Grants and Publications

Grants by members

British Academy Small Research Grant 2011 Round awarded to Dr Ola Ogunyemi for the project titled ‘”Bridging the gulf between mainstream and diasporic public spheres: An analysis of Channel 4’s digital project”. Project starts December 2011 and ends August 2012.


Publications by members

Müller, Daniel (2010) Festschrift für Horst Pöttker (Journalism and the public sphere. A profession and its assignment in society. Festschrift for Horst Pöttker). Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, pp. 211 – 229.

Bailey, O. (2015) Diasporic Media in Multicultural Societies in C. Atton (ed) The Routledge Companion to Alternative and Community Media. London: Routledge. 8

Bashri, M. M. (2017) Online Communities, Conflict, and Diaspora: The Case of South Sudanese Women. In Ola Ogunyemi (Ed.) Media, Diaspora and Conflict, pp. 223 – 234. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bashri, M. M. (2014) Use of information communication technologies and mobilisation in the age of parallel media, an emerging Fifth Estate? Case study of Nafeer’s flood campaign in Sudan. Ecquid Novi-African Journalism Studies 35 (2), 77-93.

Halperin, A. (2015) The use of new media by the UK’s Palestinian diaspora. In Ola Ogunyemi (ed.) Journalism, Audiences and Diaspora, pp. 218 – 234. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hickerson, A. & Gustafson, K. (2014). Revisiting the Immigrant Press. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 17(8): 943-960.   doi: 10.1177/1464884914542742

Hickerson, A. (2013). Media use and transnational civic and political participation: a case study of Mexicans in the USA. Global Networks, 13(2), pp. 143-163.

Mpofu, S. (2015) Transnational public spheres and deliberative politics in Zimbabwe: An analysis of NewZimbabwe. In Ola Ogunyemi (ed.) Journalism, Audiences and Diaspora, pp. 34 – 52. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mpofu, S. (2017) Diasporic new media and conversations on conflict: A case of Zimbabwe Genocide debates. In Ola Ogunyemi (Ed.) Media, Diaspora and Conflict, pp. 205 – 222. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Nessi, L. and Bailey, O. (2017) Diasporas and digital racism: Mexicans racial discourses and social distinctions on social networking sites, in: R. Tsagarousianou and J. Retis (eds) Handbook of Diasporas, Media and Culture, Wiley Press.

Ogunyemi, O. (2018) Editorial. Introduction: Mediating identity and conflict through diasporic media. Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture, 9:1, pp. 3 – 12.

Ogunyemi, O. (2018) Mediating identity crisis: A discourse analysis of conflict reporting in the African diasporic press in the UK. Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture, 9:1, pp. 107 – 122.

Ogunyemi, O. (2018) The outsiders looking in! EU and diaspora journalists’ reflections on journalistic roles in the British press coverage of EU Referendum. Central European Journal of Communication, Vol. 11, No.1 (20): 39 – 55.

Ogunyemi, Ola. (2018). “Diasporic News and Journalism.” In Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.800

Ogunyemi, O. (Ed.) (2017) Media, Diaspora and Conflict. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ogunyemi, O. (2017) Representing Conflict: Gatekeeping Practices and Framing Devices of African Diasporic Press. In Media, Diaspora and Conflict, pp. 137 – 152. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ogunyemi, O. (2016) The image of Africa from the perspectives of the African diasporic press in the UK. In Bunce, M., Franks, S., and Paterson, C. Africa’s Image in the 21st Century. Routledge.

Ogunyemi, O. (2015) Public service from the margins: a case study of diasporic media in the UK. In Media, Margins and Civic Agency, Chapter: 8, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Editors: Thorsen, Jackson, Savigny, Alexander, pp.116 – 130. For more info visit

Ogunyemi, O. (ed.) (2015) Journalism, Audiences and Diaspora.. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ogunyemi, O. (2014) The impact of ethnocentric news values on the framing of Africa: a case study of African diasporic press in the United Kingdom. Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, 35 (1). pp. 9-24. ISSN 0256-0054. Pls click to access

Ogunyemi, O. (2013) Challenges and prospects of delivering a diversity of public service content online: A case study of Channel 4 News Online. Central European Journal of Communication, Volume 6, No 2 (11), pp. 234 – 248, Fall.

Ogunyemi, O. (2012) What Newspapers, Films, and Television do Africans Living in Britain See and Read? The Media of the African Diaspora. New York: The Edwin Mellen Press.

Ogunyemi, O. (2012) Sourcing and representation routines at the black African press in the UK. In: Isabelle Rigoni and Eugenie Saitta (Eds.) Mediating cultural diversity in a globalised public space. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 153 – 168.

Ogunyemi, O.  (2011) Representation of Africa online: sourcing practice and frames of reference,  Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 42, Issue 3, April, pp. 457 – 478. DOI 10.1177/0021934710378747

Oyeleye, A. (2011) Journalism education, pan-Africanism and the quest for Africa’s modernity, African Communication Research, Vol. 4, No.1.

Oiarzabal, P. J. (2013) The Basque Diaspora Webscape: Identity, Nation and Homeland, 1990s-2010s. Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada. ISBN: 978-1-935709-41-1, paperback, 272 pages, illustrations.

Osman, I. (2017) Connected to Conflict; the precariousness of working in the Somali Media. In Ola Ogunyemi (Ed.) Media, Diaspora and Conflict, pp. 105 – 118. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Osman, I. (2017) Media, Diaspora and the Somali Conflict. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Silverman, J. (2017) Foreword. In Ola Ogunyemi (Ed.) Media, Diaspora and Conflict, pp. v – xi. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Willems, W.  (2011) ‘Powerful centre’ versus ‘powerless periphery’? Postcolonial encounters, global media and nationalism in the ‘Zimbabwe crisis’. In S. Ndlovu-Gatsheni and J. Muzondidya (Eds.) Redemptive or grotesque nationalism? Rethinking contemporary politics in Zimbabwe. Oxford: Peter Lang.

Willems, W. and W. Mano (2010). Debating “Zimbabweanness” in diasporic internet forums: technologies of freedom?. In: J. McGregor and R. Primorac (eds.), Zimbabwe’s new diaspora: displacement and the cultural politics of survival. Oxford: Berghahn Publishers.

Winston, B. (2011) The last refuge of a scoundrel: Propaganda in eine Kulture, die Progaganda abelhnt in Die Kamera als Waffe: Propagandabilder des Zweiten Weltkrieges (Rainer Rother & Judith Prolasky eds). Munich: text Kritik (Richard Boorberg Verlag).

Winston, B. (2011) Keynote: Is there any such thing as truth in visual anthropology? In Allakariallak’s Gaze: the values and limitations of the preserved archival image. What is edocumentary value and at what cost is it bought? Royal Anthropological Institution. British Library. Whose film is it anyway? BLCC Foyle Learning Centre.

Zollmann, Florian (2012) John Pilger’s “Youth in Action” series as an example of literary journalism. In R. Keeble and J. Tulloch (Eds.) Global Literary Journalism. New York: Peter Lang.