Dr Alessio Cornia


Alessio Cornia is an Assistant Professor at Dublin City University and a Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford.

His research interest is comparative research on political communication and journalism, with a focus on the relationship between media and politics, news industry developments, digital news, social media platforms, media coverage of corruption, and EU journalism.

He is PI for the EU-funded research project ‘CO.R.E.: COrruption Risk indicators in Emergency’ and Co-PI for the H2020 project ‘MEDIATIZED EU: Mediatized Discourses on Europeanization and Their Representations in Public Perceptions’.

He was previously a Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute and a Researcher at the University of Perugia, where he completed a PhD in Social and Political Theory and Research.

He has published a monograph on EU journalists in Brussels and several articles in academic journals, including Media, Culture and Society, the International Journal of Press/Politics, the European Journal of CommunicationJournalismJournalism Studies, and the Journal of Risk Research.