James Morrison

Position: Senior Lecturer
School: Humanities
Email: James.Morrison@kingston.ac.uk
Extension: 67141
Location: Room Pr Mb 3006, Penrhyn Road

Educational and professional qualifications

2014 PhD Media and Communications , Goldsmiths College, University of London
2005 PGDip Post-compulsory Education , University of Brighton
1995 PGDip Newspaper Journalism Studies , University of Wales, College of Cardiff
1993 BA Honours, Archaeology , University of York

Professional experience (post-1990)

2003 - Freelance journalist, The Independent and Independent on Sunday, The Guardian, Telegraph Magazine, Times Educational Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Museums Journal, Literary Review, and freelance trainer, Periodical Publishers' Association, British Council
2001 (April) -2003 (Nov) Arts and media correspondent, Independent on Sunday
2000 (Sept) - 2001 (April) Showbusiness correspondent, the Daily Mail
1999 (April) - 2000 (Sept) Reporter and arts and media correspondent, Press Association
1998 (Jan) - 1999 (April) Health reporter, The Argus, Brighton
1997 (April) - 1998 (Jan) Senior reporter, Evening Herald, Plymouth
1995 (Nov) - 1997 (April) Junior reporter, North Devon Journal


I lead five modules across the BA and MA Journalism programmes. I teach first-year BA students on the theory-based Thinking about Journalism module, and third years on the Specialist Journalism: Arts and Entertainment module and two special study dissertation equivalents: The Truth-Seekers - Investigative Journalism from Pulitzer to Palast and Politics, Media Management and the Culture of Spin. At MA level, I run the Journalism and Power module, which encompasses the NCTJ Essential Public Affairs module.

Research outputs

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Morrison, James (2009) Public affairs for journalists. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. 689p. ISBN 9780199552610

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