Public engagement and outreach

14 June, 2019 – Dr Chatterje-Doody appeared on BBC Wiltshire to discuss RT pursuing a judicial review of Ofcom’s December 2018 ruling against them.

8 November, 2018 – Professor Stephen Hutchings participated in the media conference ‘Screening Protest’ at Stockholm University. A link to the web article about the event can be found here.

13 October, 2018 – Professor Tolz participated in a panel entitled ‘Russia and the West: A New Cold War?’ in the Scottish Parliament. You can listen to the panel via podcast and you can find information about the Festival of Politics event here.

9 October, 2018 – Professor Vera Tolz appeared on BBC Newsnight to discuss the revelations made by The Insider Russia and Bellingcat about the true identities of the Skripal poisoning suspects, in a segment about open source investigative reporting.

June 2018 – Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody took part in a podcast for the Global Development Institute at The University of Manchester. Listen to it here.

24 May, 2018 – Roundtable discussion – ‘From streaming the revolution to fighting fake news: Ukraine, EU, UK and Russia Today’, Professor Stephen Hutchings and Professor Vera Tolz, at the workshop ‘EU-Ukraine Quo Vadis: Evidence-based Politics, Policy and Practice’ and The University of Manchester.

May 2018 – Professor Hutchings was quoted in two articles for The Guardian by Jim Waterson: Arkady Babchenko’s fake murder ‘plays into the hands’ of Moscow, (31 May, 2018) and Clickbait and Skripal jokes: Russia’s RT thrives online, (3 May, 2018).

16 March, 2018 – “Russia’s relations with the west: the media”, Professor Stephen Hutchings, Professor Vera Tolz and Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody. Professor Hutchings and Dr Chatterje-Doody gave this presentation at an event called ‘East/West Governance in Context: The Red Demiurge Reconsidered’, The University of Manchester and Manchester International Law Centre (MILC).

25 September, 2017 – Professor Vera Tolz took part in ‘Beyond Belief: Belief and Unbelief in Russia’, BBC Radio 4.

September 2017 – Professor Marie Gillespie and Professor Stephen Hutchings were interviewed as part of the research for The New York Times article ‘RT, Sputnik and Russia’s New Theory of War’ (link below).