Arne Hintz


Cardiff University


United Kingdom


Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies


Senior lecturer




Arne Hintz is a Senior Lecturer at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies and is Director of the MA Digital Media and Society.

His research connects communication policy, media activism, citizen media, and technological change. He is Principal Investigator of the ESRC-funded project "Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society: UK State-Media-Citizen Relations After the Snowden Leaks" and he co-chairs the JOMEC Research Group "Digital Media and Society".

He is Chair of the Community Communication Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), and he has worked as expert and advisor with advocacy initiatives such as the Community Media Forum Europe (CMFE) and the Open Rights Group (ORG), and UN processes such as the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

Arne Hintz has worked at several academic and media institutions before joining JOMEC in October 2012. He completed an MA in International Political Economy at Warwick University, UK, and a PhD in Political Science in Hamburg, Germany. He then worked as Program Director of the Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University in Montreal.

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