Professor Stephen Jukes
- 01202 965832
- sjukes at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
- Professor of Journalism
- Weymouth House W335, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Stephen Jukes is Professor of Journalism in the Faculty of Media & Communication.
He had earlier spent two decades as a foreign correspondent and media executive covering news in Europe, the Middle East and the United States for Reuters. During a series of postings he covered or oversaw coverage of many top stories ranging from the ousting of Margaret Thatcher and disappearance of Robert Maxwell to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal.
He reported extensively from the Middle East, interviewing King Fahd of Saudi Arabia, and oversaw coverage of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. In his final position at Reuters he was global Head of News responsible for all editorial output including text, TV, news pictures and graphics.He also ran Reuters publishing programme overseeing a series of books on foreign and financial affairs in conjunction with Pearson and Prentice Hall.
His research interests are informed by his professional practice as a journalist and focus on areas of conflict and trauma and emotion and objectivity in news...
He was appointed Dean of what was then the Media School in 2005 and oversaw its transition to a faculty before stepping down from that role in February 2016. Before his work at Bournemouth University he was a visiting scholar at Green College Oxford researching into areas of journalism and spin.
He plays an active role in the charities founded by the US Dart Foundation which are designed to support journalists suffering from traumatic stress and to promote better reporting of traumatic news events such as war and terror attacks.more
- Jukes, S., 2019. How social media and technological innovation are challenging journalists’ perceptions of their role. Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture, 10 (1).
- Jukes, S., 2019. Crossing the line between news and the business of news - exploring journalists' use of Twitter as a tool for self-promotion. Media and Communication, Journalism and Social Media: Redistribution of Power?
- Jukes, S., 2018. News and Objectivity - Back to the Future? Journalism Practice.
- Jukes, S., 2016. Where's George Bush? University students weather the trauma storm of Hurricane Katrina. Journalism Education.
- Jukes, S., 2016. News in the Digital Age - what does it mean for media literacy? Media Education Research Journal, 7.1.
- Jukes, S., 2006. Can Multi-media Technology and Training for Journalists Change Reporting on Development? Development Education Journal, 12 (2).
- Jukes, S., 2002. Journalism's Challenges in an Instantaneous Age. Harvard International Review, 24 (2).
- Journalism, Society and Politics in the Digital Media Era. Intellect Ltd.
- Jukes, S.A. and Fowler-Watt, K., 2019. New Journalisms: rethinking practice theory and pedagogy. Routledge.
- Jukes, S., McDonald, K. and Starkey, G., 2017. Understanding Broadcast Journalism. Routledge.
- Baker, L. et al., 2004. Under Fire: Untold Stories from the Front Line of the Iraq War. Prentice Hall.
- Alexander, R., Bickler, C., Borden, A., Davis, A., Chazan, Y., MacLeod, J. and Stroehlein, A., 2004. Reporting for Change: a Handbook for local Journalists in Crisis Areas. Institute for War & Peace Reporting.
- Elgood, G. and Reuters photographers, 2003. Twenty-One Days to Baghdad - a Chronicle of the Iraq War. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
- Trevelyan, M., Worsnip, P., Holmes, P., Lyon, A. and Storey, D., 2003. Saddam's Iraq - Face-off in the Gulf. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
- Israeli Palestinian Conflict: Anatomy of Tragedy. Prentice Hall.
- Afghanistan: Lifting the Veil. Prentice Hall.
- September 11: A Testimony. Prentice Hall.
- Jukes, S., 2018. The newsroom is no longer a safe zone - assessing the affective impact of graphic user-generated images on journalists working with social media (forthcoming). In: Sampson, T., Ellis, D. and Maddison, S., eds. Affect and Social Media. Rowman and Littlefield.
- Jukes, S. and Allan, S., 2014. Guarding the Guardians: The Leveson Inquiry and the Future of Independent Journalism. In: Bennett, J. and Strange, N., eds. Media Independence: Working with Freedom or Working for Free?. Routledge.
- Jukes, S., 2014. Uneasy Relationships: Journalists, Social Media and the Implication for News. Mediated Communities: Civic Voices, Empowerment, and Belonging in the Digital Era. New York: Peter Lang.
- Jukes, S., 2013. A Perfect Storm. In: Fowler-Watt, K. and Allan, S., eds. Journalism: New Challenges. CJCR: Centre for Journalism & Communication Research, Bournemouth University.
- Jukes, S., 2019. The Affective Dimension of Journalism in the Coverage of Protest and Social Movements. In: Emotional Politics - the Role of Affect in Social Movements and Organizing 31 May 2018 University of Kent.
- Jukes, S., 2018. From Vietnam to terror on the streets of European cities - how journalism embraced emotion and the therapy culture. In: Association for Psychosocial Studies Biennial Conference 5-7 April 2018 Bournemouth University.
- Jukes, S., 2017. News and objectivity - back to the future? In: Future of Journalism 14-15 September 2017 Cardiff University.
- Jukes, S., 2017. How social media and technological innovation are challenging journalists' perceptions of their role. In: Journalism, Society and Politics in the Digital Era 1-3 September 2017 Limassol, Cyprus.
- Fowler-Watt, K. and Jukes, S., 2017. Cross cultural student journalism exchange - Covering the 2016 U.S. conventions and election. In: Media Education Summit 2017 15-17 June 2017 Segovia, Spain.
- Jukes, S., 2017. Assessing the affective impact of the Brexit campaign on the journalists who covered it. In: Afffect & Social Media Symposium 3.0 25 May 2017 University of East London.
- Muridzo, S., Nordberg, D. and Jukes, S., 2017. Suppressing higher aims? Buried institutional logics resurface in public service broadcasting in Zimbabwe, 1970-2008. In: British Academy of Management 5-7 September 2017 Warwick.
- Jukes, S. and Fowler-Watt, K., 2017. The Need for Trauma Awareness in Journalism Education. In: Media Education Summit 4-5 November 2016 Rome.
- Jukes, S., 2017. Aberfan - Remembering, Forgetting and Moving on. In: Aberfan - Remembering, Forgetting and Moving on 8 September 2016 Cardiff University.
- Jukes, S., 2016. The newsroom is no longer a safe zone – assessing the affective impact of graphic user-generated images on journalists working with social media. In: Affect & Social Media symposium 23 March 2016 University of East London.
- Jukes, S., 2015. Journalists at risk – looking beyond just physical safety. In: The Future of Journalism - Risks, Threats and Opportunities 10-11 September 2015 Cardiff University.
- Jukes, S., 2015. News in the Digital Age - What does it mean for Digital Literacy? In: Media Education Summit 2015 20-21 November 2015 Boston, USA.
- Jukes, S., 2015. Covering the conflict in Ukraine - what can social media add? In: Moscow's Hybrid War in Ukraine 25 February 2015 Bournemouth University.
- Jukes, S., Rees, G. and Shapiro, B., 2012. Submission to the Leveson Inquiry - Culture, Practice & Ethics of the Press. The Leveson Inquiry. Available from: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140122145147/http:/www.levesoninquiry.org.uk/about/published-submissions1/module-4-submissions-on-the-future-regime-for-the-press/.
- Jukes, S., Budd, S.A., Bones, C., Stocking, B., Naughton, J. and Grey-Thompson, D.T., 2007. Independent Panel Report into Impartiality of BBC Business Coverage. BBC Trust. Available from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/our_work/editorial_standards/impartiality/business_news.html.
- Searchmore Muridzo, 2019. Viability of public broadcasting as principal media: the case of Zimbabwe
- Nicole Blanchett-Neheli. News by numbers: How analytics are changing journalism
- Yomna Kamel. News, the Internet and Political Protest: Al-Jazeera, BBC and Reuters Reporting of the Arab Spring and its Aftermath (graduated in 2015)
- Tim Sontheimer. Technologies of Policing Protest and Security Assemblages in the Middle East
- Amal Almoualed. Saudi women journalists – an exploration of their roles and practices in a world of social media
- Xin Zeng. Chinese Young People's Engagement with Journalism: Perspectives & Attitudes towards the News (graduated in 2015)
- The Children of the Revolution: Animating the Lives of ex-FARC Child Soldiers to Promote Reconciliation (BU Global Challenges Research Fund, 01 Apr 2018). Awarded
- Hazardous environment training for journalists: a mobile training platform (Higher Education Innovation Funding, 01 Aug 2015). In Progress
- Journalism & Emotional Literacy (Arts and Humanities Research Council, 01 Sep 2006). Completed
- Future News Worldwide, Advisory board member (2015-), https://www.britishcouncil.org/future-news-worldwide
- FutureNEWS, News in the digital age - new dawn or lost decade?, 04 Sep 2015, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh
- Broadcast Journalism Training Council partner conference, Journalism and Trauma, 26 May 2016, Free Word Centre
- Trauma & Journalism, The impact of trauma in the work of journalism, 27 May 2016, The Freud Museum
- Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change, News in a post 9/11 world, 17 Jul 2011, Schloss Leopoldskron, Salzburg, Austria
- BA (Hons) in French & German (Joint Hons) (Hertford College, University of Oxford, 1976)
- MA in Master of Arts (Hertford College, University of Oxford, 1979)
- PG Cert in PhD supervision (Bournemouth University, 2010)
- PhD in Journalism & Affect (Goldsmiths, University of London, 2017)
- Dart Centre (Europe) for Journalism & trauma, Chair, https://dartcenter.org/europe
- Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow,
- Institute for War & Peace Reporting, Trustee, https://iwpr.net/
- Kurt Schork Memorial Fund, Deputy Chair, http://www.ksmfund.org/
- Media, War & Conflict Journal, Editorial Board Member, http://journals.sagepub.com/home/mwc
- Society of Editors, Member, https://www.societyofeditors.org/