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Dr Mike Berry

Dr Mike Berry

Bsc (Psychology & Sociology, Bath) PhD (Sociology, Glasgow)

Position: Lecturer (Teaching and Research)


Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 70630

Location: Room 0.60A, Bute Building


Dr Mike Berry is a Lecturer at Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

After completing his Bsc at Bath Mike spent two years working as a researcher at the University of California Santa Barbara on a major research project funded by the American cable television industry. He then completed a PhD at the University of Glasgow where he worked with members of the Glasgow Media Group.

Following that he was employed as a researcher on an ESRC project examining the framing of security threats in Russia, the United States and Britain before taking up a lectureship in late 2006 at the University of Nottingham. Recently he has been working on projects funded by the NSPCC and London Inclusion.

Research Interests

  • Political Communication
  • War and Peace Reporting
  • Financial Journalism
  • Propaganda and Public Relations
  • Crime News
  • Reception Theory


MCT533 Putting Research into Practice (MA)
MC1115 Media Scholarship (BA)
MC3607 The Mediation of Political Violence (BA)