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Organization profile

Organisation profile

Journalism research at Strathclyde specialises in the study of politics, representation and ethics in news.  Researchers specialise in the influence of mediatisation on political discourse, the dynamic between professional news practices and objectivity, and issues of ethical conduct across investigative journalism and the theory and practice of reporting.

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news Social Sciences
book review Social Sciences
journalist Social Sciences
pornography Social Sciences
broadcast Social Sciences
social media Social Sciences
discourse Social Sciences
television Social Sciences

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Projects 2009 2021

Research Output 2000 2018

#BlackLivesMatter and #AliveWhileBlack: A study of topical orientation of hashtags and message content

Rathnayake, C., Winter, J. & Buente, W., 28 May 2018. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
Social Movements
Racial Discrimination
social media
Factor analysis
factor analysis
social network
Sri Lanka
social media


2013 Outstanding Reviewer award

Petya Eckler (Recipient), 27 Mar 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Feature Documentary Category - Channel 4's Dispatches 'The Truth of Christmas Island'

Eamonn O'Neill (Recipient), 1992

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Feature Writer of the Year (Shortlisted) The British Press Awards

Eamonn O'Neill (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2000 2018

Facts, opinions and the quality of public debate

Michael Higgins (Speaker)
17 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Anger at jobs axe as STV shuts channel

Michael Higgins (Recipient)
17 May 2018

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

REF (External organisation)

Karen Boyle (Advisor)
Apr 2018Dec 2021

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee


Promoting Higher Standards of Media Reporting of Mental Health, Suicide and the Bereaved through Improved Professional Guidelines.

Sallyanne Duncan (Participant), Jackie Newton (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalProfessional practice, training and standards, Policy and legislation


University of Strathclyde Innocence Project

Eamonn O'Neill (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalProfessional practice, training and standards

Youth select committee submission on social media use.

Andrea Tonner (Participant), Petya Eckler (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation