I explore the role of digital technologies in political communication and citizen journalism, and the impact of communication on our political decision making. I am an editor of the Euro Crisis in the Press blog
I am a visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research, University of Bremen.
New short paper out on Social Media & the Arab Spring: How communication technology shapes socio-political change. Email to request a copy.
Together with Stefan Bauchowitz I am exploring the role of Social media in facilitating a European public sphere. Some preliminary results are published here: A European Twitter sphere? What tweets on the Greek bailout say about how Europeans interact online; and here: How visible are Britain’s EU renegotiation demands across Europe’s twitterspheres?