Dr David Baines
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8569
- Address: Media and Cultural Studies
School of Arts and Cultures
2nd Floor, Armstrong Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
I lecture in journalism and the sociology of journalism and have worked for many years on daily newspapers.
I am researching the development of hyper-local journalisms; changes taking place in the way communities use journalism; ethnic diversity within the news industry workforce(s) - and the structure, regulation and political economy of the local and regional press.
I am also helping to lead the debate on the future of journalism education as the news industry undergoes radical transformations.
Roles and Responsibilities
Joint Degree Programme Director:
MA in International Multi-Media Journalism
PhD Newcastle University
MA Mass Communications, University of Leicester
Ba(Hons) Philosophy and English, University of Newcastle
Cert Ed (HE), University of Sunderland
CELTA, Newcastle College
Daily newpaper journalist
Visiting Lecturer in Journalism: University of Newcastle
Visiting Lecturer in Journalism: University of Sunderland
Board member: Institute for Communication Ethics
Member: National Union of Journalists' Professional Taining Committee
Secretary: Association for Journalism Education
Member: Editorial board, Journalism Education
Fellow: Higher Education Academy
Member: Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society
Widening ethnic diversity in the news industries.
'Hyper-local' journalism(s), the changing ways of doing journalism and shifts in communities' uses of journalism.
The political economy of the regional and lodal press in Britain
Hyper-local news: a study of changing rural news production and use in a ‘glocalized’ public sphere.
Britain's local press: discourses of public service and unacknowledged public subsidies and support
A recently-completed (September 2011) ESRC-funded Seminar Series on widening Ethinic Diversuty in the News Industry Workforce brought together academics; news industry employers; news industry unions; journalism educators and minority communities to explore and address issues of critical concern to the industry and to civil society. It continues to leven both domestic and global debates by engaging the expertise and insights of researchers from South Africa, the USA and Eastern and Western Europe. It has resulted in a special double edition of the journal Ethical Space: Race Matters: Widening Ethnic Diversity in Journalism. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Race-Matters-Widening-Diversity-Journalism/dp/1845495578
The 'hyper-local' model of journalism has developed recently across Eastern and Western Europe, Britain and the USA as journalism itself undergoes radical transformations in a number of directions. The success of this model in terms of reducing social exclusion and supporting community cohesion appears to be contingent on the ability of professional and 'citizen' journalists working collaboratively to deliver a new service - a new kind of journalism. An exploration of the factors which influence the processes and negotiations which support and maintain these collaborations will be of value to media institutions and to entrepreneurial journalists who are taking advantage of lower financial and technological thresholds to enter the industry.
COM3073 Research Dissertation: Researching Media Communication and Culture
COM3001 Magazine Publishing
COM8069 Multi-Media Journalism: Principles and Practice
COM8059 Media and Law
COM8061 Professional Sub-editing and Design
COM8163 News and journalism (contributor)
COM8299 Research Dissertation for MA Media and Journalism
COM8199 Research Dissertation for MA Media and Public Relations
- Choudhury B, Baines D. Champion league: mentors ease newcomers into the net. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics 2012, 9(2&3), 74-85.
- Baines D. Hyper-local learning: enhancing employability, sustaining professional practice. Journalism Education Today 2012, 1(1), 35-47.
- Baines D. Hyper-local news: A glue to hold rural communities together?. Local Economy 2012, 27(2), 152-166.
- Baines D. Reclaiming the Streets? An Academic Overview of Hyper-local Journalism. In: Mair, J., Fowler, N., Reeves, I, ed. What Do We Mean By Local? Grass Roots Journalism – its Death and Rebirth. Bury St Edmunds: Abramis Academic, 2012, pp.127-138.
- Stein J, Baines D. Myth-making on the business pages: local press and glocal crisis. Ethical Space 2012, 9(1), 52-60.
- Baines D. Hyper-local: glocalized rural news. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy 2010, 30(9/10), 581-592.
- Baines D, Kennedy C. An Education for Independence: Should entrepreneurial skills be an essential part of the journalist's toolbox?. Journalism Practice 2010, 4(1), 97-113.
- Baines D, Wall M. Challenging the newsroom paradigm: Four nation's journalism students interrogate global issues through social media. In: Hana Noor Al Deen, ed. Social media in the classroom. New York: Peter Lang, 2016. In Press.
- Baines D, Wyton F. Journalism education for conflict resolution: an examination of migrations in value from journalism’s products to its processes. Journalism Studies 2016. In Preparation.
- Baines D. Local journalism, melancholia and resistance to regulation. Journalism and Discourse Studies 2016. In Preparation.
- Chambers D, Baines D. A gift to the community? Public relations, public art and the news media. European Journal of Cultural Studies 2015, 18(6), 639-655.
- Baines D, Rajsekar P, van Kerkhoven M, Wall M. Pop-Up Newsroom: "we are where you are". Boston Mass: MIT, 2015. Available at: http://civicmediaproject.org/works/civic-media-project/pop-up-newsroom.
- Wall M, Baines D, Rajaram D. Pop-Up Newsroom as News Literacy: Covering poverty through a global reporting project. In: Sherri Hope Culver; Paulette Kerr, ed. Global Citizenship in a Digital World (Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Yearbook 2014). Gothenburg: The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media, 2014, pp.149-159.
- Wall M, Baines D, van Kerkhoven M. Pop-Up Newsrooms for Student Journalists: Teaching Networked Journalism. In: ECREA (European Communication Research and Education Association). 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
- Baines D, Kelsey D. Journalism education after Leveson: Ethics start where regulation ends. Ethical Space 2013, 10(1).
- Baines D, Kelsey D. Journalism Education after Leveson: Phronesis, Ideology and Dismantling the Cult of the Leader. In: World Journalism Education Congress 3. 2013, Mechelen, Belgium. In Preparation.
- Baines D, Li T. Students teaching in the community: Building employability and social sustainability. In: World Journalism Education Congress 3. 2013, Mechelen, Belgium.
- Baines D. Unacknowledged Subsidies and Democratic Deficits in Local News. In: Murechetz, P.C, ed. State Aid for Newspapers: Theories, Cases, Actions. Berlin: Springer, 2013. In Press.
- Baines D. United Kingdom: Subsidies and Democratic Deficits in Local News. In: Murechetz, PC, ed. State Aid for Newspapers: Theories, Cases, Actions. Berlin: Springer, 2013, pp.337-355.
- Baines D, Chambers D. Introduction: Widening ethnic Diversity in Journalism. In: Baines, D., Chambers, D, ed. Race Matters: Widening Ethnic Diversity in Journalism. Bury St Edmunds: Abramis, 2012, pp.11-22.
- Baines D, Chambers D, ed. Race Matters: Widening ethnic diversity in journalism. Bury St Edmunds: Abramis, 2012.