Category: Teaching

5th October 2017 – PhD for Dr Di Renzo!

Feeling VERY proud. Just heard the wonderful news that my first Doctoral Student has just passed her viva for her PhD! BIG CONGRATULATIONS to the fantastic Dr Francesca Di Renzo for her excellent thesis -‘News Narratives about Migrants at the Border in the Italian and Spanish Online News Media, 2013-2015’ – a strong result and very well deserved. Take a look at her profile… Read more →

13th March 2017 – Lecture at NYU for Prof Steven Lukes

I am honoured to have been invited back to NYU Sociology Department by the esteemed political theorist Prof. Steven Lukes – here are some pictures of me on 9th March 2017 teaching a class on Propaganda, Politics and Foreign Policy – we had such a really wonderful time! …what lovely students! The class seemed to have a lot of fun and… Read more →

8th March 2016 – BNFR in GCSE Sociology exam paper

I’ve just seen our book Bad News for Refugees was used for the 2015 GCSE Sociology exam paper for the International Cambridge Exam Board in the section on theory and methods! It seems so odd, I can still remember sitting this exam myself… And now all those kids just like me are sat in their school sports hall stressing about a… Read more →

9th February 2016 – Stream for Guest Speaker Today: Jamie Woodruff, Ethical Hacker

A Live Stream for our special guest lecture today with Jamie Woodruff will be posted to THIS FACEBOOK PAGE  This is an unmissable talk – Jamie Woodruff is an award-winning ‘ethical hacker’ who is passionate about Internet security. He will give a demonstration of hacking and talk about recent developments in surveillance, information security and the possible vulnerabilities for journalists… Read more →

1st February 2016 – Upcoming talk by ‘Ethical Hacker’ Jamie Woodruff

I’ve organised an important guest lecture next week – Jamie Woodruff ‘Ethical Hacker’ & ‎ Security Intelligence Analyst at Patch Penguin ‎ This is an unmissable talk – Jamie is an award-winning ‘ethical hacker’ who is passionate about Internet security. He will give a demonstration of hacking and talk about recent developments in surveillance, information security and the possible vulnerabilities… Read more →

4th June 2015 – Student Employer(ee) of the Year Awards

Completely astounded to have just won the Institutional Level and Regional Level awards for Student Employer of the Year! I’m being put through to the national competition! How exciting!! Thank you so much to Tiffany Sandrasageran for nominating me and for being such a wonderful, dedicated and bright RA at Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield. Completely thrilled to see… Read more →

29th May 2015 – Youtube Video of UC Davis Talk

Here is the Youtube link to my UC, Davis invited talk on The Contemporary US propaganda system. The sound is a little odd in the first couple of minutes but bear with it as it clears when I start talking! I spoke about my research on propaganda and also how I am building teaching innovations from it to engage students in… Read more →

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