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Personal profile

Biography

Andy is Senior Lecturer in Communications and Media Studies. He is the author of Exploring Media Research (2017), Youth and Media (2013) Investigating Audiences (2007) and Understanding Audiences, (2001). His new book, Youth and Media (2013) is in production. Andy has published numerous journal articles and book chapters on media violence, reality television, political celebrity, alcohol marketing, rampage murders, terrorism, the politics of soccer fandom and military applications of social media. Andy has written extensively about the contemporary value of George Gerbner's cultivation theory.

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Projects 2007 2019

Research Output 2002 2018

Media Audience Research: The perils of participant observation

Ruddock, A. D., 2018, In : SAGE Research Method Cases. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Researching media reality: Using experience and theory to explain how media make our wold

Ruddock, A. D., 2018, In : Teaching Media Quarterly. 6, 1, p. 1-27 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

Research methods: reasons for making controversial decisions and why these decisions are controversial

Ruddock, A. D., 2018, Making sense of Research. Tomaselli, K. G. (ed.). Pretoria South Africa: Van Schaik Publishers, p. 121-132 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review

A Cultural Indicators Approach to Media Industries: Using Digital Archives and "Old" Ideas to Ask New Questions

Ruddock, A. D., 2017, In : Teaching Media Quarterly. 5, 1, p. 1-14 14 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Prizes

Finalist, MPA Lecturer of the Year

Andy Ruddock (Recipient), 19 Apr 2018

Prize: Other distinction

Press / Media

Fortnite and Media Violence

Andy Ruddock

6/07/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Violence against media

Andy Ruddock

29/06/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Focus on Fortnite's violence is masking a deeper problem

Andy Ruddock

22/06/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Virginia TV shootings: murder as a media event

Andy Ruddock

27/08/15

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

I am a Girl: 21st-century lessons from 1970s feminism

Andy Ruddock

5/03/14

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment