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Dr Andy Mullen

Senior Lecturer

Department: Social Sciences

Andy MullenAndy joined Northumbria in 2005 having worked for 10 years in various gay and lesbian community organisations. Andy has a PhD from the University of Bradford, where he researched the response of the British Left to European integration.


  • Teaching & Learning PCAPL September 15 2005
  • Education PhD June 30 2005
  • Research Methods BSc (Hons) September 01 1990
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2007

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Media performance in the ‘age of austerity’, Mullen, A. 17 Oct 2018, In: Journalism
  • Revisiting the European social model(s) debate : challenges and prospects, Whyman, P., Baimbridge, M., Mullen, A. 2014, In: L'Europe en Formation
  • Selling politics- the political economy of political advertising, Mullen, A. 2013, Advertising as Culture, Bristol, Intellect
  • The political economy of the European social model, Whyman, P., Baimbridge, M., Mullen, A. 2012
  • Reclaiming Sovereignty: The Progressive Case, Mullen, A. 30 Jun 2011, Britain in a Global World: Options for a New Beginning, Charlottesville, VA, USA, Imprint Academic
  • Twenty years on: the second-order prediction of the Herman-Chomsky Propaganda Model, Mullen, A. Jul 2010, In: Media, Culture & Society
  • The Herman-Chomsky propaganda model: a critical approach to analysing mass media behaviour, Mullen, A., Klaehn, J. Apr 2010, In: Sociology Compass
  • The propaganda model after 20 Years: interview with Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, Mullen, A. Feb 2010, In: Fifth-Estate-Online: International Journal of Radical Mass Media Criticism
  • Bringing power back in: the Herman–Chomsky propaganda model, 1988–2008, Mullen, A. 2010, The Political Economy of Media and Power, New York, Peter Lang
  • Twenty years at the margins: the Herman-Chomsky propaganda model, 1988-2008, Mullen, A. 2008, In: Fifth-Estate-Online: International Journal of Radical Mass Media Criticism

PGR Supervision

  • Deborah Burns A critical discourse analysis of BBC News representations of race and immigration in the run-up to the 2015 UK General Election. Start: 05/10/2016
  • Maria Ruiu Moral Panics and newspaper reporting in Britain: between sceptical and realistic discourses of climate change Start: 18/12/2017
  • Thomas Chukwuma Ijere Start: 01/10/2016
  • Deborah Burns Start: 05/10/2016


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