Glenda Cooper is a lecturer in journalism at City University London and a Ph.D. researcher at the university’s Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism: her thesis title is ‘From our own correspondents? How user-generated content is altering the power dynamics in reporting humanitarian crises’. Her research interests focus on user-generated content; reporting of NGOs; humanitarian issues; and conflict reporting. Before that, she was a journalist working at the national level for more than a decade at organizations including the BBC, Channel 4 News Radio, the Independent, Daily Mail, Washington Post, The Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph. She has an M.A. from St Hilda’s College, Oxford, and a postgraduate diploma in newspaper journalism from City University London. She was the 14th Guardian Research Fellow, Nuffield College Oxford (2006–2007); visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism 2007–2008; and associate member of Nuffield College Oxford 2008–2011. She is the editor of The Future of Humanitarian Reporting (City University, 2014) and co-editor with Professor Simon Cottle of Humanitarianism, Communications and Change (Peter Lang, forthcoming).
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