Kostas Saltzis

Kostas Saltzis is a Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Leicester, UK. Prior to that he has worked as a Lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester (UK), at CMCR, University of Leicester and as a journalist in Greece. He obtained his first degree in Journalism and Communication Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1998) and an MSc in Media Management at the University of Stirling, UK (2000). He completed his PhD at CMCR, University of Leicester, UK with a thesis titled “Media Convergence in News Organisations: How digital technologies affect journalists and the management of news production”. Kostas’ research interests include the study of journalism, new media and the management of news organisations. He is particularly interested in the impact of technology on news production, and the emergence of new types of journalism such as ‘blogging’ and ‘citizen reporting’.

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