The Media and Politics Group (MPG) aims to act as a forum for discussion between a wide variety of academics with interests in the study of media policy, journalism, political communications, new information technologies and other topics.

The Group always contributes a stream of panels to the PSA annual conference, as well as running its own successful annual conference.

The Group convenors are Dr Jen BirksProfessor Alec Charles, Dr James DennisDr Emily Harmer, and Dr Katy Parry.

The next MPG Annual Conference will be held in December 2019 at the University of Leeds. The call for papers can be downloaded here.

You can request lifetime membership of the MPG through the PSA website. If you are a PSA member then membership of the MPG is free.

For the latest updates, follow the PSA Media and Politics Group on Twitter: @psampg.

Specialist Groups Convenors: 
Role Name Institution Email
Convenor Jen Birks University of Nottingham jennifer.birks@nottingham.ac.uk
Convenor Alec Charles University of Winchester alec1968@hotmail.com
Convenor James Dennis University of Portsmouth James.dennis@port.ac.uk
Convenor Emily Harmer University of Liverpool e.harmer@liverpool.ac.uk
Convenor Katy Parry University of Leeds k.j.parry@leeds.ac.uk