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Professor of Journalism, Goldsmiths, University of London

Angela Phillips teaches at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is the author of: Journalism in Context (2014), Routledge, co-author of Changing Journalism (2011), Routledge and the author of Good Writing for Journalists (2007) Sage. She launched a local, multi-media, news website that is run by Goldsmiths journalism students and has a significant local audience. She has been a journalist for over thirty years, starting in the alternative press of the 1970s and moving on to work for national newspapers, magazines, television and radio. She trained initially as a photographer and worked for several years as a photojournalist before moving into print and online media. More recently, she has moved into the arena of journalism research, working with the Goldsmiths Leverhulme Media Research Centre. She is also the chair of the Ethics Committee of the Coordinating Committee for Media Reform and gave evidence to the Leveson enquiry into the press.


  • 1994–2014
    Professor, Goldsmiths, University of London


  • 2014
    Journalism in Context, Routledge
  • 2011
    Changing Journalism, Routledge
  • 2007
    Good writing for Journalists, Sage