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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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2020

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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18 Downloads (Pure)
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8 Downloads (Pure)
2016

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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25 Downloads (Pure)

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)
172 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Belligerent broadcasting: antagonism in media talk

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

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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

2013

"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)
2012

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)
14 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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)
2011

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)
2010

The 'public inquisitor' as media celebrity

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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34 Downloads (Pure)
2006

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)
2004

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)

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)