EXPERT COMMENT: Why some disabled people aren’t happy with Meryl Streep’s anti-Trump speech
Len Collin, Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting and Media Production at Northumbria University, writes about the outrage caused by Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why Ed Balls deserved the Strictly glitterball
Mary Irwin, Senior Lecturer in Media at Northumbria University, writes about one of Britain's most loved TV shows 'Strictly Come Dancing' climax.
EXPERT COMMENT: Why journalistic ‘balance’ is failing the public
Bruce Mutsvairo, Senior Lecturer in Journalism at Northumbria University, writes about the concept of "balance" in journalism and its effect on recent events.
Northumbria’s ‘New Blood’ wins a third of the awards at prestigious national show
Media and Communication Design students from Northumbria won nine of the 29 ‘Ones to Watch’ awards at this year’s D&AD New Blood exhibition in London.
Media and animation students wow audiences
Edgar Allan Poe, dementia and a fencing champion were just some of the inspirations behind this year’s graduating Film and TV Production students. Their final year films were recently screened at a special Media Gala at Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, before an audience comprising leading members of the film and TV industry.
Top Gear? Top career!
A Northumbria graduate currently working with Chris Evans says his career is literally in ‘Top Gear’ thanks to the skills and experience he gained during his time at university.
Celebrate International Women’s Day with Northumbria University
Academics from Northumbria University, Newcastle, will celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day with a Festival of Feminist Ideas and Actions.
Final year Journalism student nominated for national radio award
A final year Journalism student from Northumbria University has been nominated for a national award that recognises her talent for broadcasting.
No more sleepless nights
A Northumbria academic has developed an innovative animated film to explore the link between sleep and mental health.
COMMENT: Five performances that show Bowie’s acting is worth a second take
Andrew Ross, Graduate Tutor and Lecturer in Film at Northumbria University, discusses David Bowie's career in film for The Conversation.
Northumbria PhD student nominated in filmmaking awards
A Northumbria Arts PhD student has had her filmmaking abilities recognised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Research in Film awards.
Northumbria University expert explains the ‘undying’ appeal of horror movies in the run up to Halloween
From flesh-eating zombies to homicidal maniacs wreaking havoc along hotel corridors - it seems we can’t get enough of horror movies despite their relentless attempts to terrify us for more than a century.
COMMENT: Back on record – the reasons behind vinyl's unlikely comeback
Dr Lee Barron, Northumbria University, Newcastle, discusses the comeback of vinyl.
Channel 4 discusses careers in broadcasting with Northumbria students
The role of a Commissioning Editor was placed firmly under the student spotlight during Channel 4’s visit to Northumbria University, Newcastle.
COMMENT: From BandAid to Dapper Laughs - charity songs are all about hitting the right tone
Dr Lee Barron, Principal Lecturer, Media & Communications Design, discusses the charity record and its place in our culture
Women occupy barely 30% of decision-maker positions in major media organisations
Evidence presented by an academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle at a House of Lords inquiry last week showed that men dominate decision-making positions across many major European media organisations.