Dr Andrew Calcutt

Dr Andrew Calcutt teaches journalism at the University East London. He is editor of Proof: reading journalism and society; and co-author, with Dr Phil Hammond, of Journalism Studies: a critical introduction (Routledge).

July 2011

Hairy days for journalism

Instead of technology, neurology and nature, the following, brief episodes – flashes from the history of news – are intended to show that journalism has been socially determined; and so too is our capacity to change its centre of gravity. Revealing the real elements of compulsion can only make the case for concerted change more compelling.

November 2008

The accursed cultural theory, excess and the morbid imagination

Wilson sets the stage for a logical reconstruction of self loathing as it currently appears in the most advanced capitalist nation.

Culture Wars was included in creativetourists’ Top 25 UK Arts & Culture Blogs 2009.