Mr Glyn Mottershead BscEcon (Wales), MSc (Portsmouth)
Digital Journalism Email: MottersheadGG@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)29 208 76183
Location: Room 1.29, Bute Building
A former newspaper reporter and sub-editor, Glyn has worked on a range of regional papers covering news beats including crime, health and local government. He has also worked as a feature writer, production and splash sub-editor before moving over into magazine and supplement design.
He is a member of the British Computer Society, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and the Online News Association
Glyn teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, specialising in online journalism and social media.
Postgraduate Diploma module MCT507.
Interests include technology, communication and human computer interaction (HCI) and how these impact on journalism and education. Freedom of Information as a source for data journalism, and computer-assisted reporting and research are also key areas.
Current supervisions at both postgraduate and undergraduate level include:
- The impact of the internet on the undergraduate experience
- Social capital within online communities
King, T., Duke-Williams, E., and Mottershead, G. (2009). Learning and Knowledge Building with Web 2.0 Technologies: Implications for Teacher Education. 2009 Knowledge Building Summer Institute, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, August