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Lea Hellmueller

Associate Professor of Journalism, University of Houston

Associate Professor of Journalism at the Jack J. Valenti School of Communication, University of Houston. Her research looks at digital news innovation; right-wing populism; political polarisation; and the impact of politics, religion, culture when covering terrorism.

At the Reuters Institute, she is focusing on the rise of populist journalism, including analyses of far-right critiques of the news media, their impact on trust in the media, and how the media should respond.

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