Dr Nicholas Nicoli
Nicholas Nicoli is Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Nicosia. He is the coordinator of the BA in Digital Communication and Mass Media Programme.His research focuses on cultural production from an institutional perspective. He has conducted studies on the BBC, CYBC, Facebook, Tripadvisor and other similar entities. He is committed to the creation of a deliberative digital democratic landscape that prioritizes the public interest. His initial research sought to deconstruct creativity management policies within public service broadcasters. Thereafter he focused his attention on how entities apply strategic communication across digital landscapes. His current research investigates the relationship between democracy, the political economy of platform power and its consequences for news media. He is heavily involved in the dissemination of science and ideas worth sharing through events such as TEDx and is or has been a science communicator on various European projects. He is also on the editorial board of The Journal of Media Business Studies and The Journal of Digital Media & Policy and is a co-founder of the Centre of Communication Studies and Research in Cyprus.