Decade 2010s

Interview with Angela Phillips


Professor of journalism Angela Phillips talks about the importance of photojournalism and shares insight on how journalism is all about timing. She sees the smartphone as an enabler however disagrees with the idea that ‘citizen journalism’ is a form of journalism. 

Angela Phillips currently teaches journalism at Goldsmiths University in the United Kingdom. She was a journalist for over 40 years, training initially as a photographer, and working for several years as a photojournalist before moving into print for national newspapers and magazines with occasional ventures into TV and radio. Her research interests cover news audiences’ democracy and journalism, ethics, working practices, the changing audience for news, and changing news consumption behavior. She has worked with the Goldsmiths’ Leverhulme Media Research Centre and was one of the founders of the Media Reform Coalition.