Theodora A. Maniou is a lecturer at the Program of Journalism, Department of Social & Political Sciences, University of Cyprus. She holds a PhD & a BA in Journalism (School of Journalism & MC, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), and an MA in Communication’s Policy Studies (City, University of London, UK). Her area of specialization focuses on new forms of journalism, broadcast journalism in television, television news studies and multimedia journalism. She has worked as a journalist for fifteen years and is a member of the International Federation of Journalists, the European Federation of Journalists and the Journalistic Union of Macedonia-Thrace (Greece).