Michael Tasseron

Michael Tasseron


I am a Ph.D researcher in the School of Media and Communication. My research focuses on media coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and I am being supervised by Dr Katy Parry and Dr Chris Paterson. My research interests include multimodal and critical discourse studies. I hold a BA in Communication and English literature from the University of South Africa, a BA Honours in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL from the University of Leicester.

Research interests

Conflict reporting



Discourse analysis

Global Communication

Political Communication