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Neil Macfarlane

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Senior Lecturer in Online Journalism

I am a Lecturer in online journalism with specialisms in digital media, investigative journalism, and politics. I write for several publications including Private Eye magazine. I previously spent seven years as a reporter on regional newspapers including The Northern Echo and the Teesside Evening Gazette. I also worked as a leader writer and copy editor for The China Post in Taiwan.

Teaching and supervision

I lead modules covering digital journalism, investigative journalism, and public affairs across the suite of journalism courses.
I am programme leader for the Level 7 Senior Journalist Apprenticeship.

Research interests for potential research students

  • Investigative journalism
  • Digital journalism
  • Politics


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Conference or Workshop Item

Hall, Lee and Macfarlane, Neil (2018) The First Rule of Knight Lab. In: Creative Fuse Conference 2018, 10-11 Jul 2018, The Discovery Museum, Newcastle. (Unpublished)

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  • Politics – particularly Scottish politics
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Journalism
  • Investigative Journalism

Last updated 10 June 2024