Dr Steven Harkins

Lecturer

Communications, Media and Culture Department of Journalism Studies, Pathfoot Building, Room A20a University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland UK

Dr Steven Harkins

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About me

About me

Professional membership

Fellow HEA
Higher Education Academy


Research

Steven's research interests sit at the intersection between journalism studies, political communication and social theory. His most recent research examined news framing of poverty and inequality.

Outputs (14)

Outputs

Book Chapter

Harkins S & Lugo-Ocando J (2017) How Malthusian ideology crept into the newsroom: British tabloids and the coverage of the ‘underclass’. In: Kelsey D, Mueller F, Whittle A & KhosraviNik M (eds.) The Discourse of Financial Crisis and Austerity: Critical analyses of business and economics across disciplines. London: Routledge, pp. 78-93. https://www.routledge.com/The-Discourse-of-Financial-Crisis-and-Austerity-Critical-analyses-of-business/Kelsey-Mueller-Whittle-KhosraviNik/p/book/9780367220495

Book Chapter

Lugo-Ocando J & Harkins S (2015) The poverty of ideas in the newsroom. In: Blaming the Victim: How Global Journalism Fails Those in Poverty. London: Pluto Press, pp. 36-59. https://www.plutobooks.com/9781783712274/blaming-the-victim/

Other

Harkins S (2015) One nation and two messages: how Scotland has become a problem for British journalists and the Labour Party. Jackson D (Editor) & Thorsen E (Editor) Political Studies Association. UK Election Analysis 20150: Media, Voters and the Campaign. Early reflections from leading UK academics. Political Studies Association. https://www.psa.ac.uk/sites/default/files/page-files/UK%20Election%20Analysis%202015%20-%20Jackson%20and%20Thorsen%20v1.pdf

Commentary

Harkins S & Miller D (2015) Rapid Response to Is the obesity epidemic exaggerated? Yes. Commentary on: Basham P, Luik J. Is the obesity epidemic exaggerated? Yes BMJ 2008; 336 :244 doi:10.1136/bmj.39458.480764.AD. BMJ. https://www.bmj.com/content/336/7638/244/rr

Teaching

Teaching

Module Coordinator: JOUU9X1 Introduction to Journalism Studies

Module Coordinator: JOUPP03 Investigative Research

Lecturer: JOUU9X2 Ethical Issues in Journalism

Lecturer: JOUU9J5 Contemporary Journalism Practice

Lecturer: JOUPP02 International Journalism

Lecturer: JOUPPDP Investigative Research Project