Professor David Deacon
Professor of Communication and Media Analysis, Loughborough University London
Areas of expertise
Journalism, News Production , Public Relations, Communication and media theory and methods , Political Communication, Media History, Producing the News, Communication and Citizenship, Researching Communications, Critical Viewings
David has written widely on theoretical and methodological issues relating to Communication and Media studies, conducted several major studies into journalism and public relations, had a central role in all of the media election investigations conducted by the Loughborough Communication Research Centre since 1992, argued the need for historical perspective in analysing the dynamics of media production and consumption, and argued the need for historical perspective in analysing the dynamics of media production and consumption.