New publication on EU cultural policy
Mon, 14 May 2018 11:44:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger’s chapter ‘Whither the creative economy? Reflections on the European case’ kicks off The Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and the Creative Industries, edited by two distinguished IP lawyers, Professors Abbe Brown (Aberdeen) and Charlotte Waelde (Coventry).
TV and the Rise of the Data Economy: Analytics, Power and the Public Interest
Fri, 11 May 2018 15:01:00 BST
CCPR Director Gillian Doyle gave an invited presentation on ‘Television and the Rise of the Data Economy: Analytics, Power and the Public Interest’ at World Media Economics and Management Conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference, which examined a range of questions surrounding the effects on media of the rise of global technology giants, was held on 6-9 April.
New essay on Jesús Martín Barbero’s work published
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:12:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger’s brief reflections on the work of the Colombian cultural analyst Jesús Martín-Barbero have just been published in a new e-book celebrating 30 years since first publication of From the Media to the Mediations.
Discussion on sport, media and politics
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:28:00 BST
Raymond Boyle gave an invited keynote talk on ‘Sporting Politics: Sport, Identity and Constitutional Crisis’ at the international conference on Regionalism, Nationalism and Contemporary International Sport held at the University of Vic, just north of Barcelona on 30 June.
Commercial TV and democratic society in Europe
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:46:00 BST
The role of commercial media in contemporary European democratic societies was under discussion at the international conference on Private Television in Europe organized by Vrije Universiteit Brussel, SMIT/imec and the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) in Brussels in June 2017 at which Gillian Doyle gave an invited presentation on ‘Ownership, Data, Power and Content'.
Can the EU undertake effective cultural diplomacy?
Tue, 23 May 2017 10:20:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger opened the first session at the High Level Policy Workshop on ‘EU international cultural relations: a strategic approach’, held in Florence at the European University Institute’s Global Governance Programme on 18-19 May.
Value Creation in Media Markets
Tue, 16 May 2017 16:05:00 BST
Gillian Doyle was a speaker in the opening plenary session on Industry Transformation and also gave a paper on ‘Value Creation and Sustainability in the Television Production Sector' at the European Media Management Association (EMMA) conference organised by Ghent University and Vrije Universities Brussel and held in Ghent on May 10-13, 2017.
'Cultural prescription': a growing focus for research
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:57:00 BST
CREATe Deputy Director Philip Schlesinger gave the opening keynote lecture on ‘Why does cultural expertise matter?’ at the international conference on ‘La prescription culturelle en question/Investigating cultural expertise’, held at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme de Dijon.
Congratulation to PGR student on completion of PhD
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:49:00 BST
Congratulations to Dr Helen Huang who, following her Viva in March 2017, has been unconditionally awarded a PhD for her thesis 'Digital Transition in the Chinese Newspaper Industry' from the Centre for Cultural Policy Research. Her supervisors were Professor Gillian Doyle and Dr Melanie Selfe.
Competition and Regulation in Digital markets
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:52:00 BST
Gillian Doyle spoke on Regulatory Challenges surrounding Online Business Models at a Workshop on 'Competition, Regulation and Freedom of Expression in Digital Markets' which took place at the EU-funded Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) in Florence
First Minister’s indyref2 bombshell holds up Scottish constitution workshop
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:48:00 GMT
In an astonishing coincidence, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s speech announcing moves towards a second independence referendum coincided precisely with an RSE-funded workshop organised by CCPR on the national press, civil society and constitutional identity in Scotland.
Robert Schuman Fellowship awarded to Philip Schlesinger
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:23:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger, Professor in Cultural Policy, has been awarded a Robert Schuman Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence. An award for distinguished scholars made by invitation only, this will run from March to June 2018.
Ofcom builds presence in Scotland
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:42:00 BST
Gillian Doyle, Director of CCPR, attended the opening of Ofcom's new office in Edinburgh on Thursday 6 October at which the ribbon was cut by Sharon White, Ofcom's Chief Executive along with members of her senior management team, including Mark Sweeney, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs, and Glenn Preston, the new Director Scotland.
The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:08:00 BST
Coinciding with the launch of their new book The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council, Gillian Doyle, Philip Schlesinger and Raymond Boyle of CCPR led a KE event and panel discussion at the BFI Reuben Library at the Southbank in London on October 5th.
Film policy analysed at Screen Studies Conference 2016
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:46:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger spoke on 'The new British film policy' at the Screen Studies Conference 2016, held at the University of Glasgow, 24-26 June. His talk was based on his work in progress at the RCUK's CREATe Centre.
Communication and Sport Series Published
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:24:00 BST
Raymond has edited a four volume collection in the Sage Major Work series that pulls together some best journal research from around the world in sports and communication. The volumes examine, History and Context, Heroes and Villains; Sport, Media and Communicating Identities; The Sports Communication Industries and Sports and the Digital Age.
Scottish Graduate School Annual Lecture 2016: Culture/Media/Research
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:02:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger gave the first keynote lecture to the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities' 2016 Summer School. He spoke about 'Academics and the policy process', reflecting on both his research and public engagement.
BBC Audience Council Scotland
Dr Inge Sørensen joined the BBC Audience Council Scotland members for lunch to discuss how the BBC can best service audiences in Scotland over the next 10 years in the context of the Charter review debate on the 3rd of June 2016.
Key cultural policy issues debated in Barcelona
Tue, 31 May 2016 11:52:00 BST
Two papers prepared by Philip Schlesinger – on ‘Creativity and value’ and on the ‘Digital Single Market’ – were debated by working groups at the Main Stakeholder Conference of CulturalBase, held at The Hangar, Barcelona, 11-13 May 2016.
Gillian Doyle speaks on Netflix and the ‘House of Cards’ effect
Thu, 26 May 2016 11:10:00 BST
Gillian Doyle gave a paper on ‘Globalized digital distribution and the House of Cards effect’ at the World Media Economics and Management Conference (WMEMC) at the Gabelli Business School, Fordham University in New York on May 3rd 2016.
CCPR-IMK joint international PhD workshop in Oslo
Thu, 26 May 2016 11:12:00 BST
CCPR PhD students Ann McCluskey, Angela Esposito, Omar Daodi and Abdulnasser Al-Abri took part in joint international PhD research workshop organised by Gillian Doyle and Raymond Boyle and hosted and led by colleagues at the Department of Communications (IMK) at the University of Oslo on May 12th 2016.
Digitisation and Changing Windowing strategies in the Television Industry
Thu, 26 May 2016 11:13:00 BST
Findings from Gillian Doyle’s latest project which investigates how strategies to exploit IPRs in TV content are changing have been published (online first) in Television & New Media in a new article on ‘Digitisation and Changing Windowing strategies in the Television Industry: Negotiating New Windows on the World’.
Michael Russell advocates simplicity in cultural policy
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:44:00 BST
In a lecture organized by the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, and delivered on 18 April, Michael Russell MSP for Argyll and Bute, considered the history of cultural policy in Scotland, from the Arts Council of Great Britain to Creative Scotland.
International knowledge exchange with the University of Navarra
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:20:00 BST
Gillian Doyle was guest professor at the University of Navarra's Madrid campus in April 2016 and presented on topics including international trade and protectionism, changing distribution technologies, innovation and economics of media as part of the Máster Ejecutivo en Gestión de Empresas de Comunicación.
Digital convergence and Changing TV windowing strategies
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:02:00 GMT
UK and international TV executives and policy-makers participated in a CCPR/CREATe symposium to discuss findings of a project carried out by Gillian Doyle on the effects of changing distribution platforms on content exploitation strategies in the TV production sector.
Hollywood and the Digital Challenge
Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:04:00 GMT
Mary Daily, President and Chief Marketing Officer Worldwide for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment visited CCPR on March 21st 2016 and gave a Masterclass to PhD and MSc in Media Management students on how the Hollywood majors are addressing transformation in technologies of distribution for feature films.
Commercialisation and Childhood: Resilience, Responsibility, and Media Literacy
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:25:00 GMT
As trustee of the VLV, Dr Lynn Whitaker joins the prestigious line-up at the policy UK event 'Commercialisation and Childhood', using her research into both children's 'in-app purchasing' and the children's media production sector
Evidence to Scottish Parliament on BBC Charter Review
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:55:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger joined his academic colleagues Robert Beveridge (Sassari) and Neil Blain (Stirling) in a panel session at the Education and Culture Committee's inquiry into the BBC Charter Review and its implications for Scotland on 5 January 2016.
Scotland, Public Service Broadcasting and the Broadcasting Landscape
Thu, 24 Dec 2015 08:29:00 GMT
Ken MacQuarrie, the Controller of BBC Scotland, delivers the second keynote speech at the forthcoming CCPR event “Scotland, Public Service Broadcasting and the Broadcasting Landscape”, which is being held in the Senate Room, University of Glasgow, 2-6pm on January 13. He follows Bill Matthews, the BBC Trustee for Scotland.
The Revival of Live TV
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:17:00 GMT
New article on 'The Revival of Live TV' in Media, Culture & Society by Dr Inge Sorensen
Some reflections on 'Creative Europe'
Mon, 14 Dec 2015 11:06:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger's short first working paper for the CulturalBase project
Gillian Doyle speaks on challenges facing European AV and cultural industries
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 09:02:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle gave an invited address on ‘Challenges facing EU audiovisual and cultural industries’ to an international symposium on Cultural Industries: Pivoting to Asia? in Brussels on December 7th 2015.
ECREA Digital Communication and Culture Workshop
Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:17:00 GMT
Dr Inge Ejbye Sørensen will give a paper, The (d)evolution of Public Service Media’s editorial standards and guidelines on social media platforms, at the ECREA Digital Communication and Culture Workshop at University of Salzburg on the 27th November 2015.
CCPR PhD student Mike Flood Page gives evidence to DCMS Select Committee Inquiry
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:46:00 GMT
Dr Mike Flood Page who recently successfully completed his PhD studies in CCPR gave oral evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee inquiry into the BBC’s Charter Review on the BBC’s contribution to technological development on November 10th.
Flying too close to the sun: Film support, sustainability and the UK Film Council
Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:17:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle gave an invited research paper entitled 'Flying too close to the sun: Film support, sustainability and the UK Film Council' at the University of Leeds on November 11, 2015 as part of the ICS research seminar series.
The state of publishing in Norway
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:57:00 BST
Professor Helge Rønning of Oslo University and Mads Nygaard, CEO of Aschehoug publishers, presented their reflections on the state of publishing in Norway, drawing special attention to the national system that protects authors' rights, standardises contracts, and ensures wide distribution of published works around the whole country.
Call for Papers for Special Issue of Internet Policy Review on *Regulating the ‘Sharing Economy'*
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:42:00 BST
This Call for Papers is open to researchers from the fields of policy studies, sociology, law, philosophy, data, information and technology studies, economics and management. Emerging scholars are particularly encouraged to submit a proposal.
AHRC Commons Advisory Board appointment
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:48:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger has joined the Advisory Board of the AHRC Commons project, which aims to create a new forum for engagement and exchange among arts and humanities researchers and the wider communities with which they connect. The first Commons national event will take place in spring 2015.
Multiplatform Media and the Digital Challenge Symposium
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 15:13:00 BST
A symposium organised by CCPR and held at the RSA in London on June 12th 2015 to present findings of an ESRC-funded study on Multiplatform Media and the Digital Challenge: Strategy Distribution and Policy was a well-attended forum for lively exchange about multiplatform media strategy.
Competition in television markets
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 11:55:00 BST
Gillian Doyle gave an invited plenary presentation on multi-platform distribution and changes in windowing strategies at the international conference on Private Television in Europe on 3rd June 2015 which focused on competition issues in television broadcasting markets.
Media Economy, New media and Pluralism
Thu, 28 May 2015 09:44:00 BST
Gillian Doyle gave an invited presentation on ‘Internet markets, advertising, news publishing and pluralism’ to journalists and media practitioners from across Europe at the EU-funded Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) based at the European University Institute in Florence on May 26th, 2015.
Annual TS, FTV and CCPR Postgraduate Symposium
Wed, 06 May 2015 11:48:00 BST
This two-day symposium is an interdisciplinary event in which PhD students from Theatre, Film and Television Studies and the Centre for Cultural Policy Research gather to present and share work from their respective fields of expertise.
Public Relations and Insight Event
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 16:25:00 GMT
Raymond Boyle spoke at the PRCA Insight Series held in Glasgow on 10 March.
Children's media research event at Ofcom
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:59:00 GMT
Research into children's media use is an increasingly hot topic, with growing political, policy and public concern about how new devices are affecting the uptake and use of content, whether young people bring enough critical understanding to their consumption, and whether the role of parental mediation is up to the job of guiding children
Measuring Online News Consumption and Supply
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:11:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle participated in a small closed roundtable event to discuss measurement of online supplies of content and consumption with policy-makers, industry experts and academics at Ofcom in London on 9th December 2014. The event was organized by the Reuters Institute in conjunction with Ofcom.
CCPR at Madrid media diversity debate
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:01:00 GMT
At the opening session of the international seminar on diversity in the audiovisual sector, held at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Katherine Champion presented research drawing on our ESRC-funded project on multi-platform media and the digital challenge.
CCPR to launch a new Masters programme in Autumn 2015
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:26:00 BST
We are excited to announce our new Masters programme: the MSc in Creative Industries and Cultural Policy, which will launch in Autumn 2015. This programme will provide a rigorous grounding in the key economic, cultural and policy forces shaping the development of the creative industries at global, national and local levels.
CCPR's Dr Lisa Kelly and Dr Katherine Champion launch online resource
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:35:00 BST
Dr Lisa Kelly and Dr Katherine Champion announced the launch of an online resource Shaping Scotland's Talent: Change, Flexibility and New Pathways in the Screen Industries which arises from a series of themed workshops funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2014.
Media Management student nominated for Student Radio Award 2014
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:31:00 BST
Media Management student Jelmer Lelieveld, who last year served as Executive Producer for student radio station Tone Radio, has been shortlisted by the UK Student Radio Association for the Best Student Radio Chart Show Award 2014
The UKFC: A Case Study of Film Policy in Transition
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:40:00 BST
A symposium organised by CCPR and held at the RSA in London in September 2014 to present findings of an AHRC-funded study on The UK Film Council (UKFC): A Case Study of Film Policy in Transition was a forum for lively exchange about strategic policy interventions to support film.
Implementation of the EU Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM2014)
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:43:00 BST
Gillian Doyle participated in a workshop to exchange views on findings from a pilot test in nine EU member states of the Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM), a policy tool to identify potential risks to media pluralism and freedom of speech in the EU.
PhD Workshop on Researching Film Institutions, Film Industry and Film Policy
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:44:00 BST
The research team, all based in CCPR, which conducted an AHRC-funded project on The UK Film Council (UKFC): A Case Study of Film Policy in Transition organised a workshop on methodological issues for PhD research students and early career researchers working on the film industry, film institutions and film policy in Glasgow on September 26.
Dr Inge Ejbye Sørensen on Danish 24 hours news station TV2News
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:01:00 BST
On the night of the Scottish referendum Dr Inge Ejbye Sørensen was commentator on the media coverage of the referendum on Danish 24 hours news station TV2News as well as the Danish national broadcasters DR's daily current affairs programme Deadline
CCPR at ICCPR2014
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:33:00 BST
A CCPR team went to the 8th International Conference on Cultural Policy Research, held at Hildesheim in Germany on 9-12 September. Philip Schlesinger, Melanie Selfe and Ealasaid Munro presented methodological reflections on their current AHRC-funded study
EMMA Award for CCPR Director
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 14:00:00 BST
The European Media Management Association (EMMA) awarded Professor Gillian Doyle, Director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, their prize for outstanding individual contribution to scholarship at the association’s annual conference in Tallinn, Estonia in June 2014.
New issue of Audiovisual Thinking on the creative economy
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:01:00 BST
The latest issue of Audiovisual Thinking, no. 7, 2014, guest edited by Philip Schlesinger of CCPR and CREATe, is on 'Facets of the creative economy' and covers the disappearance of celluloid, machinima as creative practice, and open culture data.
Second workshop in the RSE-funded series ‘Shaping Scotland's Talent: Change, Flexibility and New Pathways in the Screen Industries’
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:07:00 BST
Dr Lisa Kelly and Dr Katherine Champion held the second workshop in the RSE-funded series ‘Shaping Scotland's Talent: Change, Flexibility and New Pathways in the Screen Industries’.
RSE-funded workshop on Shaping Scotland's Talent
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:49:00 BST
Dr Lisa Kelly and Dr Katherine Champion hold first RSE-funded workshop on ‘Talent in the Screen Industries’ The first workshop in an RSE-funded series ‘Shaping Scotland's Talent: Change, Flexibility and New Pathways in the Screen Industries’ was held this week at Citizen M in Glasgow.
International knowledge exchange with the University of Navarra
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:45:00 BST
Gillian Doyle was guest professor at the University of Navarra's Madrid campus in March-April 2014 and presented on topics including changing technology, innovation and economics of media as part of the Máster Ejecutivo en Gestión de Empresas de Comunicación.
New publication from CCPR on the digital challenge to the printed press
Wed, 14 May 2014 16:41:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger and Gillian Doyle's article 'From organisational crisis to multiplatform salvation? Creative destruction and the recomposition of news media' has just been published online in Journalism.
Scottish Press Awards
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:43:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle is a final stage judge for the 2014 Scottish Press Awards.
Inge Ejbye Sørensen article
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 14:37:00 GMT
Dr Inge Ejbye Sørensen keeps the Danish public informed about the media coverage of the Scottish referendum in her article 'Uafhængighed? Kampen om Skotlands fremtid' (Independence? The battle for Scotland's future) in the Danish Broadsheet Politiken.'
Independence and the Scottish film industry
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:29:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger was a member of the panel that addressed this much-neglected question. Held during the Glasgow Short Film Festival at the CCA on 15 February, the conference attracted a capacity audience for a well-tempered and highly engaged discussion.
CREATe Workshop on creative work
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:32:00 GMT
CCPR was at the heart of CREATE's workshop on research into creative work.
The future of the Scottish press is discussed by Philip Schlesinger and Alex Benchimol
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:52:00 GMT
The RSE funded two workshops on 'Securing Scotland's voice', with a major focus on the Scottish press in international perspective. Here, the workshop's conveners discuss their findings. http://policyscotland.gla.ac.uk/futurescottishpress/
PhD AHRC Scholarships 2014/15 in Cultural Policy and Media and Communication Studies
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:33:00 GMT
The Centre for Cultural Policy Research is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships, through its involvement in the recently announced AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership Scotland.
Madrid debate on cultural policy and economic crisis
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:17:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger gave a plenary lecture on ‘Institutions and cultural policy in the UK: reflections on two case studies’, at the international seminar on ‘Crisis and change in the finance of culture’ held at the Sala Berlanga in Madrid on 13 December 2013.
Debate on cinema and Pakistan
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:13:00 GMT
The British Council-sponsored South Asia Season event held in the University's Senate Room on 9 December centred on the screening of Farjad Nabi's new documentary Faustin Elmer Chaudhry's Pakistan, a story of change since before the ending of the Raj, seen through the lens of the astounding centenarian photographer.
RSE Workshop Grant - Shaping Scotland's Talent
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:05:00 GMT
Dr Lisa Kelly and Dr Katherine Champion have been awarded an RSE Arts & Humanities Research Workshop grant of £8,722 for a project entitled 'Shaping Scotland's Talent: Change, Flexibility and New Pathways in the Screen Industries'.
Philip Schlesinger's latest Ofcom blogpost
Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:57:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger's blog on media plurality and Scotland http://bit.ly/1esqgw5
Guest Professor appointment at the University of Navarra
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:18:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle has been invited to become a guest professor on the Máster Ejecutivo en Gestión de Empresas de Comunicación (MEGEC) - the Executive Media MBA - offered by the Faculty of Communications at the University of Navarra in 2014.
Editor-in-Chief of Media Scotland speaks to Media Management class
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:17:00 GMT
Allan Rennie, Editor-in-Chief of Media Scotland gave a presentation to the MSc in Media Management students in November about the ways the newspaper industry is changing and issues surrounding the introduction of paywalls for online content.
Ofcom visits CCPR
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:13:00 GMT
The Centre hosted a successful and productive visit on October 29 by a group of senior executives from Ofcom including Colette Bowe, Chairman of the Board of Ofcom and Vicky Nash, Head of Ofcom Scotland to discuss emerging research agendas and activities in the area of media policy.
International views on the Scottish press
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 13:47:00 BST
The future of the Scottish press will be discussed on 14 October at the Centre for Cultural Policy Research. Academic experts from The Basque Country, Catalonia, Denmark, Norway and Quebec will discuss the challenges posed to small-nation press systems by the digital revolution.
Preparing for a Fully Converged Audiovisual World
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:00:00 BST
In the lead-up to adoption of a new Green Paper on regulatory implications for Europe of changes in audiovisual markets, Director of CCPR Gillian Doyle has been invited to address an EPP Hearing on 'Converged Media: opportunities and challenges for the European audiovisual media sector' at the European Parliament in October 2013.
Securing Scotland’s Voice: The State of the Scottish National Press in the Digital Age
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:53:00 BST
This workshop, which was supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, explored the current economic and cultural state of the Scottish national newspaper press in relation to the digitization of the media
New social media and new challenges for minority language policy’ a CCPR seminar on 21 May 2013
Thu, 16 May 2013 13:54:00 BST
The seminar in the Basque Fellowship series reflected on how both minority and majority languages media are adapting to rapid changes in the current digital multichannel environment, as well as to changes in audiences’ viewing and consumption patterns.
Media Pluralism and Freedom in a Connected Europe at the IIEA in Dublin, March 2013
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:59:00 GMT
Following on from her work as supervisor on the report of the EU High Level Group on Media Freedom and Pluralism published in January 2013, Gillian Doyle attended a seminar on Media Pluralism and Freedom in a Connected Europe at the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) in Dublin
Communications regulation in Scotland
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:07:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger's blog on Scotland and media and communications regulation
Devolution and independence: future of Scottish media
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:10:00 GMT
CCPR's Philip Schlesinger gave the closing talk at the international one-day workshop on 'Devolution and independence: future of Scottish media' held at Edinburgh University on 7 January as part of the EU-funded Mediadem programme.
Policy Conference - EU Competencies in Respect of Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (Oct 29)
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:36:00 GMT
Gillian attended a workshop at the European University Institute in Florence in connection with her work as supervisor on a EU-funded study on 'European Union competencies in respect of media pluralism and media freedom' being produced by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF).
Cultural policy and creative industries conference
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:44:00 BST
CCPR's Professor Philip Schlesinger spoke on 'Cultural policy and the idea of the creative economy' at the international symposium on 'Cultural policies and creative industries in Japan and Scotland' held at the University of Edinburgh on 11 October 2012. His paper can be accessed here.
Philip Schlesinger speaks at ICCPR 2012 in Barcelona
Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:12:00 BST
CCPR's director, Professor Philip Schlesinger, delivered a paper on 'Expertise, the academy and the governance of cultural policy' in the Central Sessions of the VII International Conference on Cultural Policy Research,
Visiting Researcher to CCPR
Wed, 04 Jul 2012 10:48:00 BST
Dr Belén Monclús Blancois has joined CCPR for a 3 month research period. She is a lecturer from the Audiovisual Communication and Advertising Department of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and researcher at the GRISS (The Image, Sound and Synthesis Research Group).
Completion of Teaching at the Ibero-American Institute
Wed, 09 May 2012 09:06:00 BST
On May 3, as holder of the 2011-12 Chair in Communication at the University of Salamanca, Philip Schlesinger completed teaching a Masters course on critical perspectives on the creative economy at the Ibero-American Institute.
Gillian Doyle chairs OECD Workshop
Thu, 08 Dec 2011 09:58:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle Chaired a Technical Workshop on the Economics of Regulation at the OECD in Paris in December where experts discussed how recent developments in the economics can inform the construction of the OECD STRI in network industries and in sectors characterised by two-sided platforms.
Local TV and the Scottish Digital Network
Thu, 29 Sep 2011 14:53:00 BST
See Philip Schlesinger's analysis on the LSE's media policy project's blog.
New Basque Fellow in CCPR
Thu, 15 Mar 2012 09:38:00 GMT
Thursday 1st March 2012, Aleks Krotoski, New Media writer on The Observer and BBC Presenter
Wed, 02 Nov 2011 12:10:00 GMT
The next of The Glasgow Lectures in Culture - 'The cult of me meets the cult of we' - will be delivered by Dr Aleks Krotoski, broadcaster, journalist and academic, at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on 1 March at 6.00pm. Tickets are complimentary to University of Glasgow staff and students.
New Research into Sport and Media Management
Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:32:00 BST
Raymond Boyle (with Richard Haynes) have a new research chapter entitled Sport, the Media & Strategic Communications Management in a new sports management book, Managing Sport Business (eds. Linda Trenberth and David Hassan) (Routledge).
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:40:00 BST
Congratulations to Christine Lohmeier who received her PhD earlier this year and has now been appointed to a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Munich. Christine will work in the editorial office of the journal Communication Theory as well as pursuing her own research projects.
Smoke, mirrors and the creative economy
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:22:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger opened a one-day international seminar on the creative industries held at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme Paris Nord on 7 June. In his paper, 'Smoke and mirrors: the politics and economics of the creative industries in the UK'.
16 June 2011 AHRC-funded project Public Understanding of Business: Television, Representation and Entrepreneurship Symposium
Tue, 07 Jun 2011 10:08:00 BST
The Centre for Cultural Policy Research (CCPR) is hosting a symposium to discuss the AHRC-funded project Public Understanding of Business: Television, Representation and Entrepreneurship on Thursday 16 June 2011.
3 June 2011 Seminar: Minority Languages and the Economy: The Case of Gaelic
Fri, 03 Jun 2011 15:33:00 BST
As part of CCPR's Basque Fellowship programme, the Centre hosted a seminar on 3 June on the association between minority languages and economic development focusing on Gaelic within contemporary Scotland.
Visiting Professor Appointment
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:31:00 BST
Professor Philip Schlesinger Appointed Visiting Professor at LUISS
Visit to Paris 1 Sorbonne
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:35:00 BST
MSc director taught for a week at the University of Paris 1 Sorbonne as part of the Master 2 Droit
Research seminar at the LSE
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:39:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger spoke at the LSE’s Department of Media and Communication.
Professor Philip Schlesinger Appointed Visiting Professor at LUISS
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 08:48:00 BST
Professor Philip Schlesinger, director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Research, has been appointed a Visiting Professor in the Department of History and Political Science at LUISS, the leading social sciences university in Rome. He will teach there in autumn 2011.
David Booth of MTV visits MSc in Media Management class
Wed, 27 Oct 2010 09:56:00 BST
David Booth, VP of Content and Programming at MTV Brands International and an honorary Professor within CCPR, visited the Centre on October 15th and gave a guest lecture on the changing economics of the television industry to the MSc in Media Management class.
State of play of Scotland’s culture
State of play of Scotland’s culture
Philip Schlesinger gave the opening keynote at the conference ‘State of Play: Art and Culture in Scotland Today’, held at the University of Glasgow’s Gilmorehill Centre. With 190 attendees from across Scotland’s arts world, the conference, organized by the ahm consultancy, testified to the great appetite for debate on the future of funding. Philip’s lecture set out the UK and Scottish policy context for culture and reflected on the issues confronting Creative Scotland. From the floor, Susan Galloway gave an invited comment based on her research into the Scottish Arts Council. The conference proceedings will be published in due course by ahm.
New CCPR publication
Philip Schlesinger’s reflections on academic research and values have just been published in Italian as ‘I valori della ricerca universitaria e le politiche culturali’ in the CMCS Working Papers. Click on this link to download the PDF. Also available on the ISSUU platform:
Gruppo Europeo di Torino debates public service media
Philip Schlesinger opened and concluded the deliberations of a network of European academic researchers brought together to debate the future of public service media by Infocivica, the Italian civil society organization. The group met in Turin in the broadcaster RAI’s Arturo Toscanini Auditorium on 21 September 2010. For details of the programme and the discussion go to:
Visitors to CCPR
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 14:31:00 BST
CCPR is pleased to welcome two new visitors to the Centre. Dr Jose M. Zendoia Sainz & Adolfo Carratalá.
Visit to Argentine Government to discuss Culture Industries
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:39:00 BST
Raymond was invited by the Culture Ministry of the Argentine Government to speak at their two day seminar on the Culture Industries, which was held at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Buenos Aires on 12/13 August.
New PhD Success
Fri, 23 Jul 2010 13:51:00 BST
Congratulations to Floris Langen who recently gained his Doctorate from the Centre.
Scottish Arts Council study
Mon, 21 Jun 2010 11:28:00 BST
The first published output of the Scottish Arts Council study conducted by CCPR between 2008-2010 appears in the current issue of the journal Cultural Trends (Vol 19, Issue 1&2). The article, "The Scottish dimension of British arts government: a historical perspective", by Susan Galloway and Huw David Jones.
Kevin Robins becomes CCPR Research Associate
Tue, 15 Jun 2010 15:10:00 BST
We are delighted to announce that Kevin Robins has become a CCPR research associate. Kevin has held chairs at City, Goldsmiths and Newcastle universities. Now based in Istanbul, he is currently a visiting fellow at Goldsmiths University of London, where has led research on 'Europe in motion'.
Visit to University of Porto
Wed, 09 Jun 2010 10:12:00 BST
Raymond Boyle gave the final talk in a series of public lectures on sports media held at the University of Porto and sponsored by Portuguese newspaper O Jogo. The talk entitled Sport, the BBC and Journalism in the Digital Age was given on 25 May.
Arts policy and national identity seminar at CCPR
Fri, 16 Apr 2010 14:08:00 BST
The seminar ‘Arts Policy and National Identity in Scotland: Past and Future’ marked the conclusion of a CCPR project investigating the history of the Scottish Arts Council, supported by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
EU Forum on Cultural Industries
Thu, 01 Apr 2010 11:13:00 BST
Gillian Doyle led the discussion on ‘Local and European production in a world of global markets’ at the EU Forum on Cultural Industries in Barcelona on March 29 at which Odile Quintin presented an outline of the forthcoming EC Green paper on Cultural and Creative Industries.
EMMA Conference 2010 – Changing Ecology of Media
Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:32:00 GMT
Gillian Doyle spoke at the opening plenary of the European Media Management Association (EMMA) annual conference 2010 at the University of Westminster, London on February 5th about strategic responses to convergence in the television industry.
Research on TV and Enterprise presented at Dept of BIS SeminarRaymond Boyle presented initial findings from the AHRC research project at a seminar held by the Dept of Business Innovation and Skills in London on December 13. The Seminar was examining the impact of the media on perceptions of enterprise among the public. More info: http://www.gla.ac.uk/centres/ccpr/research/publicunderstandingofbusinesstelevisionrepresentationandentrepreneurship/
The future of listed events television in the UK
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:49:00 BST
Raymond Boyle has a chapter, No Longer the Crown Jewels of Sport? Television, Sport and National Events in the UK, in a new collection called Sport, Public Broadcasting and Cultural Citizenship edited by Jay Scherer and David Rowe and published by Routledge.
Visiting Fellows will research media, culture and sports
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 15:18:00 BST
PROFESSOR PHILIP SCHLESINGER HONOURED IN SPAIN
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:43:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger, Professor in Cultural Policy, has been made the first-ever foreign Honorary Member (Socio de Honor) of the Spanish Association for Communication Research (Asociación Española de Investigación de la Comunicación).
New Book Published: THE TALENT INDUSTRY: Television, Cultural Intermediaries and new Digital Pathways
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:07:00 BST
A new book by Raymond Boyle exploring how the digital multiplatform delivery of television is affecting the role performed by cultural intermediaries responsible for talent identification and development has been published.
CCPR Director Gillian Doyle has been appointed to the Peer Review College of the UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships programme.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:45:00 BST
CCPR Director Gillian Doyle has been appointed to the Peer Review College of the UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships programme.
Talk on ‘Sport, Media and Issues of Governance’ at Paris Event
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 13:33:00 BST
Raymond Boyle was an invited speaker on the 5th edition of the Executive Masters in Sports Governance programme (MESGO) held in Paris last week which is supported by UEFA. He spoke on ‘Media, sport and issues of governance’ at the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) stadium on Thursday 27 September. More details at www.mesgo.org/
Reflections on Renato Ortiz’s ‘Modern Brazilian Tradition’
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:23:00 BST
Philip Schlesinger’s essay on Brazilian anthropologist and sociologist Renato Ortiz’s ‘Modern Brazilian Tradition’, thirty years on, has just been published and can be downloaded here: http://revistas.unisinos.br/index.php/ciencias_sociais/article/view/csu.2018.54.2.04/60746409
Understanding Media Economics (2nd Edition) - Chinese Version
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:41:00 GMT
A Chinese translated version of Gillian Doyle's book Understanding Media Economics (2nd Edition) has been published as part of a prestigious series of international works on media by Tsinghua University Press.
Podcast discusses new research into the relationship between Television and Talent Development
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:35:00 GMT
Raymond Boyle took part in a podcast to discuss his new book, The Talent Industry: Television, Cultural Intermediaries and New Digital Pathways (published in September) that looked at how the television industry, in the multi-platform age is identifying, nurturing and developing on and off screen talent.
Cultural diplomacy 2.0
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:59:00 GMT
Professor Philip Schlesinger spoke about new intermediaries and platform regulation at the European University Institute’s executive training seminar on how cultural diplomacy is presently being reshaped in the digital age. The event was held on 28-30 November 2018 in Florence.
Screen Scotland Television Talent Briefing
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:47:00 GMT
Raymond Boyle was invited to Screen Scotland to discuss his new book The Talent Industry. A briefing session with members of Screen Scotland regarding issues of talent development and the television industry took place on Monday 10 December at Creative Scotland in Edinburgh.
CCPR out in force at MeCCSA2019
Fri, 25 Jan 2019 11:29:00 GMT
CCPR academics covered the waterfront at the Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association’s 2019 annual conference on 9-11 January 2019. The topic was ‘Continuity and change: media, communications and politics’ was held at the University of Stirling, with over 200 delegates attending from 19 different countries.
Democracy and the digital society in question
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 10:18:00 GMT
Philip Schlesinger represented the Royal Society of Edinburgh at the international forum on ‘Democracy in a digital society’ held at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities on 24 January 2019. Co-organised by the All European Academies and the Re-imagine Europa task force, this event indicated the deep unease presently assailing European Union institutions and key elites as they are confronted by unpredictable and deep-rooted political changes.
PhD graduate Clare Edwards takes on new role
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:44:00 GMT
Clare Edwards began working as Cultural Regeneration Officer at Renfrewshire Council in Autumn 2018, as part of a new Cultural Regeneration Team building on the legacy of Paisley’s UK City of Culture bid. Clare’s role involves providing cultural policy expertise, identifying new opportunities, delivering existing commitments and developing relationships connected to the Paisley Partnership. Clare passed her PhD viva at CCPR in October 2018.
Television and Talent, Public Lecture at Lund University, Sweden
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 10:14:00 GMT
Raymond was invited to give a Public Lecture on the Talent Industry and Television at the University of Lund on Wednesday 13 March. He also spoke on a panel at the Media Mixing Conference held at the University on Thursday 14 March.
Dr Inge Sørensen interprets Brexit and its impact on the British Union in Danish Media
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:29:00 BST
During the UK’s Brexit negotiations in April 2019, Dr Inge Sørensen wrote an analysis of the political ramifications for the nations and regions for Politiken (the Danish equivalent of the Independent)
Dublin and Glasgow: Creative Cities Summit
Mon, 13 May 2019 12:34:00 BST
The Dublin-Glasgow Creative Cities Summit took place at the British Embassy in Dublin on 10 May. Organised by UofG Pro-Vice-Principal Professor Murray Pittock, this meeting brought together leading officials, cultural sector professionals and academics to explore new collaborations between the two cities.
CCPR hosts creative industries policy workshop
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 11:45:25 BST
A creative industries policy workshop was held on 23 September at The Lighthouse in Glasgow. The workshop was set up to feed a range of views from Scotland into the creative industries research project at Queen Mary University London, which is comparing policy in the UK and Brazil. Twenty speakers contributed.
New platform regulation research gets first airing
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 13:32:06 GMT
Together with his CREATe colleagues Martin Kretschmer and Ula Furgal, CCPR’s Philip Schlesinger presented new research on the regulation of internet platforms at a half-day conference that also dealt with new research on intellectual property litigation.
Online Workshops delivered with UEFA
Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:19:58 BST
Raymond Boyle took part in July in three online workshops hosted by UEFA and the Football Federations of Georgia, Iceland and Wales. The workshops formed part of the Certificate in Football Management (CFM) programme delivered by the University of Lausanne and UEFA.
Philip Schlesinger’s new chapter on ‘Scotland’s dual public sphere and the media’ is published in the Oxford Handbook of Scottish Politics.
Thu, 27 Aug 2020 11:23:46 BST
Philip Schlesinger’s new chapter on ‘Scotland’s dual public sphere and the media’ is published in the Oxford Handbook of Scottish Politics.
The early history of product placement in film
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 10:09:12 BST
In path-breaking archival research into the history of independent cinema production and how it was marketed, Melanie Selfe has investigated how Samuel Goldwyn and his distributor United Artists aggressively used bespoke branded product-placement and associated promotions to sell their biggest films.
Webinar 24 November on Sport, Identity and Globalisation
Tue, 17 Nov 2020 15:29:55 GMT
To launch a new book edited by Xavier Ginesta et al called Sport, Globalisation and Identity, there will be a webinar on 24 November at 5pm. It will feature short presentations from some of the contributors, including Raymond Boyle. Details are at https://info.uvic.cat/sport-globalisation-and-identity/
Talk on platform regulation to Ofcom’s Scottish Advisory Committee
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 10:13:50 GMT
Philip Schlesinger presented his analysis of ‘The future shape of platform regulation’ to Ofcom’s Advisory Committee for Scotland on 1 December. The talk drew on his current research in the AHRC-funded Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre’s programme of work. Committee members raised a wide range of questions.
Science, the media and the pandemic
Tue, 08 Dec 2020 09:27:05 GMT
Philip Schlesinger was the respondent in the online session on ‘Pandemic journalism: walking the tightrope between science and politics?’, which was part of the ‘Coronavirus, statistical chaos and the news’ joint symposium of Bournemouth University, Royal Statistical Society, and Association of British Science Writers, held on 4 December 2020. For those who want to follow the proceedings, the event will be posted online soon by the three bodies concerned.
Dr Inge Ejbye Sørensen's article 'Sex and safety on set' is published in Feminist Media Studies.
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 15:12:17 GMT
Dr Inge Ejbye Sørensen's article 'Sex and safety on set: Intimacy Coordinators in television drama and film in the VOD and post-Weinstein era', is published in Feminist Media Studies.
Journalism, Democracy and the rise of Misinformation
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 13:29:14 GMT
As part of her work as a Member of the Future of Media Commission in Ireland, Gillian Doyle chaired an international panel on February 25th on the role of policy-makers, public service media and the press in combating the growing challenge of manipulation, dis and misinformation on digital platforms.
Dr Melanie Selfe’s article 'Use the SONGS to sell your SHOW!' shortlisted for the BAFTSS 2021
Mon, 01 Mar 2021 14:08:00 GMT
Dr Melanie Selfe’s article ‘“Use the SONGS to sell your SHOW!”: Sam Goldwyn, the Eddie Cantor musicals and the development of product-centred marketability’ has been shortlisted for the BAFTSS 2021 Best Journal Article award (https://www.baftss.org/awards).
New book on transformations in ownership in the TV production sector by Gillian Doyle and fellow CCPR authors published.
Mon, 10 May 2021 14:50:00 BST
A new book on transformations in ownership in the TV production sector by Professor Gillian Doyle and fellow authors Richard Paterson and Dr Kenny Barr has been published.
New blog and video on the pandemic and the media
Thu, 13 May 2021 11:52:03 BST
Philip Schlesinger’s blog on the RSE Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission’s discussion of the pandemic and the media, along with his voice-over for the accompanying video illustrations, can be accessed here: https://www.rsecovidcommission.org.uk/the-pandemic-and-the-media/
Mark Banks contributes to the UCL Enquiry on the Case for the Humanities
Thu, 20 May 2021 09:22:26 BST
On Monday 17 May Mark Banks was an invited contributor to a roundtable discussion on 'The Humanities and the Economy' as part of a UCL-wide initiative - the UCL Enquiry on the Case for the Humanities - led by Professor Maurice Biriotti.
New research on big tech platform regulation in the UK
Fri, 04 Jun 2021 10:57:07 BST
With much of our time spent on online platforms, now increasingly influential in people’s daily lives, how they are regulated is becoming a vitally important issue. High-profile research conducted at CCPR and CREATe as part of the Arts & Humanities Research Council Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) has analysed how eight government and parliamentary reports and inquiries over an 18-month period have highlighted and set the agenda for platform regulation.
Participation in Oireachtas Joint Committee about future of media
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:39:47 BST
Professor Gillian Doyle presented to a meeting of an Oireachtas Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport and Media along with fellow members of the Future of Media in Commission (FOMC) on June 16th.
Prof Kate Oakley awarded Radboud-Glasgow Collaboration Funds
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 11:20:49 BST
Prof Kate Oakley together with Prof Helleke van den Braber and Dr Yosha Wijngaarden from Radboud University will be collaborating on a project that explore the challenges and potential of co-operative work in pandemic times.
CCPR PhD success in Kazakhstan
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:50:16 BST
CCPR is delighted to announce that Assel Kamza, who was awarded her doctorate in June, has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences at Suleyman Demirel University, Kazakhstan, where she will teach research methods and media theory. At CCPR Assel wrote her thesis on the Kazakh film industry and state policy.
Kenny Barr contributes to IPO research examining the UK music industries in the digital era
Fri, 24 Sep 2021 14:22:00 BST
The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has published two new research reports examining: Music Creators’ Earnings in the Digital Era and Buyout Contracts in the UK Audio-visual Commissioning Sector.
Sports Media Research
Fri, 05 Nov 2021 13:08:45 GMT
Raymond Boyle presented (with Richard Haynes) research on Football, media, ownership and diversity: The European Super League, at the Virtual Seminar of the ECREA Temporary Working Group “Communication and Sport” November 5–6, 2021; hosted by Aarhus University.
Scoping culture and heritage capital research
Thu, 02 Dec 2021 14:52:15 GMT
A bid to the AHRC and DCMS for 'Scoping Culture and Heritage Capital Research' https://www.ukri.org/news/research-captures-and-enhances-value-of-uk-culture-and-heritage/ on which Professor Gillian Doyle of CCPR is Advisor was successful.