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Antje Glueck

01642 738479
Job title:
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Journalism & Digital Communication
School of Computing, Media & the Arts
Computing, Media & the Arts research

About Antje Glueck

Antje Glueck

Antje Glueck
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Journalism & Digital Communication, School of Computing, Media & the Arts
T: 01642 738479
Research: Computing, Media & the Arts research

Dr. Antje Glück is a lecturer in journalism at Teesside University. She holds a PhD from the University of Leeds and a double MA in Journalism and Arabic Studies from the University of Leipzig in Germany. Her studies led her to spend time abroad in Egypt, Spain and France. Parallel, she was working as a freelance journalist since 1998 for various print, radio and television media in Germany, France, Egypt and India.

Dr. Glück has worked in various comparative research projects about media representations of terrorism at the University of Leipzig and Free University Berlin. She was also part of the International Center for Violence Research in Bielefeld (Germany) and contributed to the cross-national project Media, Conflict and Democratization (MeCoDEM) based at the University of Leeds.

In her recently finished PhD thesis she examined the role of emotions in journalistic work practices and deontology in India and the United Kingdom. 

Research interests

Comparative Media Studies
Political Communication
Representation of minority groups (focus: Islam)

Research projects & external funding

Diversity in Public Relations, University of Leeds - Research Assistant (2017)

MeCoDEM– Media, Conflict and DemocratisatioMedia, Conflict and Democratisation, , University of Leeds - Research Assistant (2014-2017)

Violence Research in Egypt, University of Bielefeld (Germany) - Junior Researcher (2011-2012)

Terrorism and Emotions in the Media, Free University Berlin (Germany) - Junior Researcher (2008-2010)


Funding and Scholarships:

ICS Full PhD Scholarship, University of Leeds, 2012-2015

ECREA Summer School 2014 in Bremen, Germany

TASI Summer School 2015 in Frankfurt/Oder, Germany

Learning and teaching interests

Global Communication, Global Journalism, News Cultures, Current Issues and Debates, Broadcasting Journalism, Communication Theories

Enterprise interests

10+ years of freelance journalism for various news media in Germany, France, Egypt, and India


Peer-reviewed publications           

Lugo-Ocando, Jairo, Glück Antje (2018). El periodismocientífico y el uso de la emociones en las narrativas noticiosas en la era dela posverdad: Un estudio comparativo de entre el Reino Unido y la India(Scientific journalism and the use of emotions i; news narratives in thepost-truth era: A comparative study of the United Kingdom and India).Contratexto. (Accepted) 

Glück, Antje(2018): ‘Do Emotions Fit the Frame? A Critical Appraisal of Visual Framing Research Approaches’. In: Jomec.

Glück, Antje (2016): ‘What makes a good journalist? Empathy as a resource in journalistic work practice.Journalism Studies, 1-11.

Glück, Antje (2016): ‘De-Westernisation’.Working Papers MeCoDEM



Gerhards, Jürgen et. al. (2011): ‘Terrorismus im Fernsehen. Formate, Inhalte und Emotionen in westlichen und arabischen Sendern’. Unter Mitarbeit von Antje Glück. VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Glück, Antje (2007): ‘Terror im Kopf. Terrorismusberichterstattung in der deutschen und arabischen Elitepresse’. Berlin: Frank & Timme.


Books Chapters       

Glück, Antje (2018, forthcoming): Media Studies:De-Westernization and De-Colonization (working title). In: Oxford ResearchEncyclopedia of Communication, New York. 

Glück, Antje (2009): ‘Risiko für alle – jeder für sich? Die Formierung einer Weltöffentlichkeit im Angesicht des Terrorismus’. In: Rodoniklis, Wasilios/Zander, Daniel (Hrsg.): Düsseldorfer Forum Politische Kommunikation. Schriftenreihe DFPK; Bd. 4. Düsseldorf: Düsseldorf University Press, S. 207-232.


Selected conference presentations/papers  

26 May 2018: ICA 2018 “Worker’s Struggles, Ideological Struggle and theNews: How National Imaginary and Anticommunism Defined JournalisticProfessionalism and Identity in the West”, Prague (Czech Republic), with JairoLugo-Ocando, U of Leeds

18 Apr2018: CMSTW2018 – Emotions vs. Rationality in Mediated Discussions “Feeling (in)differentabout the facts: Spotlights of a complicated relationship – and how Indian andBritish journalists handle it”, St Petersburg (Russia)

13 Feb 2016: Emotionen in der politischen Kommunikation „Objektive Emotionen? Reflexion und Gebrauch von Emotionen im britischen und indischen Nachrichtenjournalismus“ (Objective Emotions? Reflexion and deployment of emotions in British and Indian news journalism, in German]. Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe „Kommunikation und Politik“ der DGPuK, des Arbeitskreises „Politik und Kommunikation“ der DVPW und der Fachgruppe „Politische Kommunikation“ der SGKM von 11. bis 13. Februar 2016 in Munich (Germany)

17 Sep 2015: Visual Methods Conference IV “Investigating Emotions in Television News Journalism. Challenges of a methodological framework”, Brighton (UK)

11 Sep 2015: Future of Journalism 2015 “EQ2 – Journalistic sense-making about emotions and empathy in news work”, Cardiff (UK)

26 Aug 2015: ESA 2015“Just empathy and EQ? How journalists manage emotions in their work. (Very) Preliminary findings from India and the UK”, 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association, Prague (Czech Republic)

14 Nov 2014: ECREA 2014 “Emotions Frames in News Journalism – A sustainable concept for Visual Framing Research?”, Lisboa (Portugal)

27 Jun 2014: British Culture after 9/11 “What Islam in the BBC? A case study of the BBC flagship News@10”, Darlington (UK)

5 Jun 2014: London School of Economics Media and Communication PhD Symposium 2014, London; and 23 Jun 2014: MECCSA Postgraduate Conference 2014, Leeds (UK): Feelings without borders. Theoretical concepts about the deployment of emotions in news journalism in the UK and India. 

11-13 Feb 2010: Polkomm 2010: Gerhards, Jürgen, Mike S. Schäfer, Antje Glück & Ishtar Al-Jabiri: „Fernsehberichterstattung über Terrorismus zwischen nationalen Spezifika und globaler Standardisierung“ [Television news coverage about television between national specifica and global standardization, in German]. Gemeinsame Jahrestagung der DGPuK-Fachgruppe “Kommunikation und Politik” und des DVPW-Arbeitskreises “Politik und Kommunikation”, Mannheim (Germany)

16-18 Oct 2008: DGPuK-Fachgruppentagung„Methoden der visuellen Kommunikations- und Medienforschung“, Braunschweig

 06-08 Apr 2008 DFPK-Konferenz, Düsseldorf: „Terrorismus als globales Krisenereignis und transnationale Öffentlichkeiten“ [Terrorism as a global crisis event and transnational public spheres, in German], Düsseldorf (Germany)

 28 Feb 2008 University Jamia Millia Islamiya: „Global terror, local discourse“, New Delhi (India)