Dr Graham Majin
- gmajin at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
- Senior Lecturer in Documentary
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Dr Graham Majin has more than 20 years experience working in TV news, factual filmmaking and media production. He has been an on-screen reporter, news editor and senior producer – including 14 years at BBC News, during which time he regularly edited the evening news for London and the South East. He also produced 'See Hear', the BBC's magazine for the Deaf community, and produced and directed documentaries for BBC2.
As a media entrepreneur he produced and directed a wide range of content for clients including global brands, charities, environmental NGOs and numerous SMEs. As well as producing marketing and promotional films and animations, Graham also produced TV drama and advised clients on SEO, content marketing and programmatic advertising.
Graham researches fake news and how the concept of truth is understood differently by audiences, journalists and academics. His project is inter-disciplinary and draws on media theory, cognitive psychology, philosophy, narrative theory and intellectual history... Graham gave evidence to the House of Lords’ report 'Breaking News? The Future of UK Journalism'.more
- Majin, G., 2021. A catastrophic media failure? Russiagate, Trump and the illusion of truth: The dangers of innuendo and narrative repetition. Journalism, 22 (10), 2548-2565.
- Majin, G., 2021. What is a News Narrative?: Reversing Journalism’s Arrow and the Problem of “Factinion”. The Journal of Communication and Media Studies, 6 (2), 57-70.
- Bissell, A., Fowler-Watt, K., Phillips, M., Brine, D., Sunderland, M., Majin, G. and Murphy, J., 2020. Reflections on the shifting shape of journalism education in the Covid-19 pandemic. Digital Culture and Education.
- Majin, G., 2019. A catastrophic media failure? Russiagate, Trump and the illusion of truth: The dangers of innuendo and narrative repetition. Journalism.
- Majin, G., 2019. Answer the Question, BBC. BRITISH JOURNALISM REVIEW, 30 (1), 5-7.
- Majin, G., 2023. Truthophobia: How the Boomers Broke Journalism: The Story of the Death of Impartial and Objective News. London: Independent Publishing Network.
- Majin, G., 2023. A ‘Hotchpotch of conflicting schools’: The problems plaguing journalism education in the 2020s. In: Fowler-Watt, K., ed. Challenges and New Directions in Journalism Education. London: Routledge.
- Majin, G., 2023. The Unhealed Wound: Official and Unofficial Journalisms, Misinformation and Tribal Truth. The Palgrave Handbook of Media Misinformation. Springer Nature, 233-247.
- Majin, G., 2022. Millennial Journalism and its Ideological War with Donald Trump. In: ‘Arafa, M.A., ed. Perceptions and Misconceptions of Donald Trump. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
- Majin, G., 2020. The Journalism we Deserve. Reflections on Historical and Generational Context.. London: Published by the Authority of the House of Lords. Available from: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/3707/documents/36111/default/.
- Majin, G., 2022. Bitter Fruit: Marshall McLuhan and the Rise of Fake News. Quillette. Available from: https://quillette.com/2022/01/18/bitter-fruit-is-marshall-mcluhan-responsible-for-the-rise-of-fake-news/.
- Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA), Member (2019-),
- National Association for Higher Education in the Moving Image (NAHEMI), Member (2019-),