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Michael Munnik

Michael Munnik is Lecturer in Social Science Theories and Methods at Cardiff University. He works with the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, an interdisciplinary centre where he draws on his research interests in the sociology of media and religion to consider how Muslims in Britain engage with the news media. He got his PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2015. Prior to taking on postgraduate study, Michael worked as a broadcast journalist with CBC Radio in Ottawa, Canada. You can link to my work profile: And twitter: @michaelmunnik

  • Using Bourdieu to analyse journalist-source relations

    It’s easy to think of journalism as a product. The news is what we read, watch, or hear. A thing. A noun. Yet the classic ethnographic texts on journalism use verbs (or at least gerunds) in their titles: Putting ‘Reality’ Together (Schlesinger