Teaching and Supervision


Institute of Communication Studies and Media Research, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany

Winter of 2015/16

Computational Journalism
(3rd year undergraduate research seminar)

Winters of 2016/17, 2018/19, 2019/20

Measuring Media Audiences
(1st year master’s research seminar)

Winter of 2017/18

Perception, Automation, Audiences, and News
(1st year master’s research seminar)

Winter of 2020/21, Summer of 2021

Media Audience Measurement
(BA research seminar)

Winters of 2020/21, 2021/22

Mediated communication: Contemporary cases, consequences and conceptualisations
(BA lecture series)

Summer of 2021, Winter of 2021/22

Automated journalism, audience opinion, and news quality
(MA research seminar)

Winters of 2022/23, 2023/24

Media change (BA lecture series)

Winter of 2022/23

AI and automation in the news (MA research seminar)

Summer of 2023

Science PR and PR science: Research for practice, practice as research (MA seminar)

Department of Journalism and School of Informatics, City University London

Winters of 1997/8, 1998/9, 1999/2000, and 2000/1

Journalism and Society
(MA seminar)

Winters of 1997/8, 1998/9, 1999/2000, 2000/1, 2001/2, 2002/3, 2003/4, 2006/7, 2007/8, 2010/11, 2012/13, 2013/14, Summer of 2006

Writing and Editing for Electronic Media
(MA lecture/practice workshop)

Winter of 1997/8

Internet for Journalists
(MA lecture/practice workshop)

Winters of 1997/8, 1998/9, 1999/2000, 2000/1, 2001/2, 2002/3, 2003/4

Publishing as a Business
(MA lecture)
(with Rod Allen)

Summers of 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Design and Layout for Electronic Media
(MA lecture/practice workshop)

Summers of 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Media Project Management
(MA lecture/practice workshop)

Summers of 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Professional Practice
(MA seminar)

Winters of 1999/2000, 2000/1, 2001/2

Electronic Publishing Technologies
(MA lecture/practice workshop)

Winters of 1999/2000, 2000/1, 2001/2, 2002/3

Online Journalism and Computer Aided Reporting
(MA lecture/practice workshop)

Winters of 2002/3, 2003/4

Fundamentals of Web Technology
(MA lecture/practice workshop)
(with Susan Jones)

Winter and Summer of 2014/15

International Online Journalism
(MA lecture/practice workshop)
(with Marcus Gilroy-Ware)

School of Communication, IE University, Madrid, Spain

Winter of 2012/13

Multimedia Journalism
(MA seminar)

Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Winter of 2009

Online Journalism
(MA practice workshop)
(with Scot Hacker)

University of Kent at Canterbury

Winter of 1992/3

Video Production and Editing
(practice workshop)

Hypertext: Theory and Practice
(practice workshop)

Thesis Supervision

PhD supervision

Ke Du, LMU Munich 2022

Nina Kainzmaier, LMU Munich 2020

Sina Thäsler-Kordonouri, LMU Munich 2020

Aljosha Karim Schapals: Sourcing Practices & Verification Challenges: An Exploration into Journalistic Work Practices by UK-based Correspondents during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, City University London, 2016

Lisette Johnston: Reporting the Syria Conflict on Television (2011–2014): How the Use of User Generated Content (UGC) Has Shaped BBC World News TV Coverage and Affected Journalistic Practices, City University London, 2016

BA/MA supervision

Supervised and examined over 80 BA, MA, and MSc theses at City University London and LMU Munich since 1997

PhD examination

Sally Deffor: An Evaluation of the Impact, Role, and Potential of the Digital Platform with Regard to News Storytelling, School of Journalism and Media, University of Central Lancashire, England, March 2015

Jonathan Albright: #hashing it out: Participatory Mediation in Social News Spaces, School of Media, Film, and Television, University of Auckland, New Zealand, April 2014