Media appearances

Media Appearances

Our School of the Arts researchers are regularly featured in the media, either showcasing their own research or providing expert opinions on current events.

May 2021

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Call You and Yours: How is the shift online affecting you?

Professor Simeon Yates discusses digital exclusion during the pandemic.

Professor Simeon Yates

Tuesday 4 May 2021

Available on BBC Sounds.

 

How Greater Manchester is putting residents at the heart of digital innovations

Research conducted by Simeon Yates and The Good Things Foundation is referenced in this article discussing the The Digital Inclusion Agenda for Change for Greater Manchester. 

Professor Simeon Yates

Thursday 6 May 2021

As seen on Tech UK.

 

April 2021

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Dr Patricia Rossini joins to discuss the anti hate social media blackout

Dr Patricia Rossini reacts to the social media blackout football clubs including Liverpool and Everton are conducting as part of a protest against online abuse particularly surrounding sport.

Dr Patricia Rossini

Friday 30 April 2021

As part of a discussion on BBC radio Merseyside.

 

March 2021

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Is the 2021 digital census excluding those who can't get online?

"There's some big digital inequalities between those who have a very large amount of access and skills and technology to hand and those who don't. And it has consequences for peoples' lives." Simeon Yates comments on this years digital census and the consequences for those without internet access or skill.

Professor Simeon Yates

Saturday 20 March 2021

As part of an article on ITV.com.

 

 

February 2021

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Whatever happened to local TV?

Dr Kerry Traynor comments on local TV across the UK, the expectations of the local communities and the challenges they face.

Dr Kerry Traynor

Tuesday 9 February 2021

As published on BBC news.

 

One in five people in West Midlands do not use internet, says study

A study conducted by Professor Simeon Yates has revealed that the proportion of internet non-users is significantly higher in the West Midlands than the rest of the country, prompting some concern of digital exclusion during the pandemic.

Professor Simeon Yates

Friday 12 February 2021

As featured on The Guardian.

 

Are streaming algorithms really damaging film?

Dr Elinor Carmi discusses the use of algorithms on streaming platforms and its effects on the viewer experience.

Dr Elinor Carmi

Sunday 21 February 2021

As part of a piece on BBC news.

 

January 2021

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Fashion brands should engage “more proactively” around sustainability on social media

 

Dr Ekaterina Balabanova

Monday 4th January

As published on The University of Liverpool website.

 

The Rule of Truth: How fallacies can help stem the COVID-19 infodemic

This article explores the danger of misinformation and fake news relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Elena Musi

Dr Elinor Carmi

Dr Myrto Aloumpi

Monday 11th January

As published on The University of Liverpool website.

 

Mayor of Greater Manchester calls on businesses to support digitally excluded young people

Research conducted by Professor Simeon Yates and the Good Things Foundation is referenced in this article which describes the steps taken by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to close the digital divide between young people in Greater Manchester.

Professor Simeon Yates

Thursday 14th January

The research is referenced in an article on FE news and Invest in Manchester.

 

Help inform public health cost of loss of arts and culture access across Liverpool City Region

This project is being led by Professor Josie Billington from the Department of English and Dr Ekaterina Balabanova, and aims to provide evidence for the cost of public mental health froom the loss of the arts during lockdown. 

Dr Ekaterina Balabanova

Friday 15th January

As published on The University of Liverpool website.

 

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