Salvatore Scifo is the editor of this journal, Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture. Since January 2016 he has been senior lecturer in Social Media and Communication at the School of Journalism, English and Communication, Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University. He is a member of the university’s Centre for Media History and an associate member of the Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community. Prior to this, he has worked in Istanbul (Maltepe University, Koc University and Marmara University), London (London Metropolitan University and University of Westminster) and at the University of Siena in Italy. His research interests include community and alternative media, European media policy, British radio history, and crisis communication and social media.