The digital media and communication environment

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This research theme comprises work in the following areas:

  • Digital propaganda, influence and persuasion strategies
  • The role of digital technologies in humanitarian crises
  • EU regulation of cross-frontier audiovisual media services
  • Data protection and the 'right to be forgotten'
  • Media convergence
  • Digital communicative landscapes, processes and dynamics
  • Theoretical and conceptual work on the new media environments and contemporary power dynamics

Key researchers

PhD students

Current and recent PhD students working in this area include:

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