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Dr Guy Hodgson

Biography

Degrees

2014, University of Chester, United Kingdom, PhD
2005, Open University, United Kingdom, MA
1999, Open University, United Kingdom, BA

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Media, University of Chester, 2013 - 2015
Head of Media, Media, University of Chester, 2009 - 2013
Deputy Head of Media, Media, University of Chester, 2007 - 2009
Senior Lecturer, Journalism, University of Central Lancashire, 2000 - 2007

Publications

Highlighted publications

Hodgson GR. 2017. It Makes Me Spit: The Public and Newspaper Reaction to the UK Government's Threat to Suppress the Daily Mirror Conflict Trauma and the Media: A Collection of Essays :107-127 Cambridge Scholars. Cambridge, UK Publisher Url Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2017. Nurse, martyr, propaganda tool: the reporting of Edith Cavell in British newspapers 1915-1920 Media, War and Conflict, DOI Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2016. Too big to love? Manchester United, Local Identity and Mediatised Displacement Roberts SG. Sport, Media and Regional Identity Cambridge Scholars Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2015. War Torn: Manchester, its Newspapers and the Luftwaffe's Blitz of 1940 University of Chester Press 9-781908-258151 Public Url

Journal article

Hodgson GR. 2019. Fields of Battle: UK Government and Public Attitudes to Sport in the Second World War Smayle B. Leisure / Loisir, 43 :271-286 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2017. Nurse, martyr, propaganda tool: the reporting of Edith Cavell in British newspapers 1915-1920 Media, War and Conflict, DOI Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2015. “Too ghastly to believe”? Liverpool, the press and the May Blitz of 1941 Journalism Education, 4 :80-89 Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2007. Sir Nevile Henderson, Appeasement and the Press Journalism Studies, :320-334 DOI Publisher Url

Hodgson G. 'Sadly forgotten'?: Newspaper coverage of the first men to fly the Atlantic non-stop, Alcock and Brown Media History, DOI Public Url

Hodgson G, Matthews R. Never failed? The local reporting of the Blitzes in Coventry and Liverpool in 1940 and 1941. Media History, Publisher Url Public Url

Hodgson G, Matthews R. Never Failed? Media History, :1-15 DOI

Chapters

Hodgson GR. 2018. Causing Unnecessary Anxiety?: British Newspapers and the Battle of Jutland Hart C. World War I: Media, Entertainment and Popular Culture :101-122 Midrash 9781905984213 Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2017. Introduction Conflict, Trauma and the Media: A Collection of Essays :1-11 Cambridge Scholars. Cambridge, UK DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2017. It Makes Me Spit: The Public and Newspaper Reaction to the UK Government's Threat to Suppress the Daily Mirror Conflict Trauma and the Media: A Collection of Essays :107-127 Cambridge Scholars. Cambridge, UK Publisher Url Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2016. Too big to love? Manchester United, Local Identity and Mediatised Displacement Roberts SG. Sport, Media and Regional Identity Cambridge Scholars Public Url

Hodgson GR. 2014. All in This Together? An Examination of Manchester Newspapers in the Aftermath of the 1940 Christmas Blitz Hart C, Hodgson G, Roberts S. World War II and the Media :86-109 University of Chester 978-1-910481-00-4

Hodgson GR. 2007. Newspaper Journalism Gregory G, Healy R, Mazierska E. Careers in Media and Film :161-171 Sage. London 978-1412923729

Hodgson GR. The Changing Face of Sports Journalism and its Relationship to Hard News Anderson PJ, Ward G. The Future of Journalism in the Advanced Democracies :157-174 Ashgate. Aldershot, Hampshire 978-0-7546-4405-7

Book review

Hodgson GR. 2018. Simultaneously dismal, yet hopeful: The write places in history European Journal of Communication, 33 :445-449 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Book

Hodgson GR. 2015. War Torn: Manchester, its Newspapers and the Luftwaffe's Blitz of 1940 University of Chester Press 9-781908-258151 Public Url

Conference publication

Hodgson GR. All In This Together? Manchester Newspapers and the Voices of Discontent in WW2 Chester Centre for Research in Arts and Media Conference

Hodgson GR. Manchester Newspapers in WW2 Conflict Studies Symposium, University of Salford, April 2013. Conflict Studies Symposium.

Other

Hodgson GR. Propaganda Sheets History Today, :4-5 Public Url

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

Fellowships:

Fellow, Royal Historical Society, Royal Historical Society. 2015

Fellow, Higher Education Association, HEA. 2003

Professional activities

Conference presentation:

Causing Unnecessary Concern?: How the Battle of Jutland was Reported in British Newspapers, First World War at Sea, National Maritime Museum, Oral presentation. 2018

Munich Air Crash 1958: What if?, Munich 60 Years On: How British Sport Changed, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oral presentation. 2018

Fields of Battle: Government and Public Attitudes to Sport in the Second World War, British Society of Sports History Annual Conference, University of Worcester, Oral presentation. 2017

Narrative of Conflict: The Guardian and ‘necessary untruths’ of the Second World War, 'Comment is free but facts are sacred': The Guardian in Local, National and Global History, John Rylands Library, Manchester, Oral presentation. 2017

Too successful, too distant? Manchester United, its fans and six decades of separation, British Society of Sports History annual conference, Edinburgh, Oral presentation. 2016

Liverpool’s May Blitz 1941: A Case Study in Contrasting Narratives, Conflict, Trauma and the Media Conference, Liverpool John Moores University, Oral presentation. 2016

Edith Cavell: The Best (or Worst) of British Propaganda, Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies Research Café, Liverpool John Moores University, Oral presentation. 2016

Nurse, Martyr, Propaganda Tool: The Reporting and Glorification of Edith Cavell in British Newspapers 1915-20, International Association of Media History Conference, University of Indiana, Oral presentation. 2015

William Percival Crozier: the Editor who Made the Guardian National, Communities of Communication: Newspapers and Periodicals in Britain and Ireland from 1900 to the Present, University of Sheffield, Oral presentation. 2014

Manchester in the Second World War, Newspapers, War and Society, University of Aberystwyth, Oral presentation. 2014

All in This Together? Manchester Newspapers and the Voices of Discontent in WW2, CCRAM Conference, University of Chester, Oral presentation. 2013

Manchester Newspapers in WW2, Conflict Studies, University of Salford, Oral presentation. 2013

War of Words: The Manchester Guardian in the Second World War, History, Genre, Narrative: Newspapers and the Construction of the Twentieth Century, University of Sheffield, Oral presentation. 2012

The Future of Sports Journalism, Journalism in the UK, Beijing Union University, Oral presentation. 2012

Sins of Omission: Propaganda or necessary Untruths?, SPARC Conference, University of Salford, Oral presentation. 2012

Fleet Street under the Bomb, Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Chester, Oral presentation. 2009

Newspapers in 1939: Was the Press Really Responsible for the Second World War?, Conflict Studies, University of Central Lancashire, Oral presentation. 2007

Conference organisation:

Provincial Newspapers: Lessons from History, Organiser, https://historyoftheprovincialpress.wordpress.com/. 2017

Conflict, Media and Trauma Conference, Organiser, http://royalhistsoc.org/calendar/cfp-conflict-trauma-and-the-media-deadline-1-december-2015/. 2016

Fellowships:

Fellow, Royal Historical Society, Royal Historical Society. 2015

Fellow, Higher Education Association, HEA. 2003

Industrial connections:

BBC, Future of Local Journalism Working Party. 2014

Editorial boards:

Chester Press, Member of Editorial Board. 2012

Other invited event:

World War Two and the Media Symposium, University of Chester, Co-organiser of an international symposium that attracted speakers from six countries.. 2011

Media Coverage:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13688804.2015.1122335, https://networks.h-net.org/node/12840/reviews/85819/caillot-hodgson-war-torn-manchester-its-newspapers-and-luftwaffes-blitz, http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25669231-war-torn, Reviews of book War Torn: Manchester, its Newspapers and the Luftwaffe's Blitz of 1940..