Maria Touri Publications



  • Touri, M. (2021) Sustainable Development and Communication in Global Food Networks: Lessons from India,
    Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming)
  • Gunter, B., Hansen, A. & Touri, M. (2010), Alcohol Advertising and Young People’s Drinking: Representation, Reception and Regulation, Palgrave

Journal articles & book chapters

  • Touri, M. (2020) ‘The Power of Weak Communication’, in J. Tacchi and T. Tufte (Eds.) Communicating for Change, Concepts to Think With, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.75-84
  • Touri, M.(2018) 'Development and Communication in trade relations: new synergies in theory and practice', Development in Practice 28 (3): 388-399, DOI:10.1080/09614524.2018.1432569
  • Touri, M. (2017), 'Journalism culture and professional identity in transit: technology, crisis and opportunity in the Greek media' in J. Tong and S.H. Lo (eds.) Digital Technology and Journalism: An International Comparative Perspective, Palgrave Mcmillan
  • Touri, M. (2016) 'Development Communication in Alternative Food Networks: empowering Indian farmers through market relations’ Journal of International Communication,22(2):209-228 DOI:10.1080/13216597.2016.1175366
  • Touri, M., Theodosiadou, S. & Kostarella, I. (2016), 'The Internet's Transformative Power on Journalism Culture in Greece: looking beyond universal professional values' Digital Journalism, DOI:10.1080/21670811.2016.1166062
  • Touri, M. & Kostarella, I. (2016), 'News Blogs vs Mainstream Media: Measuring the gap through a frame analysis of Greek blogs', Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, DOI: 10.1177/1464884916648097
  • Touri, M. & Koteyko, N. (2015) 'Using corpus linguistic software in the extraction of news frames: towards a dynamic process of frame analysis in journalistic texts', International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 18(6):601-616
  • Touri, M. & Rogers, S.L. (2013), 'Europe's Communication Deficit and the UK Press: Framing the Greek Financial Crisis', Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 21(2):175-189
  • Touri, M. (2011), ‘News media actors in political conflict: insights from political psychology and the case of Bosnia’, in A. Karatzogianni (ed.) Violence and War in Culture and the Media: Five Disciplinary Lenses, London and New York: Routledge
  • Touri, M. (2009), ‘News blogs: Strengthening Democracy through Conflict Prevention’, Aslib Proceedings, 61(2): 170-184
  • Gunter, B., Campbell, V, Touri, M. & Gibson, R., (2009), ‘Blogs, news and credibility’, Aslib Proceedings, 61(2): 184-204
  • Gunter, B., Hansen, A. & Touri, M. (2009) ‘Alcohol advertising and young people's drinking’, Young Consumers, 10 (1): 4-16
  • Campbell, V., Gibson, R., Gunter, B. & Touri, M. (2009), ‘News blogs, mainstream news and news agendas’, in Tunney, S. and Monaghan, G. (eds.), Web Journalism: A New Form of Citizenship? East Bourne: Sussex Academic Press
  • Touri, M., (2008) ‘Transparency and accountability in the age of cyberpolitics: the role of blogs in framing conflict’, in Karatzogianni, A. (eds.), Cyber Conflict and Global Politics (Contemporary Security Studies), New York: Routledge
  • Touri, M. (2008), ‘Domestic Institutions and Decision-making in Foreign Policy and Conflict Situations: The Role of the News Media and the Greek-Turkish Paradigm’, in Stivachtis, Y. A. (eds.) Global Affairs in a Turbulent World: Perspectives and Controversies, Athens: Athens Institute for Education and Research

Research reports

  • Gunter, B., Campbell, V., Gibson, R., Touri, M. & Ackland, R. (2009) ‘Blogging and the Impact of Citizen Journalism’, Research report for the Nuffield Foundation, Department of Media and Communication, University of Leicester.
  • Gunter, B., Hansen, A. & Touri, M. (2008, January) The Representation and reception of Meaning in Alcohol Advertising and Young People’s Drinking. Research report for Alcohol Education and Research Council.
  • Gunter, B., Hansen, A., & Touri, M. Further Research into the Effects of Screen Deprivation. A Research Report for the BBC Panorama programme, August 2007. Department of Media and Communications, University of Leicester
  • Gunter, B., Hansen, A., & Touri, M. Screen Deprivation and Family Life. A Research
    Report for the BBC Panorama programme, June 2007. Department of Media and
    Communications, University of Leicester.

Conference papers

  • Touri, M. 'Representation, Voice and Development in the Fair Trade Movement' IAMCR, Madrid, 7-11 July 2019
  • Touri, M. 'Business, Development and Communication in Alternative Food Networks’, ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, 14-21 July 2018
  • Touri, M. 'Sustainable Development in Alternative Food Networks: uncovering the hidden relations between production and consumption', ESA, Athens, 29 August - 1 September 2017
  • Touri, M. 'Food for Thought: Alternative Food Networks and Human Development', IAMCR, Leicester, 27-31 July 2016
  • Touri, M. 'Participatory communication and sustainable food production in developing countries. A case study of Indian Organic Farmers Producer Company Limited (IOFPCL)’ IAMCR, Montreal, 12-16 July 2015
  • Touri, M. 'Sustainability and development communication in alternative food networks. The role of businesses in empowering farmers in India’, Critical Management Studies Conference: The Production and Consumption of Alternative Market Practices and Narratives, Leicester, 8-10 July 2015
  • Kostarella, I., Theodosiadou, S. & Touri, M. ‘Journalism culture in the era of digitization: the case of Greece’, ECREA - Journalism in Transition, Thessaloniki, 27-29 March 2014
  • Montero, D., Lamuerda, M. Sabido, R., Touri, M. & Vicari, S.  ‘Representations of Dissent in Mainstream Media: A Comparative Analysis of the Coverage of Strikes and Solidarity Protests in Europe’, IAMCR, Dublin, June 2013
  • Touri, M. ‘Psychological approaches to news framing and the role of the media in political decision-making during conflict. Insights from political psychology and prospect theory’, BSA Media Study Group Event: Caught in the Frame: Frame Analysis as Contemporary Media Scholarship, University of Leicester, 19 September, 2012
  • Touri, M. ‘The framing of the Greek financial crisis by the British press: fueling the EU
    knowledge deficit?’
    Political Studies Association Annual Conference, London, 19-12 April 2011
  • Touri, M. ‘Media Framing in International Relations and Conflict Situations’,
    Media@LSE Fifth Anniversary Conference, London School of Economics, 21-23
    September 2008
  • Touri, M. ‘Understanding the Role of Media Framing in International Relations: The
    Contribution of Prospect Theory’
    International Society of Political Psychology, Paris, 9-12 July 2008
  • Touri, M. ‘News blogs: Strengthening Democracy through Conflict Prevention’,
    Politics: Web 2.0: An International Conference, Royal Holloway University of London,
    17-18 April 2008
  • Campbell, V., Gibson, R., Gunter, B. and Touri, M. ‘News Blogs and the Future of
    Future of Newspapers Conference, University of Cardiff, 12-13 September 2007
  • Touri, M. ‘Domestic institutions and decision-making in foreign policy and conflict
    situations: the role of the news media and the Greek-Turkish paradigm’,
    International Conference in Politics and International Affairs, Athens Institute of
    Education and Research, 25-28 June 2007
  • Touri, M. ‘Revisiting the CNN Effect: the media-government interaction in conflict
    situations from a rational-choice approach’
    Political Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Reading, 4-6 April 2006
  • Touri, M. ‘Political Games & Information: The Media as Strategic Players in Bargaining
    and Conflict Situations’
    Political Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Leeds, 5-7 April 2005
  • Touri, M. ‘Media in Political Decision-Making: A Rational Choice Approach’
    MeCCSA AMPE Joint Annual Conference, Lincoln 5-7 January 2005
  • Touri, M. ‘Media Frames: An Instrument of Analysis in Political Decision-Making’
    Language-Communication-Culture, Beja, Portugal 24-27 November 2004
  • Touri, M. ‘The Media- Politics Interaction examined through the Prism of Game Theory: A case study of the Greek-Turkish conflict’,
    The 1st LSE PhD Symposium on Modern Greece , The Hellenic Observatory- European Institute, London School of Economics, 21st June 2003.

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