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Liana Ionescu


Associate professor, PhD

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is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Communication Studies and Public Relations, National School of Political Studies and Public Administration. She also teaches at the Faculty of Journalism, Hyperion University, and at the Lauder-Reut Educational Complex in Bucharest. She got her PhD in Philosophy of Science from the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy (1999), having a scholarship at the University of Oxford, Great Britain. Books published: Truth in Contemporary Meta-science, 2006; Romania and the European Integration. Journalistic Logics and Routines, (co-author),2008.  Scientific papers in volumes and academic reviews (selection): Journalistic Education in South East Europe, (co-author), 2014; Public Sphere, European Identity and Media Communication, 2013; Advertising and Screen Proliferation,2013;Global Brands in the New Ad Age, 2012; Advertising for Causes, 2012; Cannes Lions–Exploring the Creativity, 2011; The EU Journalism–Practices and Expectations, 2010; Fiction and Tele-reality, 2009;TV News as Myth-maker and Myth-disseminator, 2008; European Journalism. Romanian Press Correspondents in Brussels, 2007. For many years, she worked as a journalist, mainly for the U.S.A. Broadcasting Radio Free Europe (1995-2003), being awarded with an international prize for broadcasting innovation and excellence. In the last ten years, she worked as a researcher/expert for some EU projects focalised on journalistic education and media communication. Currently she is a member of the Journalistic Education task force of the Media Program South East Europe of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.  Her teaching fields are communication theories, print and audio-video journalism, and advertising.



  • History of the press
  • Newspaper editing
  • Advertising in print media