Ed Bracho-Polanco is Lecturer in Journalism and Media at the University of Westminster. He is a member of the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) and of the Media Diversity Institute. He has been involved in Higher Education and in curricula development in the areas of media and politics, journalistic practice, media and diversity, and research methods for 10 years. He has consolidated ample experience as a tri-media journalist, editor, creative writer, and media consultant in Europe and Latin America. His areas of interest and research include media and democracy, political communication, media diversity and popular cultural, sociology of journalism and of literature.