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Latest Publication, Journalism

My research interests cover the areas of political communication, science and technology studies, and political theory. My work focuses on public engagement with technological innovation, the evolving political power of technology companies and developers, and the future of democracy.

Listed below are my academic publications.


Published Articles

Chadwick, A., McDowell-Naylor, D., Smith, A.P., & Watts, E. (2018) Authority Signalling: How the Relational Interactions between Journalists and Politicians Create Primary Definers in U.K Broadcast News. Journalism. (

Book Reviews

McDowell-Naylor, D. (2018) Review of Connolly, W. (2017) Facing The Planetary: Entangled Humanism and the Politics of Swarming (Duke University Press). Political Studies Review (

McDowell-Naylor, D. (2016) Review of Blackford, R. (2013) Humanity Enhanced: Genetic Choice and the Challenge for Liberal Democracies (MIT Press). Political Studies Review (