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Using data for campaigning journalism: Monique Villa at LSE

Forbess, Alex (2014) Using data for campaigning journalism: Monique Villa at LSE. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (02 Dec 2014). Website.

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Polis Intern and LSE MSc student Alex Forbess reports on the latest Polis Media Agenda Talk featuring Monique Villa Data used in campaigning journalism is now essential to raise awareness on global corruption and human right violations, according to Monique Villa. She was formerly director of Reuters Media before being appointed to lead its charitable Thomson Reuters Foundation. She has programmes that seek to help NGOs and journalists to gather efficient facts on under-reported issues from women’s rights and climate change. While photos of such events can spark global interest, Villa said that data can spark debate and eventually have citizens demand action:

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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 08:17
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2021 23:20

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