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Lily Canter

Dr Lily Canter

Principal Lecturer and Subject Group Leader for Journalism


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.

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