Professor Benedetta Brevini

Professor Benedetta Brevini

Visiting Senior Fellow

Department of Media and Communications

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Key Expertise
Political economy of communication, Climate change and the media

About me

Benedetta Brevini, PhD is Associate Professor of political economy of communication at the University of Sydney and Senior Visiting Senior Fellow at the Department of Media and Communication, LSE. Before joining the academy, she worked as journalist in Milan, New York and London for CNBC, RAI and the Guardian. She is the author of several books including  Is AI good for the Planet (2022), Amazon: Understanding a Global Communication Giant (2020), Public Service Broadcasting online (2013) and the editor of Beyond Wikileaks (2013), Carbon Capitalism and Communication: Confronting Climate Crisis (2017), Climate Change and the Media (2018). She is currently working on a new volume for Polity entitled “Communication systems and the climate emergency”.

Expertise Details

Political economy of communication; Climate change and the media; Environmental communication; Platform capitalism; AI and sustainability; Greening AI ; Media reforms; Public interest and public service media