Marcus Leaning is Professor of Digital Media Education at the University of Winchester in the UK.
He is the author or editor of seven books and over 30 peer reviewed book chapters and articles and has given over 100 conference papers in 32 countries. He has been a visiting scholar or professor at the University of Limerick in the Republic of Ireland, Hokkaido University, Japan and the University of Costa Rica.
As Professor of Digital Media Education, he teaches in the fields of media and journalistic theory, research methods, social media and other aspects of digital media. His research centers upon the media and information literacy, media education and the conceptualization of digital media.
Marcus is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow.
Ahmed El Gody, is the Senior Lecturer of Media and Communication Studies, Örebro University. He is also the Director of Journalism Connected and Masters of Global Journalism.