Media and Communication Research Groups
The major strands of research at the Department of Media and Communication, outside of that conducted within CMCR, is organised within research groups or clusters. Each research group comprises a number of academic staff and doctoral students who share cognate interests. The groups hold meetings for members, invite outside speakers to give talks, develop research projects and research grant bids, and set and achieve their own research output targets.
News & Journalism Research Group
The work of this Research Group explores journalists' working practices; organizational and managerial responses to digital news production technologies; and change in news outputs and news audiences in local, regional and global contexts. For further information, see link above and/or contact Julian Matthews (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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IDeoGRAMS Research Group
IDeoGRAMS stand for the Interdepartmental Group for Research into the Arts Media and Society. The Director of the group is Anna Claydon. IDeoGRAMS was established in 2006 to bring together researchers working on cultural studies and includes members from across the university as well as externally via its Facebook site: For further information, see link above and/or contact Anna Claydon (email@example.com)
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Cultural Production and Consumption Research Group
The CP&C Research Group is concerned with the cultural economy of value: understanding how value is accomplished through fields and practices of production and consumption. In the context of consumer economies increasingly driven by creative work, cultural goods and the immaterial, the Research Group is concerned with how cultural values are produced and consumed, negotiated and contested, accomplished and promoted.