With Lorenzo Coretti we will discuss about migrants and the media: what shapes the narratives on immigration in different countries with a particular focus on the United States and Europe.

Lorenzo Coretti is Programm Director of Communication Department at The American University of Rome. Lorenzo completed a PhD at CAMRI (Communication and Media Research Institute), at the University of Westminster in June 2014. In 2008, the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) has rated CAMRI as the best media and communication research centre in the United Kingdom. He is also member of the Editorial Board of WPCC (Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture) where he co-edited a special issue entitled “The Role of Social Media in Arab Uprisings – Past and Present”. Lorenzo’s principal research interests lie in the social, political, and economic implications of digital media and social technologies. His teaching interests include courses in communication and society, social media, advertising, ethics, and digital technologies.