Rhetorical revolution: from Cicero to Trump

Final year student Jack Milford places Donald Trump’s controversial style of political communication within a long rhetorical tradition dating back to Roman times. He summarises his final year dissertation on political communication.

Professor speaks out on media sexism

Karen Ross, Professor of Media at Northumbria University, Newcastle, recently presented evidence at a House of Lords inquiry into women, news and current affairs broadcasting. Professor Ross’s research showed that men dominate decision-making positions across many major European media organisations. Northumbria Journalism graduate, Rosie Willan, caught up with Karen to find out more about her research on this topic.