Annamária Torbó is a PhD student at the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Pécs. Her main fields of research are the products of popular culture (particularly movies and TV series), and the connection of media texts and fan communities. In her PhD thesis she is dealing with a contemporary pop-cultural phenomenon, the young adult fiction. She is also interested in journalism related to communication and media research and developing the skills of media literacy. She is the editor of the Hungarian European Journalism Observatory. Besides being a researcher, she is also the project assistant of NEWSREEL.