PUBLICATIONS

Scroll down to see items I’ve authored or co-authored; book chapters; things I’ve edited or to which I’ve been a contributing editor; my exhibitions; journal articles; broadcasting ventures; and website content I’ve produced. 

AUTHOR / CO-AUTHOR

All the Voices: Diversity and the media  (with Ana Cristina Pereira [of Publico]) Bi-lingual English/Portuguese booklet. SOS Racismo, Portugal, 2015

Centenary Celebration: An illustrated history of the Musicians’ Union Musicians Union / Crantock Communications, 1993 

Interference the Airwaves: Ireland, the Media and the Broadcasting Ban (with Liz Curtis) Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom, 1993. ISBN 1-898240-01-9

South West Media Guide (2nd edition) SW TUC / NALGO SW / NUJ Bristol Branch / SE Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom, 1991.

Working Together: Trades unions and worker co-operatives         Greater London Enterprise Board (GLEB), 1986. ISBN 1-85-104-02304

A Strategy for Co-operation: Worker co-ops in London GLEB, 1985

Saving jobs… shaping the future: An introduction to Enterprise Planning GLEB, 1984

BOOK CHAPTERS

Post-Leveson Media Accountability in the UK  (with Wayne Powell & Dr Sally Reardon) in The European Handbook of Media Accountability Fengler, Eberwein et al, Routledge, 2107. ISBN-13: 978-1472457660

More Accountability in the Digital Age? The Influence of New Technologies (with Wayne Powell) in Journalists and Media Accountability: An International Study of News People in the Digital Age Fengler, Eberwein et al, Eds,Peter Lang, New York 2014. ISBN-10: 1433122812

Blame not the mobile phone, ’twas ever thus (with Wayne Powell) in The Phone Hacking Scandal Richard Keeble & John Mair, eds. Abramis, 2012. ISBN 978-1-84549-533-6

From the Gentlemen’s Club to the Blogosphere: Media accountability in the UK (with Wayne Powell) in Eberwein, Fengler, et al. Mapping Media Accountability – in Europe and Beyond.Herbert von Halem Verlag, Koln, 2011. ISBN 978-3-86962-038-1

And the consequence was… Dealing with the human impact of unethical journalism in Ethics and Media Culture: Practices and Representation David Berry Ed. Focal Press, 2000  ISBN 0-240-51603-6

Torture Worldwide and The Agencies Involved in A Glimpse of Hell: Reports of Torture Worldwide Duncan Forrest ed. Amnesty International / Cassell, 1996 ISBN 0-304-33515-0

EDITOR/CONTRIBUTING EDITOR

Bristol Globe 3  Diversity magazine for Bristol City of Sanctuary movement, 2013 https://cityofsanctuary.org/files/bristol_globe_2013_updated.pdf

Bristol Globe 2  June 2012  https://cityofsanctuary.org/files/globe_230612.pdf

Bristol Globe 1  2011https://cityofsanctuary.org/files/globe_010811_pdf_1_final_full_copy.pdf

Zvon (Belarus Clarion) Agitprop tabloid, 2011

Reporting Difference in Dungannon MediaWise, 2009. Commissioned but not published by Dungannon & South Tyrone Council

Belarus: The struggle for press freedomBelarus Association of Journalists / International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), 2008

The Media and Children’s Rights: a handbook for media professionals (updated 3rd edition) UNICEF / PressWise / MediaWise, 2010

Sensitive Coverage Saves Lives: A study of suicide coverage in the UK and the efficacy of guidelines for journalists  National Institute for Mental Health in England / Care Service Improvement Partnership / Shift Stigma Campaign / MediaWise, 2010

Exiled Journalists in Europe (With Richard Cookson & Forward Maisokwadzo) MediaWise, 2006.

Working with the Media: A handbook for health communicators  (World Health Communication Associates / European Public Health Alliance/European Environmental Network / MediaWise), 2005

The Media and Children’s Rights (Revised 2nd edition, in multiple languages) UNICEF / MediaWise, 2005

The RAM Report: Campaigning for fair coverage of refugees and asylum-seekers  (with Richard Cookson) MediaWise, 2005

Satisfaction Guaranteed: Press complaints systems under scrutiny        (with Richard Cookson) MediaWise, 2004.

Journalism and Public Trust MediaWise / National Union of Journalists, 2004D

From the Margins to the Mainstream: Putting public health in the spotlight  Training manual for health journalists WHO Europe, 2003.

Suicide Sensitive Journalism in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Centre for Policy Alternatives / PressWise, 2003

Directory of Exiled Journalists The PressWise Trust, 2003

Reporting Children in Africa: A handbook for media professionals  International Federation of Journalists, 2003

Covering Suicide World wide: Media responsibilities  (with William Norris & Lesley Bygrave) PressWise / Befrienders’ International, 2001

The Media and Children’s Rights: a handbook for media professionals (in multiple languages) UNICEF / PressWise, 2000

Spot On! A handbook for health communicators WHO Europe / PressWise, 2000

Children, Violence and the Media in an expanding Europe   PressWise / European Commission Daphne Programme, 2000.

Children in the Picture: Media, ethics & reporting of child labour            International Federation of Journalists, 1998

Access to the Information Society  (with William Norris) PressWise / European Commission Information Society Forum, 1998

Information and Child Rights: the challenge of media engagement        (with William Norris) IFJ / PressWise, 1998. 

Telling it like it is: Ethnic minorities and the media  PressWise, 1997

Child Exploitation and the Media Forum: Report & recommendationsPressWise / Action on Child Exploitation, 1997

Human Rights & the UK: The Challenge for Government  Amnesty International / Crantock, 1993

Enterprising London Quarterly tabloid, for Greater London Enterprise Board, 1984-86

East End News, Weekly local paper, 1981

Gas Points Two campaigning tabloids for Gas Board unions, 1981 

People’s March for Jobs Two campaigning tabloids for South East Regional TUC, 1981

1974-6

Dredger Docklands community newspaper,

1973-6

WappingItems Community newspaper, 

EXHIBITIONS (Photos, graphics & text)

A Grotesque Tradition: Anti-Irish racism in the UK media  Watershed Media Centre, Bristol, 1990 

Bristol: The Irish Connection St Nicholas Market, Bristol, 1990

A Sign of the Times: The Wapping Dispute in pictures  Watershed Media Centre, Bristol 16-29 Nov 1987 

Wapping: Past & Future  Photographs, publications and mementoes from the recent past and reactions to plans for the future ‘A defiant reminder to developers that the people who made Wapping are still here demanding a stake in its future.’ Atlantis Gallery, Wapping 17 Aug – 9 Sept 1983 then in local pubs 

Wapping: A people’s history Photographs and texts touring local pubs and clubs; fixed exhibition in The China Ship (now demolished) now installed in Town of Ramsgate

JOURNAL ARTICLES

A Right Royal Tussle  Introductory article in MediaAct Final Research Report, June 2013 http://www.mediaact.eu/news.html

Critical citizens online: Adding to or subtracting from conventional media regulation?(with Huub Evers & Wayne Powell) http://www.mediaact.eu/fileadmin/user_upload/WP4/WP4_UK.pdf 

The Summer of Discontent – commentary on the News International Hacking scandal  MESSAGE  4-2011- Internationale Zeitschrift für Journalismus (University of Leipzig) [Medienselbstkontrolle]

Little angels or evil brats – children in the media Children in Scotland Magazine, Issue, 99 Sept 2009

The stinking fish of suicide contagion  Ethical Space, Vol 5, No 1 2008

The Media and Global Ethics  Royal Society of Arts Journal, April 2006

Spinners or sinners? PR, journalists and public trust   Journal of Communication Management, Vol. 9, Issue 3, 2005 

Slander, Sentimentality or Silence: What children put up with from the     media ChildRIGHT, Nov. 2005, CR221

Devising an Ethical Code for the Bulgarian Media IFJ / BBC World Service Trust, 2004

Cleaning up our own backyard  British Journalism Review, Vol 15, No 2, 2004 

RADIO/TV/VIDEO

Executive editor

On the Receiving End: Exiled journalists speak out Omni Productions/MediaWise RAM Project, 2003Ringed by fire… 15-minute film about Wapping during the Blitz WPAG/LWT, 1986

Variously Contributor / Executive production / Research / Scripting

Wapping: The Workers’ Story Platform Films, 2019

Stages of the Half Moon Oral history of East London’s radical theatre, 2017  

In the Eye of the Storm Independent documentary about impact of media on communities in the NE & NW England after killings by Bird and Moat, 2010

Hate against Hope Racism in 1970s East London Archive on 4, BBC R4, 2009

Child abuse in the West Country West Eye View Special (HTV), 1995

Controbutor to A Different Rhythm, Alex Pascals’s eight-part BBC Radio 3 series about the impact of the black music and musicians in Britain. 1994.F

Press freedom in Britain (30-min, for E. Europe)   Fizz Prods/Know-How Fund, 1993

Here across the water (30-min, Irish immigrants in Bristol) BBC TV West, 1992

Flight BA 149  Kuwait hostage crisis special C4 News/Rapide Productions, 1991

Strategy for Co-operation  (30-min, study of worker co-ops) GLEB/Parallax Pictures, 1986

Enterprising London  (28-min, on investment strategies ) GLEB/Radcom, 1984 & 86

Saving Jobs  (20-min, about worker participation) GLEB/Radcom, 1984

The State of Wapping (50-min documentary) Wapping Parents Action Group / BBC Community Unit, 1971

WEBSITE CONTENT

www.mikejempson.eu

www.mediaspeak.org

www.newsfutures.co.uk

www.mediawise.org.uk

www.ramproject.org.uk

www.unicef.org/magic

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