My non-academic articles

Colbran, M. (2015 ) ‘Penal reform groups, new media and the mainstream news: strategies for managing the new media landscape’ London: The Howard League

This report sets out strategies for penal reform special interest groups and NGOs to ensure extra coverage in mainstream and other media, improve discussion of the complex issues relating to crime and justice and improve public knowledge and understanding of these issues. The report identifies a number of strategies that could be adopted to achieve improved coverage via mainstream and new media and suggests alternative forms of media that could be used to engage with targeted audiences.

Leveson has stopped police talking to reporters – and that’s dangerous

November 30, 2016 The Conversation


My research – an overview

Crime and Investigative Reporting in the UK

Media Representations of Police and Crime: Shaping the Police Television Drama

Policing and The Media

My academic articles

Book chapters in edited collections

My non-academic articles

Theatre and Television Work – writing, acting and researching

News and events