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Dr Inaki Garcia-Blanco

Dr Inaki Garcia-Blanco

Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research)

Email
garcia-blancoi@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44(0)29 208 76077
Campuses
2.56, Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS

Overview

Iñaki Garcia-Blanco is a senior lecturer at the School of Journalism, Media and Culture. He is the School’s Director of Learning and Teaching.

Iñaki is a media scholar interested in the relationships and interplays between journalism, politics, and citizens. Currently, he is undertaking research on hyperlocal and community journalism in the UK. Iñaki has published work exploring the mediated role of citizens during election and referendum campaigns, as well as the notion of transparency in contemporary journalism. He has also worked on the coverage of the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean (funded by UNHCR), and on the breadth of opinion in BBC coverage (funded by the BBC Trust). His research appears in international, peer-reviewed journals such as Media, Culture & Society, Journalism StudiesJournalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism or Feminist Media Studies.  

Iñaki is the School’s BA Dissertation coordinator, and teaches MA modules on political communication and social research methods. He holds an MSc in Politics and Communication (London School of Economics and Political Science) and a PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Prior to his appointment as a research associate to work as a media analyst for the Eurosphere project at Cardiff University, he was an associate lecturer at the UAB, where he taught BA modules on media theory and public opinion. During the academic year 2007-08, Iñaki carried out research at the Free University of Brussels (VUB).

Biography

Publications

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2021

2018

2017

2016

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

Supervision

  • Political Journalism
  • Media and Politics
  • Hyperlocal/Community Journalism

Current supervision

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Anya Richards

Research student

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Max Modell

Research student

Past projects