Harriet Harman MP has called for ‘creative devolution’ to follow political and economic devolution in a keynote speech at the Nations & Regions Media Conference in Salford yesterday evening (Tuesday 18 November).
University of Salford students will have the chance to put Jeremy Kyle on the spot this week as part of a unique programme of events bringing students and the media industry together at Salford International Media Festival.
When the BBC’s Director-General Tony Hall announced a ‘competition revolution’ earlier this year, the future of TV commissioning in the UK was blown wide open.
More than 50 artworks created by University of Salford students have been chosen to grace the walls of Hotel Football, the new hotel being developed by Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, thanks to a unique project.
It is a decision that could change the face of the nation’s public broadcaster forever and affect more than 25 million households in the UK who each year pay £145.50 to watch television.
Don’t miss a weekend of family-friendly fun at our high-tech campus at MediaCityUK, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October, drop-in between 10:00am - 4:00pm. Entrance is free to all visitors.
The serious business of bringing comedy to the TV screen will be brought to life by the creators of BBC hits Twenty Twelve and W1A, along with Blackadder and QI producer John Lloyd, at the Nations & Regions Media Conference next month, as part of Salford International Media Festival.
Today, Monday 20 October, sees the launch of a new report into how different countries tackle child abuse, in particular sexual exploitation, and how the UK can benefit from this learning.
‘Living on a railway line. Turning the tide of child abuse and exploitation in the UK and overseas: international lessons and evidence-based recommendations’ is a work by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s Professor Andrew Rowland, in association with The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and University of Salford.
Visitors to the free Salford Science weekender on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October are invited to take part in an interactive artwork to illustrate the spread of infectious diseases, as part of Manchester Science Festival.