Nick Couldry


London School of Economics

Nick Couldry is a sociologist of media and culture. He is full Professor of Media Communications and Social Theory at the London School of Economics and Political Science and former Chair of its Department of Media and Communications.


He is the author of more than 100 journal articles and book chapters and author or editor of twelve books. These include most recently The Mediated Construction of Reality (with Andreas Hepp, Polity, 2016), Ethics of Media (2013 Palgrave, co-edited with Mirca Madianou and Amit Pinchevski), Media, Society, World: Social Theory and Digital Media Practice (Polity 2012) and Why Voice Matters: Culture and Politics After Neoliberalism (London: Sage 2010).

He was Visiting Researcher at the Microsoft Research Lab, Cambridge, MA during August to December 2017 and is a Faculty Associate of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society for 2017-2018. He has recently served as join coordinating author of the Chapter on Media and Communications of the report of the International Panel on Social Progress.