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Olga Bailey

Olga Bailey

Associate Professor

School of Arts & Humanities

Staff Group(s)
English, Culture and Media


Dr Bailey is the Module Leader of the undergraduate modules: Alternative and Transnational Media (third year) and Critical Issues in Journalism II (third year). She is also the Module Leader of the MA core module Media and Globalisation.

Her teaching interests are in the areas of:

  • alternative media
  • global and transnational communication
  • politics and communication of minority and diasporas groups
  • journalism and democracy
  • online journalism.

Research areas

Dr Bailey is a member of the Inequality Culture and Difference Research Centre.

Her research interests include:

  • international communication and global media
  • political economy of media
  • media and democracy
  • latin America culture and media
  • alternative media
  • transnationalism, diaspora and communication
  • the cultural and communicational politics of migrants in multicultural societies
  • women, agency and resistance
  • multiculturalism, race and representation
  • online journalism.

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD exist in the following areas:

  • media and democracy
  • alternative media
  • media and ethnic representation
  • diaspora and post-colonial mediated cultures
  • multiculturalism and cultural policies
  • diaspora, migration and women
  • international and global communication
  • journalism studies
  • internet studies.

Further information may be obtained from the NTU Doctoral School.

External activity

Sponsors and collaborators

Current and recent research is being conducted with the collaboration, funding and/or support of:

  • Utrecht University; Karlmastd


Dr Bailey is also published under the name Guedes.

Privileged Mexican Migrants in Europe: Distinctions and Cosmopolitanism on Social Networking Sites. Nessi L and Bailey O, Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture, 2014, 5 (1), 121-137

Diasporas in Online Spaces: Practices of Self-Representation and Belonging.  Bailey O in (eds) Rigoni I and Saitta E, Mediating Cultural Diversity in a Globalised Public Space, Macmillan, 2012

Migrant African Women: Tales of Agency and Belonging. Bailey O, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2012, 35 (5), 850-867

Framing Revolution and Re-framing Counter Revolution: History, Context and Journalism in the New Leftwing Latin American Paradigm. Lugo-Ocando J, Guedes O and Canizalez A, Journalism Practice, 2011, 5 (5), 599-612

Digital Culture in Brazil: Building Peeracy? Bailey O and Pretto NL, International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics, 2011, 6 (3), 265-81

Citizen Journalism and Child Rights in Brazil. Bailey OG, in Allan S and Thorsen E (eds) Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives, 2009, New York, Peter Lang

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