Professor Stephen Cushion

Professor Stephen Cushion

Total 13 Posts
  • Cardiff, Wales.
Chair Professor at Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

News UK TV and GB News: New channels stoke fears of more partisan journalism.

5 min read
Research shows broadcast journalism is already becoming more partisan. If standards in accuracy and impartiality are not robustly regulated, Fox-style journalism could soon become an accepted norm of the UK’s broadcast ecology.

How left-wing media sites have changed their coverage of the Labour Party under Keir Starmer.

5 min read
A host of alternative media outlets sprang up during Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. But they are not fans of his replacement.

Coronavirus – Fake news less of a problem than confusing government messages.

6 min read
Cardiff University’s news diary study during the pandemic found the public were confused about a number of issues and became more critical of the UK government.

People have been switching off from coronavirus news – But the Dominic Cummings story cut through.

5 min read
COVID-19 ‘news fatigue’ had set in with the UK public, but then the prime minister’s chief advisor changed all that.

Different lockdown rules in the four nations are confusing the public.

5 min read
Researchers find widespread confusion in the UK population about the different lockdown rules, which is partly attributable to national newspaper coverage but also to bad UK Government communication.

Coronavirus: Public confused and suspicious over government’s death toll information.

5 min read
Most people believe the government was wrong to stop publishing international comparisons of COVID-19 death tolls at daily briefings. Many saw this as an attempt to cover up just how badly the UK has handled the pandemic.

Coronavirus: People want media to ramp up factchecking and question dubious claims.

5 min read
Public doubts over some government information have led to calls for more active factchecking of claims.
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