Prof Heather Brooke
Heather Rose Brooke is a British-American journalist and freedom of information campaigner. Brooke helped to expose the 2009 expenses scandal, which culminated in the resignation of House of Commons Speaker Michael Martin.
Prof Jane Singer
Jane Singer is Director of Research and Professor of Journalism Innovation in the Department of Journalism. A former print and online journalist, she has been studying journalists’ responses to digital technologies since the mid-1990s.
Dr Glenda Cooper
Dr Glenda Cooper has been a journalist at national level for more than two decades, working as a staffer at the Independent, Daily Mail, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard. In 2016 she defended her PhD thesis ‘From our own correspondents? How user-generated content has altered the power dynamics in reporting humanitarian disasters.
Tom Felle
Tom Felle lectures in print and digital journalism. He joined City University from the University of Limerick, Ireland, where he was Head of Journalism between 2010 and 2013.He has contributed to a number of books on local newspapers; press regulation; digital journalism; and has co-edited two books on FOI and one book on data journalism.
Prof Steve Schifferes
Professor Schifferes, Director of the Financial Journalism MA at City, has a wide-ranging background in business and finance journalism, both for television and online. Schifferes was economics correspondent for BBC News Online, co-ordinating coverage of the credit crunch, the Asian financial crisis and the Enron scandal.
Prof George Brock
George Brock is a Professor of Journalism (part-time) at City University London and was Head of Journalism there 2009-14. He has written, broadcast and lectured all over the world on journalism with particular focus on digital disruption and the effects on journalism and journalists. He is a trustee of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and on the editorial advisory committee of The Conversation UK.
Dr Melanie Bunce
Dr Mel Bunce is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism at City, University of London, where she researchers and lectures on the global media system, the ethics of representation and the news coverage of Africa.She is currently working on an AHRC-funded project about humanitarian journalism, and is the director of the Humanitarian.
Dr Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar
Dr Abdullahi Tasiu Abubakar is a lecturer at City, University of London, with extensive experience in broadcast, print and online journalism practice both in the UK and in West Africa. He obtained his PhD in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University.
Dr Zahera Harb
Dr Zahera Harb is senior lecturer in International Journalism. Her recent publications include an edited collection with Dina Matar titled narrating Conflict in the Middle East: Discourse, Image and Communication practices in Palestine and Lebanon (IB Tauris 2013) and a monograph titled Channels of Resistance: Liberation propaganda Hezbollah and the Media (I.B. Tauris, 2011).
Professor Roy Greenslade
Professor Roy Greenslade is one of Britain’s foremost media teachers. He is a leading commentator and columnist on the media, and currently blogs for The Guardian. As a journalist he rose to the highest levels of management in a career taking in The Sun.
Ella Wilks-Harper
Ella Wilks-Harper is a research assistant for the Digital Information Initiative. Ella is an MA student, currently studying Interactive Journalism at City, specialising in data-driven journalism.


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