Nick Couldry is a sociologist of media and culture. He is Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory at the London School of Economics and was previously Professor of Media and Communications at Goldsmiths, University of London. He is the author or editor of eleven books including Ethics of Media (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013), Media, Society, World (Polity 2012) and Why Voice Matters (Sage 2010). He has led funded research on citizens ‘public connection’ (seehttp://publicconnection.org.uk/) and on story exchange in community engagement (http://www.firm-innovation.net/portfolio-of-projects/storycircle/). He is currently with Andreas Hepp working on a new book on the mediated construction of reality. Nick can be contacted here.