Media Review - Best of Series
Media Review “Best of Series” is a compilation of Media Reviews from 2016/2017, with coverage ranging from The Young Turks and Black Lives Matter to Fake News and the UK election.
Media Review - Novara Media
Richard Seymour looks at the left-wing digital media group Novara Media. Dubbed “Momentum’s armed police” and having been named as part of the social media sphere that ‘saved socialism’ - who is behind the outlet ...
Media Review - Political Satire
Richard Seymour reviews the state of political satire in the US and UK. Satire has been declared ‘dead’ many times throughout the last decades and survived. But has it finally come to its end in ...
Media Review - Platform Media
Richard Seymour reviews how online platforms like Facebook and Google challenge old media monopolies.
Media Review - The Future of the EU
Richard Seymour reviews how the media, in particular the business press, portrays the future of the European Union.
Media Review - Rwanda Elections
Richard Seymour reviews the Western media’s coverage of the recent elections in Rwanda, in which Paul Kagame was re-elected with nearly 99% of the votes. What is the story behind the controversial figure of Kagame ...
Media Review - Venezuela
Richard Seymour reviews the international press coverage of the situation in Venezuela. The rhetoric has again focused on the threat of a ‘dictatorship’ and reporting has rarely been balanced.
Media Review: Axel Springer
Richard Seymour looks at famous German media group Axel Springer. What is the history and profile of the publishing house, whose founder has been dubbed the ‘good Murdoch’ and how has its profile developed in ...
Media Review - Open Democracy
Mary Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief of Open Democracy, talks to Richard Seymour about the site’s origins and their latest coverage.
Media Review - After the Election
Richard Seymour reviews the media coverage of the UK general election result. After having put an overwhelmingly negative focus on the Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn, a majority of news outlets was caught ...