CDCS Colloquium: Beyond fairness: Datafication and Social Justice | Annenberg School for Communication
Lina Dencik is Professor in Digital Communication and Society at Cardiff’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture and Co-Founder/Director of the Data Justice Lab. Her research concerns the interplay between media developments and social and political change, with a particular focus on resistance, governance, and the politics of data.
She has published five books including Media and Global Civil Society (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Worker Resistance and Media: Challenging Global Corporate Power in the 21st Century (co-authored with Peter Wilkin; Peter Lang, 2015), Critical Perspectives on Social Media and Protest: Between Emancipation and Control (co-edited with Oliver Leistert; Rowman & Littlefield International, 2015), Digital Citizenship in a Datafied Society (co-authored with Arne Hintz and Karin Wahl-Jorgensen; Polity Press 2018), and The Media Manifesto (co-authored with Natalie Fenton, Des Freedman, and Justin Schlosberg; Polity Press, 2020).
She holds a Ph.D. from Goldsmiths, University of London and has previously worked at the Central European University in Budapest where she is still a Fellow with the Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS). Prior to that she worked as a television producer/director at Brook Lapping Productions in London.