• United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I'm interesting in supervising innovative research in any of my areas of publication. Topics that I'm working on include:

Mediatization and politics.
Developments in broadcast style.
Journalism and political participation.

20022020

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Research Output

Article

Belligerent broadcasting: antagonism in media talk

Smith, A. & Higgins, M., 30 Jun 2014, In : Semiotix. 12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Belligerent broadcasting and makeover television: professional incivility in Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares

Higgins, M., Montgomery, M., Smith, A. & Tolson, A., 1 Sep 2012, In : International Journal of Cultural Studies. 15, 5, p. 501-518 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Disaffiliation and belonging: Twitter and its agonistic publics

Higgins, M. & Smith, A., 27 Oct 2014, In : Sociologia e Politiche Sociali. 17, 2, p. 77-89 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flirtation, desire, and cut-glass biscuit barrels: forms of expertise in Antiques Road Trip

Smith, A. & Higgins, M., 27 Aug 2016, In : Discourse, Context & Media. 21 p.

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Gender and the development of a political persona: the case of Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Higgins, M. & McKay, F. M., 1 Sep 2016, In : British Politics. 11, 3, p. 283–300 18 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
176 Downloads (Pure)
15 Citations (Scopus)

"My husband, my hero": selling the political spouses in the 2010 general election

Higgins, M., 2013, In : Journal of Political Marketing. 12, 2/3, p. 197-210 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Not one of U.S. Kate Adie's report of the 1986 US bombing of Tripoli and its critical aftermath

Higgins, M. & Smith, A., 1 Jun 2011, In : Journalism Studies. 12, 3, p. 344 - 358 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Political masculinities and Brexit: men of war

Higgins, M., 31 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Language and Politics. 19, 1, p. 89-106 18 p.

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Putting the nation in the news: the role of location formulation in a selection of Scottish newspapers

Higgins, M., Sep 2004, In : Discourse and Society. 15, 5, p. 633-648 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Strategy, evasion and performance in the live two-way: Kate Adie reporting from Iraq for the BBC

Higgins, M. & Smith, A., 2012, In : Journal of War and Culture Studies. 5, 2, p. 203-218 16 p.

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Substantiating a political public sphere in the Scottish press: a comparative analysis

Higgins, M., 1 Feb 2006, In : Journalism. 7, 1, p. 25-44 20 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
161 Downloads (Pure)

The articulation of nation and politics in the Scottish press

Higgins, M., 2004, In : Journal of Language and Politics. 3, 3, p. 463-483 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

The convenient ambiguity of 'tone': style and the politics of witnessing in Kate Adie’s reporting of the Dunblane tragedy

Smith, A. & Higgins, M., Nov 2012, In : Journalism. 13, 8, p. 1083-1097 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
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The 'public inquisitor' as media celebrity

Higgins, M., Mar 2010, In : Cultural Politics. 6, 1, p. 93-110 17 p.

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34 Downloads (Pure)
1 Citation (Scopus)
Book

La leadership politica: media e costruzione del consenso

Translated title of the contribution: Political leadership: media and the construction of consensusHiggins, M., De Blasio, E., Hibberd, M. & Sorice, M., 1 Jun 2012, Rome. 240 p. (Studi Superiori; no. 883)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Media and their Publics

Higgins, M., 1 Sep 2008, 192 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Returning (to) Communities: Theory, Culture and Political Practice of the Communal

Higgins, M., Herbrechter, S., Higgins, M. (ed.) & Herbrechter, S. (ed.), 2006, Amsterdam/New York, NY. 404 p. (Critical Studies)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The Cambridge companion to modern British culture

Higgins, M., Higgins, M. (ed.), Smith, C. (ed.) & Storey, J. (ed.), Aug 2010, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 380 p. (Cambridge Companions to Culture)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Citations (Scopus)

The language of journalism: a multi-genre perspective

Smith, A. & Higgins, M., 20 Jun 2013, London. 152 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Book/Film/Article review

Book review: Digital media and democracy

Higgins, M., Jan 2010, In : Political Studies Review. 8, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Book review: Media accountability and freedom of publication

Higgins, M., Aug 2004, In : European Journal of Communication. 19, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Book review: Media consumption and public engagement

Higgins, M., Nov 2007, In : Participations. 4, 2

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Book review: New media campaigns and the managed citizen

Higgins, M., Sep 2006, In : Political Studies Review. 4, 3

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Book review: Political language and metaphor

Higgins, M., Jan 2009, In : Political Studies Review. 7, 1

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Book review: Public issue television: world in action, 1963-98

Higgins, M., Dec 2008, In : European Journal of Communication. 23, 4, p. 501-503 2 p.

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Book Review: The British Press

Higgins, M., 2008, In : British Politics. 4, 3

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Book review: The language of new media

Higgins, M., Sep 2002, In : European Journal of Communication. 17, 3

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Book review: The media and political process

Higgins, M., 2006, In : British Politics. 1, 1

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Book review: The mediated presidency

Higgins, M., May 2007, In : Political Studies Review. 5, 2

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Book review: The real thing: doing philosophy with media

Higgins, M., Mar 2003, In : European Journal of Communication. 18, 1

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Notions of community: a collection of community media debates and dilemmas

Higgins, M., 1 Sep 2010, In : European Journal of Communication. 25, 4, p. 427-429 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Political communication in post-modern democracy: challenging the primacy of politics

Higgins, M., 1 Sep 2014, British Politics, 9, 3, p. 359-360 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationBook/Film/Article review

Reinventing public service communication: european broadcasters and beyond

Higgins, M., 1 Sep 2011, In : European Journal of Communication. 26, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

The discourse of politics in action: politics as usual

Higgins, M., 1 Sep 2011, In : British Politics. 6, 3, p. 405-406 2 p.

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The European Union and the public sphere

Higgins, M., Sep 2008, In : Political Studies Review. 6, 3

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The politics of persons: individual autonomy and socio-historical selves

Higgins, M., 8 Apr 2011, In : Political Studies Review. 9, 2, p. 269-269 1 p.

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The Sage handbook of public opinion research

Higgins, M., 1 Aug 2010, In : British Politics. 5, 3, p. 385-386 2 p.

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The tabloid terrorist: the predicative construction of new terrorism in the media

Higgins, M., 2011, In : West European Politics. 34, 2, p. 426-427 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Chapter

British newspapers today

Higgins, M., Smith, C., Storey, J., Higgins, M. (ed.), Smith, C. (ed.) & Storey, J. (ed.), Sep 2010, The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 279-295 17 p. (Cambridge Companions to Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Governmentality, populism and empowerment: David Cameron's rhetoric of the big society

Higgins, M., 16 Apr 2013, The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment. Scullion, R., Gerodimos, R., Jackson, D. & Lilleker, D. (eds.). Abingdon, p. 58-70 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

I'm a celebrity, get me into politics: the political celebrity and the celebrity politician

Higgins, M., Drake, P., Holmes, S. (ed.) & Redmond, S. (ed.), May 2006, Framing celebrity: new directions in celebrity culture. London, p. 88-100 12 p.

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Imagining and addressing the nation on Irish talk radio

Higgins, M., Allen, R. (ed.) & Regan, S. (ed.), 2008, Irelands of the Mind: Memory and Identity in Modern Irish Culture. Newcastle, p. 96-109 13 p.

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Impending crisis in Scotland: political discourse in interesting times

Higgins, M., 2 Feb 2018, Crisis Talk in the Media: Constructions of Crisis in (New) Media Discourses across Cultural Contexts. Patrona, M. (ed.). Amsterdam, p. 177-201 24 p.

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Introduction: Modern British culture: tradition, diversity and criticism

Higgins, M., Smith, C., Storey, J., Higgins, M. (ed.), Smith, C. (ed.) & Storey, J. (ed.), Aug 2010, The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture. Cambridge University Press, p. 1-11 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mediatisation and political language

Higgins, M., 22 Aug 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics. Wodak, R. & Forchtner, B. (eds.). Abingdon, p. 383-397 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Political action committees

Higgins, M. & Sterling, C. H. (ed.), 2009, Encyclopedia of Journalism. California, Vol. 3. p. 1081-1083 2 p.

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