    Sheffield graduate Jim Norton has won the 2014 Hugh Cudlipp Award for Student Journalism for an investigation into online harassment which featured in the Scottish Daily Mail.

    Categorised under: Alumni and Awards
  11. A Sheffield journalism student shooting film

    Sheffield duo reach final of video journalism contest

    Brilliant work in video journalism has taken two Sheffield journalism students to the final stage of a national competition.

    Categorised under: Students, Video and Awards
  12. Finola Fitzpatrick in the House of Commons chamber

    Finola completes term in UK Youth Parliament

    First-year journalism student Finola Fitzpatrick speaks about her experiences as an elected member of the UK Youth Parliament.

    Categorised under: Students
  13. RTS awards ceremony

    Sheffield students sweep the board at RTS awards

    Sheffield journalism students have continued their remarkable track record of industry prizes with a stunning clean sweep at the RTS Student Awards.

    Categorised under: Events and Awards
  14. the Newsworks

    Newsworks student media event creates a buzz

    Our student media masterclass proves a big hit, with more than 40 young journalists visiting the department from around the UK.

    Categorised under: Events and Student media