Department of Journalism
Daniel Lee has worked as a print and web writer and editor for The Guardian, The Times, Time Out, the New Statesman, Channel 4 and other organisations since 1989. His writing includes several non-fiction and fiction books, including a children's novel, Finding Dad (illustrated by Korky Paul, launched at the Hay Festival and later performed by Michael Palin for an audio CD). He has appeared on Sky News and BBC Radio discussions and helped launch a number of publications. Qualified as a solicitor as well as a journalist, he has also practised as a lawyer.
He leads part of the Journalism and Contemporary History degree at City University London and lectures on several other courses. In addition to his work at the University, he is a consultant to a number of UK and international organisations, including government, charitable and private bodies, and runs professional writing, creative writing, media law and ethics courses for post-graduate students and media practitioners.
His other work includes being a member of the NCTJ Journalism Diversity Fund panel and the editor of a guide to teaching European journalism, funded by the European Commission's Programme Europe for Citizens. He continues to contribute to various print, web and broadcast projects.
Areas of research interest include: convergence and media history; story telling, media trust and persuasion; social history and biography; outsiders and the media; justice and journalism; and media law and ethics.
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