Academic publications


(2020) War Games: Memory, Militarism and the Subject of Play (co-edited with Holger Pötzsch). New York, NY: Bloomsbury.  280pp. ISBN: 9781501351150.

(2018) Climate Change and Post-Political Communication. London: Routledge. 150pp. ISBN: 9781138777507.

(2011) Journalism Studies: A Critical Introduction (co-authored with Andrew Calcutt). London: Routledge. 194pp. ISBN: 9780415554312.

(2011) Screens of Terror: Representations of war and terrorism in film and television since 9/11 (edited volume). Bury St. Edmunds: Abramis Academic. 338pp. ISBN: 9781845495015.

(2007) Media, War and Postmodernity. London: Routledge. 175pp. ISBN: 9780415374941.

(2007) Framing Post-Cold War Conflicts: The Media and International Intervention. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 245pp. ISBN: 9780719076961.

(2000) Degraded Capability: The Media and the Kosovo Crisis (co-edited with Edward S. Herman). London: Pluto Press. 222pp. ISBN: 074531631X.

(1997) Cultural Difference, Media Memories: Anglo-American Images of Japan (edited volume). London: Cassell. 229pp. ISBN: 0304701114.

Book Chapters

(2023) The Serbs in Western Political and Media Discourse: Othering, Demonisation and Tutelage, in Jesse Owen Hearns-Branaman and Tabe Bergman (eds.) Journalism and Foreign Policy: How the US and UK Media Cover Official Enemies. Abingdon: Routledge, pp.15—30. ISBN: 9780367541378.

(2021) Post-Political Communication and Sustainability, in Franzisca Weder, Larissa Krainer and Matthias Karmasin (eds.) The Sustainability Communication Reader. Dordrecht: Springer, pp.51—69. ISBN: 9783658318826.

(2020) Reality Check: Videogames as Propaganda for Inauthentic War, in Philip Hammond and Holger Pötzsch (eds.) War Games: Memory, Militarism, and the Subject of Play. New York, NY: Bloomsbury, pp.17—36. ISBN: 9781501351150.

(2019) Advocacy Journalism, the Politics of Humanitarian Intervention and the Syrian War (co-authored with Sumaya Al Nahed and Tara McCormack), in Ibrahim Seaga Shaw and Senthan Selvarajah (eds.) Reporting Human Rights, Conflicts, and Peacebuilding: Critical and Global Perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.31—48. ISBN: 978-3-030-10718-5.

(2017) Theorising Media/State Relations and Power, in Piers Robinson, Philip Seib and Romy Fröhlich (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Media, Conflict and Security. London: Routledge, pp.80—90. ISBN: 978-0415712910.

(2016) Eco-Apocalypse: Environmentalism, Political Alienation, and Therapeutic Agency (co-authored with Hugh Ortega Breton), in Karen Ritzenhof and Angela Krewani (eds.) The Apocalypse in Film. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, pp.105—16. ISBN: 978-1-4422-6027-6.

(2014) The Media and Armed Conflict, in Martin Conboy and John Steel (eds.) The Routledge Companion to British Media History. Abingdon: Routledge, pp.171—80. ISBN: 978-0415537186.

(2014) Objectivity, Objectification and the End of Journalism (co-authored with Andrew Calcutt), in Alec Charles (ed.) The End of Journalism Version 2.0: Industry, Technology and Politics. Oxford: Peter Lang, pp.73—88. ISBN: 978-1906165482.

(2012) The Media and Humanitarian Intervention, in Josef Seethaler, Matthias Karmasin, Gabriele Melischek and Romy Wohlert (eds.) Selling War: The Role of the Mass Media in Hostile Conflicts from World War I to the ‘War on Terror’. Bristol and Chicago: Intellect / University of Chicago Press, pp.237—58. ISBN: 978-1841506104.

(2012) Cosmopolitanism and Precautionary War, in David Welch and Jo Fox (eds.) Justifying War: Propaganda, Politics and the Modern Age. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.327—40. ISBN: 978-0230246270.

(2011) The War on Terrorism as Comedy, in Philip Hammond (ed.) Screens of Terror: Representations of war and terrorism in film and television since 9/11. Bury St. Edmunds: Abramis Academic, pp.171—84. ISBN: 9781845495015.

(2011) Objectivity and the End of Journalism (co-authored with Andrew Calcutt), in Alec Charles and Gavin Stewart (eds.) The End of Journalism: News in the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Peter Lang, pp.19—30. ISBN: 978-3-0343-0261-6.

(2011) UK Media Coverage of Srebrenica, in Edward S. Herman (ed.) The Srebrenica Massacre: Evidence, Context, Politics. Evergreen Park, IL: Alphabet Soup, pp.261—79.

(2009) Celebrity Culture and the Rise of Narcissistic Interventionism, in Robert Clarke (ed.) Celebrity Colonialism: Fame, Power and Representation in Colonial and Postcolonial Cultures. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp.107—22. ISBN: 1443813518.

(2008) The Gulf War Revisited, in David B. Clarke, et al. (eds.) Jean Baudrillard: Fatal Theories. London: Routledge, pp.118—35. ISBN: 0415464420.

(2006) Postmodern War on Iraq, in Alexander G. Nikolaev and Ernest A. Hakanen (eds.) Leading to the 2003 Iraq War: The Global Media Debate. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 85—96. ISBN: 1403971137.

(2005) Foreword, in Jake Lynch and Annabel McGoldrick, Peace Journalism. Stroud: Hawthorn Press, pp. xiii—xiv. ISBN: 1903458501.

(2004) Humanising War: The Balkans and Beyond, in Stuart Allan and Barbie Zelizer (eds.) Reporting War. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 174—89. ISBN: 0415339987.

(2004) ‘Humanitarian Intervention’ and ‘War on Terror’: Media Performance from Kosovo to Iraq, in Martin Loffelholz (ed.) War as Media Event II. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 99—117 (in German translation). ISBN: 3531139975.

(2002) Moral Combat: Advocacy Journalists and the New Humanitarianism, in David Chandler (ed.) Rethinking Human Rights. Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp. 176—95. ISBN: 0333977165.

(2000) Third Way War: New Labour, the British Media and Kosovo, in Philip Hammond and Edward S. Herman (eds.) Degraded Capability: The Media and the Kosovo Crisis. London: Pluto Press, pp.123—31. ISBN: 074531631X.

(2000) Consensus and Conflict in the Russian Press (co-authored with Lilia Nizamova and Irina Savelieva), in Philip Hammond and Edward S. Herman (eds.) Degraded Capability: The Media and the Kosovo Crisis. London: Pluto Press, pp.177—84. ISBN: 074531631X.

(1999) Reporting Kosovo: Journalism vs. Propaganda, in Peter Goff (ed.) The Kosovo News and Propaganda War. Vienna: International Press Institute, pp. 62—7. ISBN: 3950112502.

(1999) British media representations of Japan (with Toshiyuki Taga and Bill Emmott), in Wendy Slemen (ed.) Bridging the Millennium, Bridging the Countries: Anglo-Japanese Concerns. London: Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, pp. 1—14. ISBN: 0952819961.

(1999) Cultural Identity and Ideology, in Sergei Yerofeyev, Simbul Akhmetova and Mikhail Rudenko (eds.) Whose Culture? An Agenda for Social Research on Cultures in Transition, Part 1. Kazan, RF: Terra-Consulting, pp. 150—72 (in Russian translation). ISBN: 5936380017.

(1997) Fear and Loathing in the British Press (co-authored with Paul Stirner), in Phil Hammond (ed.) Cultural Difference, Media Memories: Anglo-American Images of Japan. London: Cassell, pp.85—114. ISBN: 0304701114.

Journal Special Issues

(2018) Special Issue: Framing (co-edited with Sumaya Al Nahed), Media, War and Conflict, Vol. 11, No. 4, December. ISSN: 1750-6352.

(2017) Special Issue: Practice Symposium (co-edited with Tahera Aziz), Journal of Media Practice, Vol. 18, No. 1, May. ISSN: 1468-2753.

(2016) Special Issue: War/Game: Studying Relations Between Violent Conflict, Games, and Play (co-edited with Holger Pötzsch), Game Studies, Vol. 16, No. 2, December. ISSN: 16047982.

(2011) Supplement: War on Terror by Other Means: The Media Industries after 9/11 (co-edited with Graham Barnfield), Reconstruction, Vol. 11, No. 4, December. ISSN: 15474348.

(2011) Special Issue: The War on Terror in News and Popular Culture (co-edited with Graham Barnfield), Journal of War & Culture Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, September. ISSN: 17526272.

Journal Articles

(2018) When frames collide: ‘Ethnic war’ and ‘genocide’, Media, War and Conflict, Vol. 11, No. 4,  December, pp.434—45. ISSN: 1750-6352.

(2017) From computer-assisted to data-driven: Journalism and Big Data, Journalism, Vol. 18, No. 4, ISSN: 1464-8849.

(2014) Bridging the Political Deficit: Loss, Morality, and Agency in Films Addressing Climate Change (co-authored with Hugh Ortega Breton), Communication, Culture & Critique, Vol. 7, No. 3. ISSN: 17539129.

(2011) The Truth About Journalism (with Andrew Calcutt), Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, Vol. 8, Nos. 1/2, March, pp. 8—13. ISSN: 17420105.

(2011) Simulation and Dissimulation, Journal of War & Culture Studies, Vol. 3, No. 3, January, pp.305—18. ISSN: 17526272.

(2003) The Media War on Terrorism, Journal of Crime, Conflict and the Media, Vol. 1, No. 1, December, pp. 23—36. ISSN: 1741-1580.

(2000) Reporting ‘Humanitarian’ Warfare: Propaganda, Moralism and Nato’s Kosovo War, Journalism Studies, Vol. 1, No. 3, July, pp. 365—86. ISSN: 1461-670X.

(2000) ‘Good versus Evil’ After the Cold War: Kosovo and the Moralisation of War Reporting, Javnost/The Public (Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture), Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 19—37. ISSN: 1318-3222.

(2000) Media, Language Policy and Cultural Change in Tatarstan: Historic vs. Pragmatic Claims to Nationhood (with Howard Davis and Lilia Nizamova), Nations and Nationalism, Vol. 6, No. 2, April, pp. 203—26. ISSN: 1354-5078.

(1999) The Mystification of Culture: Western Perceptions of Japan, Gazette, Vol. 61, Nos. 3/4, July, pp. 311—25. ISSN: 0016-5492.

(1998) Changing Identities and Practices in Post-Soviet Journalism: The Case of Tatarstan (with Howard Davis and Lilia Nizamova), European Journal of Communication, Vol. 13, No. 1, March, pp. 77—97. ISSN: 0267-3231.

Reviews and Review Essays

(2020) Review of Phil Mullan, ‘Beyond Confrontation: Globalists, Nationalists and their Discontents’, Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Online First: 1 September. ISSN 1674-0750.

(2015) From Post-Marxism to Post-Liberalism (Contribution to a review symposium on Resilience), European Political Science, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 54—6. ISSN: 1680-4333.

(2012) Review of Piers Robinson, Peter Goddard, Katy Parry and Craig Murray with Philip M. Taylor, ‘Pockets of Resistance: British news media, war and theory in the 2003 invasion of Iraq’, Media, War and Conflict, Vol. 5, No. 2, August, pp.191—2. ISSN: 1750-6352.

(2012) Review of Richard Keeble, John Tulloch and Florian Zollmann (eds.) ‘Peace Journalism, War and Conflict Resolution’, Journalism Practice, Vol.6, No. 2, March, pp. 285—6. ISSN: 1751-2786.

(2010) Review of Donald Matheson and Stuart Allan, ‘Digital War Reporting’, Journalism Practice, Vol. 4, No. 4, December, pp.540—1. ISSN: 1751-2786.

(2010) Review of Barry Richards, ‘Emotional Governance: Politics, Media and Terror’, and response to author’s reply, Media, War and Conflict, Vol. 3, No. 1, April, pp.107—12. ISSN: 1750-6352.

(2010) Review of Anthony R. DiMaggio, ‘Mass Media, Mass Propaganda: Examining American News in the “War on Terror”’, Journalism: Theory Practice & Criticism, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 125—6. ISSN: 1741-3001.

(2008) Review of ‘War Made Easy’ (documentary film), War and Media Network, February.

(2005) Propaganda: The Good, the Bad and the Entertaining (Review Essay), Ethnopolitics, Vol. 4, No. 2, September, pp. 329—35. ISSN: 1744-9057.

(2005) Review of Raju G. C. Thomas (ed.) ‘Yugoslavia Unraveled’, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 417—20. ISSN: 1353-7113.

(2004) Review of Mark D. Alleyne, ‘Global Lies? Propaganda, the UN and World Order’, Global Review of Ethnopolitics, Vol. 3, No. 3/4, pp. 88—9. ISSN: 1471-8804.

(2003) Do Mention the War: 9/11 and After (Review Essay), Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 557—59. ISSN: 0163-4437.

(2003) Making War and Peace (Review Essay), Contemporary Politics, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 83—90. ISSN: 1356-9775.

(2001) Review of Marsha Kinder (ed.) ‘Kids’ Media Culture’, Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 432—34.

(2000) Lessons of the First Draft of History (Review Essay), Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 847—51.

(1999) Review of Cecilia von Felitzen and Ulla Carlsson (eds.) ‘Children and Media: Image, Education, Participation’, Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 821—22.

(1999) Review of Tim Allen and Jean Seaton (eds.) ‘The Media of Conflict: War Reporting and Representations of Ethnic Violence’, Media, Culture and Society, Vol. 21, No. 6, pp. 822—25.