Dr Stephen Cushion is a Reader and Director of MA Political Communication at Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.
Cushion, Stephen (2015) The Rise of Live and Interpretive Journalism. London: Routledge
Cushion, Stephen, Lewis, Rachel and Rodger, Hugh (2015) Adopting or resisting 24-hour news logic on evening bulletins? the mediatization of UK television news 1991-2012. Journalism
Cushion, Stephen, Richard Thomas and Oliver Ellis (2015) ‘Interpreting UKIP’s “earthquake” in British politics: UK television news coverage of the 2009 and 2014 EU election campaigns’ in Political Quarterly (accepted)
2015: Funding (various sources) to study general election coverage and campaigning
2014: CUROP £1,360 funding
2013: Won Regional Impact Award at Cardiff University
2013: CUROP £2,720 funding
2012: CUROP £1,360 funding
2007: Funding for a European commission project entitled "Eurosphere".
Stephen teaches the MA modules 'Towards Method', 'Political Communication' and Content Analysis for the 'Putting Research into Action' module as well as the BA module 'Making and Shaping of News'.
Stephen is on the editorial board of the following peer reviewed journals: Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice, Journal of Applied Journalism and Media, and Journalism Education