Ms Sadie Clifford - BSc Hons.(Bradford), MA Hons.(Staffordshire)
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 79414
Location: Room 0.36B, Bute Building
Lead Research Assistant - Constructing Communities in "cosmopolitan" South-East Wales Research Project
Sadie Clifford has worked at Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies since 2003 on a variety of externally-funded research contracts. Funders have included the BBC, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, OXFAM and the Welsh Assembly Government. Sadie also carries out consultancy work for the Media Diversity Institute.
Sadie has researched a number of topics, including the role of embedded journalists in the Iraq War, post-conflict journalism in the South Caucasus, theories of community cohesion and social capital, and ideas around the production of meanings of genomics. She has undertaken a series of focus groups with refugees and asylum seekers across Wales, as well as focus groups with migrants and settlers of different social classes, religions and ethnic groups in Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil.
She is completing her PhD thesis, entitled ‘Narratives of Criminal Women in the Daily Express since 1900’ which will be submitted in January 2008.
Clifford, Sadie and Moore, Kerry (Forthcoming 2007/8) ‘The gendered use of the media by asylum seekers in Britain’ Gender and Development Journal
Clifford, Sadie (Forthcoming, probably Issue 88 2008) ‘Women Making News by Michelle Tusan’ Feminist Review
Clifford, Sadie (Forthcoming, probably Issue 88 2008) ‘Women and Journalism’ by Deborah Chambers, Linda Steiner and Carole Fleming’ Feminist Review
Clifford, Sadie (2007) ‘The Limits of Free Expression, Speech, Media and Ethics by Raphael Cohen-Almagor Media, Culture & Society Vol. 29, No 5, pp. 517 - 518.
Clifford, Sadie (June 2007) ‘Making Journalists by Hugo de Burgh’ Journalism Practice Vol 1, No. 1, pp.135-136.
Clifford, Sadie and Chekar, Choon Key (2006) ‘Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea, Journeys of Hope by Youna Kim’ Feminist Media Studies Vol 6, No. 4, pp. 559-561
Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies Research Team (Forthcoming 2007/8) Constructing Community in Cosmopolitan South-East Wales JOSEPH ROWNTREE FOUNDATION
Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies Research Team (Forthcoming 2007/8) The Representation of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the British Media OXFAM
Threadgold, Terry and Clifford, Sadie (2005) Focus Groups with Refugees: Report to the Welsh Refugee Council WELSH ASSEMBLY GOVERNMENT
Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies Research Team. (2006) Too Close for Comfort? The Role of Embedded Reporting During the 2003 Iraq War BBC
Sadie has also taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level, at a variety of higher education institutions; mostly at the University of Sheffield but also Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, the University of Central England in Birmingham and Liverpool John Moores University.