Professor Suzanne Franks

Professor Suzanne Franks is head of the Journalism Department at City, University of London, which educates over 500 young journalists a year – from all over the world. She is a former BBC broadcaster who has also published widely on international news and women in the media, including Women and Journalism, for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, where she was a visiting fellow in 2015. She teaches an ethics class and one on Humanitarian Communication. Her latest book is an edited volume, Africa’s Media Image in the 21st Century. She appears regularly in the media and contributes to panels, speaking on questions including contemporary journalism education and journalism ethics.