Funded PhD Studentships: Improving the Health of Our Online Civic Culture: A New Centre for Doctoral Training at Loughborough University

Funded PhD Studentships: Improving the Health of Our Online Civic Culture: A New Centre for Doctoral Training at Loughborough University

We have some funded PhD studentships here at Loughborough University. This is the first wave of positions and they’re part of a new interdisciplinary centre for doctoral training we’re setting up.

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Announcing the second edition of The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

Announcing the second edition of The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

I’m thrilled to announce that the second edition of The Hybrid Media System is now available for pre-order, for delivery from August 1 in the United States and Canada. It will publish in the UK and the rest of the world in October.

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New Article Now Out in Media, Culture & Society: A Primary Definer Online: the Construction and Propagation of a Think Tank’s Authority on Social Media

New Article Now Out in Media, Culture & Society: A Primary Definer Online: the Construction and Propagation of a Think Tank’s Authority on Social Media

This project was an opportunity to explore a puzzle that I’ve been pondering during many years of watching political coverage in the UK, but especially since the 2008 financial crisis and the Great Recession:

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New Article Available in Preprint Now: Why People Dual Screen Political Debates and Why It Matters for Democratic Engagement

New Article Available in Preprint Now: Why People Dual Screen Political Debates and Why It Matters for Democratic Engagement

I have a new article (co-authored with Ben O’Loughlin and Cristian Vaccari) out in a few weeks in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. It’s the second piece in our ongoing dual screening project and it features in a special issue devoted to dual screening, edited by Homero Gil de Zúñiga of the University of Vienna.

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I’ll be speaking at the Royal Holloway Digital Organisation and Society Group launch on Feb 22

I’ll be speaking at the Royal Holloway Digital Organisation and Society Group launch on Feb 22

Dr Yingqin Zheng and Professor Gillian Symon in the Royal Holloway School of Management have set up a new research group: Digital Organization and Society. They have a launch event this Wednesday, at which I’ll be speaking. I’ll be focusing on media organizations. 

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The Hybrid Media System has been awarded the 2016 International Journal of Press/Politics Book Award

The Hybrid Media System has been awarded the 2016 International Journal of Press/Politics Book Award

The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power has been awarded the International Journal of Press/Politics Book Award for 2016. The Award was announced at the business meetings of the Political Communication and Journalism Studies Divisions at the 2016 International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference in Fukuoka, Japan.

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