Cristina Archetti

Professor in Political Communication and Journalism, University of Oslo

Cristina Archetti is Professor in Political Communication and Journalism. She is author, among other works, of Understanding Terrorism in the Age of Global Media: A Communication Approach (Palgrave, 2012), Explaining News: National Politics and Journalistic Cultures in Global Context (Palgrave, 2010) and won the 2008 Denis McQuail Award for Innovating Communication Theory.

Her research interests are multidisciplinary and cover:

• Political Communication: The relationship between political leaders and journalists; the visual aspects of political campaigning; spin and media management; the impact of new communication technologies on diplomatic practice
• Journalism: International news; journalistic practices in different countries and urban ecologies; foreign correspondence in the 21st century
•Security: The role of the media in conflict, particularly in the phenomenon of international terrorism and extremism

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Professor in Political Communication and Journalism, University of Oslo
  • 2014–2015
    Senior Lecturer in Politics and Media, University of Salford