Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication


Michael Tasseron

Clothworkers' Building North, Room 1.07

Michael is a Ph.D researcher in the School of Media and Communication. His research focuses on media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and he is being supervised by Dr Katy Parry and Dr Chris Paterson. His research interests include multimodal and critical discourse studies. He holds a BA in Communication and English literature from the University of South Africa, a BA Honours in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Leicester.

Research Interests

Conflict reporting



Discourse analysis

Research Centres & Groups

Global Communication

Political Communication

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