University of Sheffield
Dani Madrid-Morales is a Lecturer in Journalism and Global Communication at the Department of Journalism Studies, The University of Sheffield. Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor at the Valenti School of Communication, University of Houston, and a Hong Kong PhD Fellow, at City University of Hong Kong. He studies global political communication, with a focus on the impact of new digital technologies on the production of State-sponsored news, global public opinion, and misinformation in the Global South, particularly in Kenya and South Africa. His most recent co-edited book is Disinformation in the Global South (Wiley). He is one of the curators of http://disinfoafrica.org, and regularly takes part in public communication activities to raise awareness on issues related to information manipulation activities. He holds a PhD in Media and Communication from City University of Hong Kong and MA degrees in International Relations from Free University of Berlin, and in East Asian Studies from Autonomous University of Barcelona. Before pursuing an academic career, he worked as a broadcast journalist covering world affairs in Spain.