Charlie Beckett was an award-winning film-maker and programme editor at the BBC and Channel 4 News before setting up Polis, the journalism and society think-tank at the London School of Economics. His book SuperMedia sets out how journalism is becoming more networked and open to democratic opportunities. He has published research around media change, journalism and politics, development and ethical issues such as media and faith. Polis holds regular public events as well as publishing reports on everything from financial journalism to media in Africa.
Supermedia: Saving Journalism So It Can Save the World (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008)
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