University of Leeds, UK
Visiting Professor, School of Media and Communication
Federico Subervi is currently Visiting Leverhulme Professor at the School of Media & Communication within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures of the University of Leeds, where he is conducting research about the media system and politics in Puerto Rico.
He has analyzed how Latinos and Latino issues, as well as labor and labor issues were covered by national TV network news (ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN) from 2008-2014, with support from the Communications Workers of America and the Newspaper Guild. Among other recent projects, in 2011 with funding from the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, he completed a study on the research methodologies utilized to study Hispanic consumers by national consumer research companies.
He is the editor and an author of the book The Mass Media and Latino Politics. Studies of U.S. Media Content, Campaign Strategies and Survey Research: 1984-2004 (2008). In 2015, with the assistance of Vinicio Sinta, he completed the study titled: "Latinos in TV network news 2008-2014: Still mostly invisible and problematic."
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Latino Public Radio Consortium, various research projects, and serving on the editorial boards for Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism Educator, and The Howard Journal of Communications.