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Professor of Media and Political Discourse, De Montfort University

Stuart Price is Professor of Media and Political Discourse, Director of the Media Discourse Centre, Editor of 'Journalism, Power and Investigation' (Routledge, 2019), author of 'Corbyn and the Media' (Routledge, forthcoming), co-Editor of the online, peer-reviewed, open-access Journal IJMD, co-Editor of the book series ‘Protest, Media and Culture’ and the author of a number of monographs, book chapters and articles on Media, Communication and Politics.

He is the editor, with Dr Ruth Sanz Sabido of two recent collections: 'Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent' (2015) and 'Sites of Protest' (2016), and (again with Sanz Sabido) of two Special Journal Issues on, respectively, Discourse and Protest, and the Spanish Civil War.

Besides an analysis of the strategic uses of security events (which appeared in 'Worst-Case Scenario?' (2011, Zed Books)) Stuart’s research interests include investigative journalism, conceptions of state power, masculinity and film, news discourses, and the Catalan crisis (see his chapter on this subject and ‘working-class intransigence’ in 'Working-Class Resistance', edited by Fishwick and Connolly, 2019).

Other published work includes 'Brute Reality', a study of the war on terror (Pluto Press, 2010), and 'Discourse Power Address', a study of ideology and public rhetoric (Ashgate, 2007, and Routledge, 2017). 'Popular Media and Communication', a collection of papers edited with Professor Karen Ross of Northumbria University, appeared in 2008.

Stuart’s other publications include 'Communication Studies' (1996, Longman), the 'A-Z Media and Communication Handbook' (1997, Hodder and Stoughton) and the first comprehensive student textbook in the field, 'Media Studies' (1993/98, Longman).

Stuart is a member of the Meccsa Social Movements Network, and the Media Communication and Cultural Studies Association. He teaches Media Discourse (Events), Global Dissent, and contributes to the postgraduate Investigative Journalism MA.


  • –present
    Professor of Media and Political Discourse, De Montfort University