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Professor John Mair

Visiting Professor


John Mair is a Visiting Professor with the Centre for Brexit Studies at Birmingham City University.  He is a former BBC current affairs producer, who has worked for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4.  He helped create the Thursday night BBC staple ‘Question Time’ and Watchdog.

John has taught at Broadcasting and Journalist at the universities of Coventry, Westminster, Brunel, Kent and Edinburgh Napier.  He has been a judge at The British Press Awards, The British Journalism Awards, The Royal Television Society Journalism Awards and The Comment Awards.

His latest edited book on ‘Anti-Social Media – The Impact on Journalism and Society,’ featuring an Afterward by Gina Miller, considers the role of social media in the way news and politics is published, viewed and discussed.

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