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Richard Danbury

Richard Danbury runs the Channel 4 MA in investigative journalism at De Montfort University in Leicester, where he’s an associate professor. He is a consultant for Oxford University’s Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy, where for a number of years he has worked on the international Price Media Law Moot competition. He’s an associate at Cambridge University’s Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law, and an associate research fellow at London University’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. He was a barrister, then for a decade a journalist at the BBC. He is an academic participant in the Global Network Initiative. His undergraduate degree is in philosophy from Cambridge, and his doctorate is in law from Oxford. He undertook post-doctoral research at Cambridge into copyright and news. He currently writes and researches in the area of comparative media law practice and theory. He still practices as a freelance journalist, mainly working on live political programmes.