Glenda Cooper is a lecturer in journalism at City University London and a PhD researcher at the Centre for Law, Justice and Journalism, examining the use of user-generated content in humanitarian disasters. She is the editor of The Future of Humanitarian Reporting (City University London, 2014) and co-editor of Humanitarianism, Communications and Change (Peter Lang, 2015).
Previously she was a journalist whose career included staff posts at the BBC, the Independent, Daily Mail, Washington Post and the Daily Telegraph. She was the 14th Guardian Research Fellow, Nuffield College Oxford (2006-7); Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (2007-8); and associate member of Nuffield College, Oxford (2008-11).
Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick