Dr Michael O'Neill
- Research Associate (Theatre, Film & Television Studies)
telephone: 0141 330 2447
- British television history
- Cultural industries
- Promotional cultures/branding
- Social media
- 2010-2014: CCCR/SCAFM (University of Portsmouth) doctoral research grant.
Dissertation supervision on the MSc Media Management Programme
Referee for British Cinema and Television Journal
- O’Neill, M. (2016) “Tamed, Leashed, Interrupted”? How Walter Presents represents the subtitled digital vanguard of Channel 4’s uncertain post-TV global future.” Presented at European Screens: MeCETES conference on contemporary European film and television drama, University of York, 7th September 2016.
- O’Neill, M. (2016) “’You know nothing, Jon Snow’: The tale of how Channel 4’s search for youthful news audiences led to 4Newswall.” Presented at Media Engagement: Connecting Production, Texts and Audiences (International Symposium), University of Westminster, 4th May 2016.
- O’Neill, M. (2015) “'Born Risky/Dying Risk-free' – The dissonance between televisual past and promotional present signals Channel 4's uncertain multiplatform future.” Presented at New Directions in Film and Television Production Studies Conference, Bristol Watershed, 14th April 2015.
- O’Neill, M. (2013) “We (can't) remember it for you wholesale” - How Channel 4's re-imagining of television's past allows it to create its multiplatform future? Presented at MeCCSA-PGN 2013 Conference, University of East Anglia, 3rd July 2013.
- O’Neill, M. (2012) "Remembering Forgotten Histories? Digital archives, televisual ephemera and challenging dominant discourse through the Wayback Machine." Presented at MeCCSA-PGN 2012 Conference, Loughborough University, 18th September 2012.
- O’Neill, M. (2012). "Digital Ash for a Digital Urn – 360 Degree Commissioning, Multiplatform Branding and how Educational Broadcasting Projects Offer Fanfare, But Little Fandom." (Abridged paper). Presented at CCI Research Opportunities - The Conversation, University of Portsmouth, 22nd June 2012.
- O’Neill, M. (2012) "Digital Ash for a Digital Urn – 360 Degree Commissioning, Multiplatform Branding and how Educational Broadcasting Projects Offer Fanfare, But Little Fandom." Presented at Audiences, Users and Producers of Public Service Content: An International Symposium, Canterbury Christ Church University, 23rd May 2012.
- O’Neill, M. (2012) "'Do Not Sleep' - How the forgotten history of Channel 4's late-night TV articulates the neglected aspirations and future directions of a broadcaster in flux." Presented at CEISR/CSL/CCCR Postgraduate Study Day: Diversity, Change and Imagination, University of Portsmouth, 16th May 2012.