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Alexa Robertson

Professor of Media Studie at the Department of Political Science at the University of Stockholm. Robertson researches global news, cosmopolitanism and the media, comparative television analysis and narrative with a focus on mediations of protest and social inequalities. She is principal investigator of a project entitled Infojämlikhet: information inequality in a global perspective, funded by the Swedish Research Council (2019-22) and wrapping up a comparative study of protest mediations across time, space and genre. Her books include Media and Politics in a Globalized World (Polity, 2015), Global News: Reporting Conflicts and Cosmopolitanism (Peter Lang 2015), Mediated Cosmopolitanism: the world of television news (Polity 2010) and Screening Protest. Visual narratives of dissent across time, space and genre (Routledge, 2018).

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