Dr. Megan Knight


Megan Knight is senior lecturer in International Journalism in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom.

She is the author of Social Media for Journalists: Principles and Practice (Sage: 2013) and teaches interactive and data journalism, as well as theory and practice of news. She holds a PhD from University of Cenral Lancashire, an MA in Media Studies from Rhodes University in South Africa, and a BGS from Simon Fraser University, Canada.

She has worked extensively as a journalist and webmaster for news organizations ranging from alternative weeklies in Vancouver to the Daily Star, the Sunday Independent and the South African Broadcasting Corporation in Johannesburg.


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