I am a freelance journalist, lecturer and journalism studies researcher. I am also responsible for managing the undergraduate and postgraduate journalism team at Sheffield Hallam University. I have experience as a newspaper, magazine and online journalist writing for The Guardian, The Telegraph, BBC News, The Huffington Post and the regional press.
My research interests include regional newspapers, hyperlocal media, digital journalism, social media and journalism education. I teach a range of academic and practical modules including digital journalism, feature writing, journalism issues and research methods.
BA Journalism MA Journalism MA Sports Journalism, MA International Journalism
CANTER, Lily (2017). Co-authoring a paper with your undergraduate student. Journalism Education, 6 (1), 36-39.
CANTER, Lily and BROOKES, Daniel (2016). Twitter as a flexible tool: how the job role of the journalist influences tweeting habits. Digital Journalism.
CANTER, Lily (2015). Chasing the accreditation dream : do employers value accredited journalism courses. Journalism Education : The Journal of the Association of Journalism Education, 4 (1), 40-52.
CANTER, Lily (2014). Personalised Tweeting: the emerging practices of journalists on Twitter. Digital Journalism, 3 (6), 888-907.
CANTER, Lily (2014). From traditional gatekeeper to professional verifier: how local newspaper journalists are adapting to change. Journalism Education : The Journal of the Association of Journalism Education, 3 (1), 102-119.
CANTER, Lily (2013). The source, the resource and the collaborator: the role of citizen journalism in local UK newspapers. Journalism theory practice and criticism, 14 (8), 1091-1109.
CANTER, Lily (2013). The interactive spectrum: The use of social media in UK regional newspapers. Convergence: The international journal of new media technologies, 19 (4), 472-495.
CANTER, Lily (2013). The misconception of online comment threads: content and control on local newspaper websites. Journalism Practice, 7 (5), 604-619.
External examiner, Leeds Trinity University
Festival Chair, Film Northants
Part of supervisory team for PhD candidate researching journalism ethics
Researcher and commentator on regional press and journalism education.
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