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Stuart Allan

Cardiff University

Stuart Allan is Professor and Head of the School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) at Cardiff University, UK. He has published widely, with recent research exploring how visual journalism is evolving in online news and social media environments; the changing dynamics of war, conflict and crisis reporting; the future of public service broadcasting; and the convergence of citizen science and citizen journalism, with particular attention devoted to risk issues. He has held visiting professorships in several countries, been awarded extensive external funding for his research, serves on numerous editorial boards for peer-reviewed journals, and his work has been translated into several languages. He is the lead on Cardiff University’s “Arts, Culture and Public Service Broadcasting” workstrand within the AHRC- funded NESTA Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre, where projects include examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the cultural and creative industries.


Recent publications:


Carter, C., Steiner, L. and Allan, S. (2019) (eds) Journalism, Gender and Power. London and New York: Routledge.


Allan, S., Carter, C., Cushion, S., Dencik, L., Garcia-Blanco, I., Harris, J., Sambrook, R., Wahl-Jorgensen, K., and Williams, A. (2018) (eds) The Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities. London and New York: Routledge.


Allan, S. (ed) (2017) Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism: Co-operation, Collaboration and Connectivity. London and New York: Routledge.