Three media experts join the Institute as Visiting Fellows from April to June 2023

María F. Novoa, Damian Radcliffe and Anya Schiffrin will enrich our community and explore the future of journalism with us
María F. Novoa, Damian Radcliffe and Anya Schiffrin.

María F. Novoa, Damian Radcliffe and Anya Schiffrin. 

11th April 2023

The Reuters Institute is delighted to welcome three distinguished media experts from some of the most world's prestigious institutions as Visiting Fellows this term. Their insights will enrich the institute’s activities, including our Journalist Fellowship Programme, and will allow us to deepen our understanding of the challenges facing news media. During their tenure, they will collaborate with the research team while pursuing their own projects on topics critical to journalism.

María F. Novoa Jaso, a Professor of International Communication, Public Opinion and Sociology at the University of Navarra in Spain. Her research specialisms include audience studies, journalistic roles, news values, and social representations in popular culture. She is an expert in social research methodologies, such as focus groups, multimodal discourse analysis, surveys, content analysis and in-depth interviews. She has been a visiting scholar at other UK institutions, including the University of Cambridge.

Damian Radcliffe is a journalist and researcher at the University of Oregon. He holds multiple roles at the university, including the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism. He has extensive experience in editorial, strategic, research, policy, and teaching roles in the USA, Middle East, and UK. In addition to his academic work, he is an active journalist, writing for various specialised journalism outlets. His commentary has been featured in major publications such as AFP, BBC News, The New York Times, and Wired.

Anya Schiffrin is the director of the technology and media specialisation at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she is also a senior lecturer teaching global media, innovation, and human rights. She writes extensively on journalism sustainability, impact, and online disinformation. Her most recent book explores the effects of "media capture" on journalism and society, drawing on the work of journalists and academics from across the globe.

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