Monday, 24 November 2008

Dr Andy Mullen

Andy Mullen is senior lecturer in politics at Northumbria University, and will be leading the workshop on analysing the mass media.
Andy is convenor of the Chomsky Study Group and a member of the editorial board of Fifth-Estate-Online, the International Journal of Radical Mass Media Criticism. He's also a co-founder of the Northumbria UCU equality sub-committee, was elected onto the National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Standing Committee of UCU and is a member of the LGBT Oral History Project.
Other research interests include international relations and international political economy, particularly the work of Noam Chomsky and Robert Cox, the geopolitics of hydrocarbons, media and communication, post-war British and US foreign policy and state terrorism. A number of his research projects, especially on homophobia and lesbian and gay issues in education and amongst young people can be found at
Andy's publications include Anti- and Pro- European Propaganda in Britain (Continuum), The British Left's Great Debate on Europe (Continuum).
Papers which may be of particular interest to people coming to Andy's workshop on the 29th include:
- Twenty years at the margins: The Herman-Chomsky Propaganda Model 1998-2008. Fifth-Estate-Online
- Twenty years of propaganda: a conference report. Fifth-Estate-Online
The Fifth-Estate-Online website include many other great articles on the subject of the mass media and propaganda, including a number by Edward S Herman.

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