Current modules taught

Digital Media and Democracy (UG-3) - Click here for the reading list
Journalism in Context (UG-1)
Mobile and Social Journalism (UG-2) - Click here for the reading list
News Analysis: Research Methods in Journalism Studies (UG-2)

Current students at the University of Portsmouth can find my teaching materials for these modules on Moodle.


In 2017 I was nominated for the University of Portsmouth Students’ Union Awards for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. 

In 2013 I won a Students’ Union Teaching Award (Royal Holloway, University London). This is awarded on the basis of student nominations.

In 2013 I also won a Teaching Commendation Award (Royal Holloway, University of London). This is awarded on the basis of feedback questionnaire scores.

PhD students

Amandine Hostein — Amandine's working title is “The Role of the Internet in Enabling the Emergence of NGOs as Public Spheres.” I co-supervise her project with Dr Angela Crack (University of Portsmouth).

If you are interested in completing a PhD on political communication, digital journalism, or online politics then please get in touch.