In a recent interview to the Daily Mail Sir Michael Parkinson, the veteran talk-show host, said that media studies is a ‘mickey mouse’ degree and that students would be better off learning ‘on the job’. These pronouncements reveal what must surely feel like a chasm between media and cultural studies as academic disciplines and media as an industry beholden to, and controlled by, important national and transnational business interests.
|Type||Journalism - Opinion|
|Media of output||Three-D [online]|
|Number of pages||5|
|Place of Publication||UK|
|Publication status||Published - 16 Dec 2016|
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- School of Media - Senior Lecturer
- Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics