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Dr Giuliana Tiripelli

Job: Senior Lecturer in Digital Journalism and Media Discourse

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: Leicester Media School

Research group(s): Media Discourse Centre

Address: De Montfort University, Leicester LE1 9BH

T: 0116 257 7896

E: giuliana.tiripelli@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://about.me/giulianatiripelli

Social Media: https://twitter.com/iulikravitz

 

Personal profile

Giuliana is Senior Lecturer in Digital Journalism and Media Discourse at De Montfort University. Between 2015-2018, Giuliana worked at the University of Sheffield. She was a lecturer and teacher in Digital Society at the Department of Sociological Studies in 2015-2016 and 2017-2018, and in 2017 she worked on digital communication in crisis situations as Research Associate of the Information School. Giuliana taught Sociology and Media at the University of Glasgow from 2009 to 2014, and she carried out her doctoral research at the Glasgow University Media Group.

Research group affiliations

Media Discourse Centre (MDC)

Publications and outputs

Meanings of Peace on Twitter: online interactions about Israel/Palestine – with Dr Goodman (Psychology, DMU). Developing the analysis with RA. Current.

Improving media discourses about medical diets: representations of food allergies in British newspapers and medical blogs, and the role of technology in reshaping knowledge and experiences of medical dieting, in collaboration with Dr Ruta Formunaviciene (Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science/Immunology, De Montfort University) and Rhys Richardson, Chief Food Officer, Zess company. Current.

Enabling Students to decolonise change through Journalism Practice, with Dr Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu, lead member on the Decolonising DMU Project. Current.

Tiripelli G. (2021) The role of the Media in Times of Crisis, commissioned expert report for the Assembly of the Council of Europe, Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media. Presented at the official hearing on the 21th of May, 2021.

Tiripelli G. and Lynch J. (2022) Constructive Information Practices after Training: feasibility, aspects, and effects in Peace Journalism media production, in Lynch J. (ed.) Responsible Journalism in Conflicted Societies, Routledge (forthcoming).

Tiripelli G. (2022) The language of peace in conflict transformation: a critical analysis of the New York Times’ coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement and its role in the discursive context of the Oslo negotiations, in Chiluwa I. (ed.) Discourse, Media & Conflict, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Tiripelli G. (2016) Media and peace in the Middle East. The Role of Journalism in Israel-Palestine, for the series “Palgrave Studies in Compromise after Conflict”, Palgrave Macmillan, https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17795.

Tiripelli G. (2015): “Sociology of the media: towards an ideal journalistic practice” in Dawson, M., Fowler, B., Miller, D., and Smith, A. (eds.) Stretching the Sociological Imagination, Palgrave Macmillan, https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17796.

Happer C., McGuinness P., McNeill F., Tiripelli G. (2018) “Punishment, legitimacy and taste: The role and limits of mainstream and social media in constructing attitudes towards community sanctions”, Crime, Media, Culture, first published online, https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17805.

Berry M., Philo G., Tiripelli G., Docherty S., and Macpherson C. (2012) “Media coverage and public understanding of sentencing policy in relation to crimes against children”, Criminology and Criminal Justice 12(5) 567-591

Tiripelli G. (2018) “Interdisciplinarity, strategy, impact: how to be smarter than our politicians” The Peace Journalist 7(2) October.

Tiripelli G. (2016) “Turning Constraints into Opportunities” The Peace Journalist 5(1) April pp. 18-20.          

Tiripelli G. (2015) “A Strategy for Peace Journalism in Palestine” The Peace Journalist 4(2) October pp. 18-19.

Research interests/expertise

Giuliana's research examines the role of the media in social change processes. This research focuses on news media, digital media, normative models of journalism, and strategic communication for social change. This work aims to contribute to the analysis and reform of media's role in shaping discourses and practices during periods of social transformation and instability.

Areas of teaching

Journalism, Social Change, Media & Society, Research Methods, Digital Methods, Digital Media, Normative Models of Journalism, Strategic Communication, Sociology

Qualifications

PhD in Media Studies (Sociology), School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow.

BA (Hon) in Political Sciences, International Studies, University of Florence.

Membership of professional associations and societies

British Sociological Association

Projects

Current research:

Meanings of Peace on Twitter: online interactions about Israel/Palestine – with Dr Goodman (Psychology, DMU). Developing the analysis with RA.

Improving media discourses about medical diets: representations of food allergies in British newspapers and medical blogs, and the role of technology in reshaping knowledge and experiences of medical dieting, in collaboration with Dr Ruta Formunaviciene (Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science/Immunology, De Montfort University) and Rhys Richardson, Chief Food Officer, Zess company.

Enabling Students to decolonise change through Journalism Practice, with Dr Gurvinder Aujla-Sidhu, lead member on the Decolonising DMU Project.

CPD & training innovation:

2021-22: inaugurating the new module on Journalism for Change, for professional training dedicated to constructive practices of journalism for peace, justice, and UNSDG16. 

2021 Knowledge Engagement and Knowledge Transfer event, in collaboration with Dr Ruta Furmonaviciene, to discuss myths and facts of vaccination & the role of correct information in society, with journalism and biomedical students. Video and material produced: Vaccination Myths and Facts video.

2020 Seed Grant Sustainable DMU project: pilot training of constructive journalism & UNSDG16, with UG & PG journalism students, including guest workshop with John Harris (The Guardian)

 

Key articles information

Tiripelli G. and Lynch J. (2022) Constructive Information Practices after Training: feasibility, aspects, and effects in Peace Journalism media production, in Lynch J. (ed.) Responsible Journalism in Conflicted Societies, Routledge (forthcoming).

Tiripelli G. (2022) The language of peace in conflict transformation: a critical analysis of the New York Times’ coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement and its role in the discursive context of the Oslo negotiations, in Chiluwa I. (ed.) Discourse, Media & Conflict, Cambridge University Press (forthcoming).

Tiripelli G. (2016) Media and peace in the Middle East. The Role of Journalism in Israel-Palestine, for the series “Palgrave Studies in Compromise after Conflict”, Palgrave Macmillan, https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17795.

Tiripelli G. (2015): “Sociology of the media: towards an ideal journalistic practice” in Dawson, M., Fowler, B., Miller, D., and Smith, A. (eds.) Stretching the Sociological Imagination, Palgrave Macmillan, https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17796.

Happer C., McGuinness P., McNeill F., Tiripelli G. (2018) “Punishment, legitimacy and taste: The role and limits of mainstream and social media in constructing attitudes towards community sanctions”, Crime, Media, Culture, first published online, https://www.dora.dmu.ac.uk/handle/2086/17805.

Berry M., Philo G., Tiripelli G., Docherty S., and Macpherson C. (2012) “Media coverage and public understanding of sentencing policy in relation to crimes against children”, Criminology and Criminal Justice 12(5) 567-591

Tiripelli G. (2018) “Interdisciplinarity, strategy, impact: how to be smarter than our politicians” The Peace Journalist 7(2) October.

Tiripelli G. (2016) “Turning Constraints into Opportunities” The Peace Journalist 5(1) April pp. 18-20.          

Tiripelli G. (2015) “A Strategy for Peace Journalism in Palestine” The Peace Journalist 4(2) October pp. 18-19.

Consultancy work

Tiripelli G. (2021) The role of the Media in Times of Crisis, commissioned expert report for the Assembly of the Council of Europe, Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media. Presented at the official hearing on the 21th of May, 2021.

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