Dr Stephen Cushion is a Senior Lecturer and Director of MA Political Communication at Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.
Cushion, Stephen, Hugh Rodger and Lewis, Rachel (Under peer review) ‘Comparing levels of mediatization in television journalism: An analysis of political reporting on US and UK evening news bulletins’
Cushion, Stephen, Aalberg, Toril and Thomas, Richard (2013) ‘Towards a rolling news logic in fixed time bulletins? A comparative analysis of journalistic interventions in the US, UK and Norway’ in The European Journal of Communication
Blumler, Jay and Cushion, Stephen (2014) ‘Normative Perspectives On Journalism Studies: Stock-Taking and Future Directions’ in Journalism: Theory Practice and Criticism
Cushion, Stephen and Thomas, Richard (2013) ‘The Mediatization of Politics: Interpreting the Value of Live versus Edited Journalistic Interventions in U.K. Television News Bulletins’ InInternational Journal of Press/Politics, Vol.18 (3): 360-380
Cushion, Stephen (2012) The Democratic Value of News: Why Public Service Media Matters. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Cushion, Stephen (2012) Television Journalism. London: Sage
2013: CUROP £2,720 funding
2012: CUROP £1,360 funding
2007-2008: Funding for a BBC Trust project on reporting devolution in the four regions.
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 currently an External examiner for:
The undergraduate BA in Broadcast Journalism at the Institute of Communication Studies at the University of Leeds.
The Masters programme in Political and Public Communication at Dublin City University.