• Clare Precey 

    Clare Precey has 10 years experience in broadcasting, working for the BBC and the independent sector. She is a former BBC senior journalist and has worked as a programme editor, presenter and reporter. She worked for the BBC's Head of Radio News during and after the Hutton Inquiry and  has handled complaints for the Today Programme. Her work has been heard on Radio 1, 2, 4 and Five Live. She has been teaching practical journalism at under-graduate and post-graduate level since 2009, and is currently teaching on the MA Broadcast Journalism course

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  • Marina Prentoulis

    Marina Prentoulis

    Dr Marina Prentoulis joined the School of Political, Social and International Studies 2009. She completed her PhD in Ideologies and Discourse Analysis at the Department of Government, University of Essex.

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  • Mark Rimmer

    Mark Rimmer

    Dr Mark Rimmer is a lecturer in Media Studies. His current research interests lie in the areas of cultural and especially musical tastes meaning and practices, genre, cultural policy, creative work, audiences, youth and creative arts participation.

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  • Martin Scott

    Martin Scott

    Martin Scott is a Lecturer in Media and International Development specialising in analysis of the production, content and reception of UK media coverage of developing countries. His current research focuses on media literacy, the role of popular culture in engaging young people in politics and he is finishing a PhD concerned with the mediation of distant others.

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  • Peter Simmons

    Peter Simmons

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  • Michael Skey

    Michael Skey

    Dr Michael Skey is a lecturer in the School of Political, Social and International Studies. He was awarded his PhD in October 2008 from the Department of Media & Communications at the LSE and since then has taught sociology at University of Leicester and UEL and Media & Cultural Studies at University of Kingston. He specialises in the construction and expression of national identity.

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  • Tim Snelson

    Tim Snelson

    Tim Snelson is a Lecturer in Media and Culture in the School of Film, Television and Media Studies. In his teaching he addresses the politics and sociology of the media; cultural and subcultural studies; and the politics of taste. Tim's research addresses the relationship between media and social history, focusing particularly on popular film and television genres; gender theory; cult media; and taste cultures.

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  • John Street

    John Street

    Professor John Street is the author of several books, including Music and Politics, Politics and Technology, Rebel Rock: the politics of popular music and Mass Media, Politics and Democracy. His main research is on the relationship between politics and mass media and popular culture.

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  • Yvonne Tasker

    Yvonne Tasker

    Professor Yvonne Tasker's teaching and research is broadly concerned with the politics of popular culture, encompassing questions of gender, race and sexuality. In current and recent work she's explored these issues in relation to popular constructions of "postfeminism"; gender and military culture on screen; action and adventure narratives; crime television.

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  • Helen Warner

    Helen Warner

    Helen Warner joined PSI in 2011 as a Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies. Before that, Helen was an associate tutor in PSI, FTV and DEV. She writes media and fashion and on the women's careers and treatment within the film industry

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  • Mark Wells

    Mark Wells

    Mark Wells has a track record as journalist, TV producer and Broadcast Technology research director. He was the first director of EPIC (the East of England Production Innovation Centre) from August 2006 to August 2010, establishing the centre as a major production, enterprise and innovation hub in the East of England.

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  • Melanie Williams

    Melanie Williams

    Melanie Williams' research and much of her teaching focuses on British cinema, particularly in relation to gender issues. She has co-edited a collection of essays on the British woman's film and is working on a monograph on David Lean and an edited collection on Ealing Studios.

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  • Sally-Ann Wilson

    Sally-Ann Wilson

    Sally-Ann Wilson has more than twenty years experience as a documentary producer/ director/ executive producer making documentaries for the BBC, Granada and Anglia. Passionate about reflecting the wider world to UK audiences, she decided in 2001 to combine a background in development with her programme making experience and launched World View.

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  • Li Zhang

    Li Zhang

    Dr. Zhang joined PSI in 2012 having previously taught and conducted research at the University of Nottingham as a research fellow. After completing her PhD in Communications Studies from the University of Leeds, Dr. Zhang won the ESiA (European Studies in Asia) Young Academic's research fellowship awarded by the Asia Europe Foundation. She worked in the National Centre for Research on Europe at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand and the European Union Centre in Singapore under this research fellowship scheme. Dr. Zhang had also worked in media and communication industries as a journalist, editor and communication manager for many years before she embarked on an academic career.

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