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Dr Vera Slavtcheva-Petkova BA (AUBG), MA (UEA), PhD (Loughborough University)

Senior Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies Communication and Media

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. Russia's Liberal Media: Handcuffed But Free (Book - 2018)
    2. Global Journalism: An Introduction (Book - 2018)

    2021

    Worlding Journalism (Chapter)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2021). Worlding Journalism. In J. R. Di Leo, & C. Moraru (Eds.), The Bloomsbury Handbook of World Theory. London/New York/Oxford/New Delhi/Sydney: Bloomsbury Academic.

    2020

    Local journalism in Bulgaria: Trends from the Worlds of Journalism Study (Chapter)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2020). Local journalism in Bulgaria: Trends from the Worlds of Journalism Study. In A. Gulyas, & D. Baines (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Local Media and Journalism (pp. 288-299). London and New York: Routledge.

    Eritrea (Chapter)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2020). Eritrea. In D. Merskin (Ed.), The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society. 9781483375533: SAGE.

    2019

    Fighting Putin and the Kremlin’s grip in neo-authoritarian Russia: The experience of liberal journalists (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2019). Fighting Putin and the Kremlin’s grip in neo-authoritarian Russia: The experience of liberal journalists. Journalism, 20(11), 1530-1546. doi:10.1177/1464884917708061

    DOI: 10.1177/1464884917708061

    2018

    Global Journalism: An Introduction (Book)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V., & Bromley, M. (2018). Global Journalism: An Introduction. Palgrave.

    “Post-Truth” Politics, Journalistic Corruption and the Process of Self-Othering: The case of Bulgaria (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2018). “Post-Truth” Politics, Journalistic Corruption and the Process of Self-Othering: The case of Bulgaria. Journalism Studies. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2018.1500869

    DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2018.1500869

    Russia's Liberal Media: Handcuffed But Free (Book)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2018). Russia's Liberal Media: Handcuffed But Free. London and New York: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315300191

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315300191

    2017

    Journalists in Bulgaria (Report)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2017). Journalists in Bulgaria.

    The British local and regional press after Leveson (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2017). The British local and regional press after Leveson. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, 6(1), 11-15. doi:10.1386/ajms.6.1.11_1

    DOI: 10.1386/ajms.6.1.11_1

    2016

    Are Newspapers’ Online Discussion Boards Democratic Tools or Conspiracy Theories’ Engines? A Case Study on an Eastern European “Media War” (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2016). Are Newspapers’ Online Discussion Boards Democratic Tools or Conspiracy Theories’ Engines? A Case Study on an Eastern European “Media War”. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 93(4), 1115-1134. doi:10.1177/1077699015610880

    DOI: 10.1177/1077699015610880

    Children and the Internet House of Lords parliamentary inquiry - Written evidence (CHI0054) (Report)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. Y. (2016). Children and the Internet House of Lords parliamentary inquiry - Written evidence (CHI0054) (CHI0054).

    "We Are Not Fools": Online News Commentators' Perceptions of Real and Ideal Journalism (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2016). "We Are Not Fools": Online News Commentators' Perceptions of Real and Ideal Journalism. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 21(1), 68-87. doi:10.1177/1940161215612203

    DOI: 10.1177/1940161215612203

    2015

    Towards a Sociology of the EU (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2015). Towards a Sociology of the EU. Young, 23(3), 222-239. doi:10.1177/1103308815584878

    DOI: 10.1177/1103308815584878

    Evidence on the extent of harms experienced by children as a result of online risks: implications for policy and research (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V., Nash, V. J., & Bulger, M. (2015). Evidence on the extent of harms experienced by children as a result of online risks: implications for policy and research. Information, Communication & Society, 18(1), 48-62. doi:10.1080/1369118x.2014.934387

    DOI: 10.1080/1369118x.2014.934387

    2014

    Rethinking banal nationalism: Banal Americanism, Europeanism, and the missing link between media representations and identities (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. Y. (2014). Rethinking banal nationalism: Banal Americanism, Europeanism, and the missing link between media representations and identities. International Journal of Communication, 8, 43-61. Retrieved from https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/2201

    2013

    Europe – a default or a dream? European identity formation among Bulgarian and English children (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V., & Mihelj, S. (2013). Europe – a default or a dream? European identity formation among Bulgarian and English children. Ethnicities, 13(5), 565-583. doi:10.1177/1468796812465722

    DOI: 10.1177/1468796812465722

    “I'm from Europe, but I'm Not European” (Journal article)

    Slavtcheva-Petkova, V. (2013). “I'm from Europe, but I'm Not European”. Journal of Children and Media, 7(3), 349-365. doi:10.1080/17482798.2012.740416

    DOI: 10.1080/17482798.2012.740416