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Mr James Anthony

BA (Hons) PgDip MA (Cardiff)

Graduate Tutor

School of Journalism, Media and Culture


James Anthony is a PhD candidate at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC), researching cultural aspects of disinformation.

His research focuses on disinformation narratives in hybrid media environments, with a special interest in folkloric approaches to audience mediation of information disorder and the implications of AI.

He has taught at JOMEC at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He previously worked in London as a digital production journalist, social media strategy consultant, and social marketing editor. 

James has a BA (First Class Hons) in Journalism, Film and Broadcasting, a Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine Journalism, and a MA (Distinction) in Digital Media and Society, all from JOMEC. His Master's research examined the use of ideology and narrative in online COVID-19 disinformation and offline discourse. 

James received the Guardian's Student Journalist of the Year award for his editorships on Cardiff University's Gair Rhydd newspaper and Quench magazine in 2005, a historically successful year for the teams of both publications.


  • Introduction to the Creative Management of Social and Digital Media
  • Advertising and the Consumer Society

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