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Anstead  

Anstead, Nick (Dr) Lecturer, Programme Director: MSc Politics & Communication|

  • New political communication
  • Electoral and campaigning politics
  • The changing form of participation, engagement and citizenship
  • The evolution of political institutions and their relationship with technology

 

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Banaji, Shakuntala (Dr)  Lecturer, Programme Director: MSc Media, Communication & Development|

  • Children, young people, political contexts and the media
  • South Asian media, Hindi cinema, audiences and texts
  • Social and civic uses of the internet and youth participation
  • Media education, media literacy and creativity
 

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On sabbatical ST 2014



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Beckett, Charlie (Prof)  Director of Polis|, Head of Department

  • Media change, social media and networked journalism 
  • Journalism and politics in the UK and internationally in the digital age
  • Journalism and the promotion of transparency, governance, economic and social development

 

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Cammaerts, Bart (Dr) - Senior Lecturer, Director of PhD Programme|

  • Media, power and social change
  • Communication and resistance
  • Activism and mediation
  • Alternative media and community radio
 

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sarahcefai

Cefai, Sarah (Dr) LSE Fellow

  • Cultural studies of public intimacy
  • Cultural and academic epistemologies of feeling, affect and emotion
  • Feminist, race, and queer politics in the media
  • Cultural studies methodologies

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Chouliaraki, Lilie

 

 

Chouliaraki, Lilie (Prof) Professor of Media and Communications 

  • Mediation and ethics: suffering, violence and war in the media
  • Public life and citizenship
  • Corporate communication
  • Text- and discourse-based research methods

 

 

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Nick_Couldry 

Couldry, Nick (Prof)  Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory  

  • Everyday media practices
  • Digital platforms and possibilities for voice
  • The mediatization of government and other spheres of life
  • Ethics of media and of life with media
  • Social theory perspectives on media and communications

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Olivier

Driessens, Olivier (Dr) LSE Fellow

  •  Media, social and cultural change
  • Celebrity studies
  • Mediatisation studies
  • Media and social theory
  • Qualitative methods

 

 

 


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Myria Georgiou  

Georgiou, Myria (Dr) Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

  • Diaspora, migration and transnationalism
  • Media, the city and cosmopolitanism
  • Identity, community and the media
  • Media consumption and identity construction

 

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Helsper, Ellen

 

 

Helsper, Ellen (Dr) Lecturer

  •  Links between social and digital exclusion
  • Mediated interpersonal and social relationships: social identity, intimacy and psychological wellbeing
  • Cross-cultural comparisons of media in everyday life
  • Quantitative methods in media and communications research
 

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Koffman, Ofra (Dr)

  • Childhood, adolescence and the media
  • Girlhood, sexual health, biopolitics
  • New media, gender and development policy
  • Image and discourse-based research methods

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Linvigstone, Sonia

 

   

Livingstone, Sonia (Prof) Professor of Social Psychology

  • Children and young people's online opportunities and risks
  • Media literacy, public engagement and critical audiences
  • Social and domestic contexts for the use of ICT
  • Television audiences, audience reception, media effects
 

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On research leave 2013/4 


 

Mansell, Robin

 

 

Mansell, Robin (Prof) Professor of New Media and the Internet, Chair of Exam Sub-Board

  • Social and organisational transformation and new technologies
  • Knowledge networks and innovation systems
  • Information and communication technologies, development and inequality
  • Information and communication policy and regulation
 

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On Sabbatical Lent Term 2014 

 


McPherson


McPherson, Ella (Dr) LSE Fellow

  • Media and democratization (theory as well as the Mexican case)
  • Credibility, accountability, and the media
  • Mainstream media, social media, and human rights
  • NGO journalism

 

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On leave Michaelmas Term 2013 and Lent Term 2014







Bingchun Meng  

Meng, Bingchun (Prof) Associate Professor, Programme Director: MSc Global Media & Communications (with Fudan University)|

  • Political economy of media and information industries
  • ICT and development
  • Copyright law and communication
  • Chinese media in a globalising era 
 

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Shani, Orgad

 

 

Orgad, Shani (Dr) Senior Lecturer,  Programme Director: MSc Media & Communications| 

  • Representation in the context of globalisation
  • Media, storytelling and narrative
  • New media and everyday life
  • Qualitative methods of media research

 

 

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ALison Powel

 

Powell, Alison (Dr) Lecturer

  • Digital activism and digital advocacy
  • Democratic communication spaces
  • New media, participation, and publics
  • Internet governance
  • Qualitative methods in and for policy research
 

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Rantanen, Terhi

 

 
 

Rantanen, Terhi (Prof) Professor of Global Media & Communications, Programme Director: MSc Global Media & Communications (with University of Southern California)|

  • Global media
  • Global news
  • Post-communist media
  • Media history and history of media studies
 

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Pollyanna Ruiz  

Ruiz, Pollyanna (Dr) LSE Fellow

  • The movement of political ideas from the margins to the mainstream
  • The communicative strategies of coalition protest movements such as the anti-globalisation movement, the anti-war movement and the coalitions against cuts
  • The relationship between non-violent activists and more confrontational protesters
  • Fractured and fractious models of the public sphere
 

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Tambini, Damian (Dr) Senior Lecturer, Programme Director: MSc Media & Communications (Governance)|

  • Changing relations among states, governments, law and media
  • Public service broadcasting, freedom of speech, intellectual property, the 'commons'.
  • Media, ethics, self regulation and global institutions
  • Media, democracy, civil society and the public sphere
 

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Willems, Wendy (Dr) Lecturer

  • critical approaches to media, communication and development
  • new media and social change
  • popular culture, performance and politics in Africa
  • media and nationalism

 


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