I obtained a Master in French Literature in 1977 at the University of Paris IV Sorbonne (France). I have been teaching French Literature in a secondary school in Saint Omer (France) from 1979 until 1999. I got an “Agregation de Lettres Modernes” in 1989. During this period I developed a special interest on children media literacy and obtained a PHD (cum Laude) in media and journalism studies in 1992 from Ecole Normale Supérieure (Fontenay-aux-Roses). My thesis was on the coverage of the war in the Gulf on CNN and two French TV channels. I have been involved in the researches and seminars of CEMS (Centre d’étude des Mouvements Sociaux, now Institut Marcel Mauss at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris) about the constitution of public events and public problems. I have been a Lecturer in journalism studies at Institut Français de Presse (Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris) from 2003 to 2011. I became Senior Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris), were I was appointed full time Professor in 2011. I have been assistant head of department from 2011 to 2012, and I directed the department of distant learning (ENEAD) from 2012 until June 2014. I am directing a research team (ERCOMES). I am also Associate Professor at Ecole Supérieur des telecommunications (Telecom-Paristech) and a member of la Société Française des Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication (SFIC) and of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) I am the author of two books (Le Temps des Evénements Médiatiques, Ina de Boeck, Bruxelles, 2003, and L’Evénement et les Médias, Editions des Archives Contemporaines, Paris, 2011) and the author or co-author of 33 publications.