Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication


Journalism Studies


The Journalism Research Group at the School of Media and Communication meets regularly to bring together staff and research postgraduate students with an interest in journalism, broadly defined.  Our members consist of specialists in journalism practice and research, though most have experience in both areas, and the interests of members cut across the many strands of communications research underway at the School.  The group also welcomes members from other schools and aims to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Journalism Research Group meets throughout the year for presentations and discussion of research, pedagogy and current issues in journalism. The group organises a range of activities with members and guest speakers including:

For more information about the group, and to get involved in its activities, please contact the current coordinator, Julie Firmstone, j.a.firmstone@leeds.ac.uk

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