Dr Dawn Wheatley


Dr Dawn Wheatley is a lecturer and researcher at the School of Communications in Dublin City University focusing on journalism and political communication. Her PhD research, completed in 2017, focuses on the transition towards online news production and how changing practices can affect the sources used in daily news reports. She is currently carrying out research on social media blocklists, as well as an international comparative study on how news organisations use mobile push notifications. Dawn teaches across the journalism programmes in DCU including practical modules, drawing on her experience working as a production journalist and subeditor in various national news organisations.