Community Radio in the curriculum

The MeCCSA Radio Studies Network (RSN) will host a pre-conference event to take place before the official opening of the main ECREA Radio Research Section conference on Wednesday 11 September at 11.30am. The panel will address some innovative pedagogies of in-house real-world experience in radio – namely the ways in which full-time community radio stations …Continue Reading

Conference programme

The full programme is available in this Excel file. Below is an outline of each day’s events Wednesday 6th January 12:00 – 13.45 Registration 13.45 – 15.15 Opening Plenary: ‘Critical Regulatory Challenges in the Years Ahead – Advice from Academics’ 15.45 – 17.15 Sessions A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8 17.15 – 17.45 …Continue Reading

Conference Papers

Here you will find papers that the LSE conference organisers received for the conference programme. Please contact the authors if you want to cite these papers. Bakir, Vian. University of Glamorgan Sousveillance, Emergent Participatory Media & Strategic Political Communication: Iraq, UK& USA Barnett, Steven. University of Westminster What’s Wrong with Media Monopolies? A Lesson from …Continue Reading

MeCCSA Conference 2011

The Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) is the UK subject association for those researching and teaching in the area, whether in arts, humanities or social sciences departments. In 2011 the conference will be hosted by the Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre which is situated within the School of Media, Music and …Continue Reading

MeCCSA Conference 2010

MeCCSA held its last conference from 6th -8th January 2010, hosted by the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science and held at LSE. It included a reception and conference dinner at LSE. In keeping with the commitment of LSE’s Department of Media and Communications to policy-relevance and to the …Continue Reading


Old Radio Studies Network site (zip, 480kb) Radio research links Digital Radio Cultures in Europe A European research network. ECREA European Communication Research and Education Association Among its sections and networks, one is dedicated to Radio Research . Intellect, publisher of the Radio Journal, have a news blog for press releases, news and commentary about …Continue Reading

RSN events 1998 – 2009

The Radio Conference, the Fifth Transnational Forum, 27-30 July 2009, York University, Toronto, Canada The Radio Conference, the Fourth Transnational Forum, 16-19 July 2007, University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK. Sounding Out 3, 7-9 September 2006, Sunderland. Radio Studies Network members were involved in this conference. The Radio Conference, the Third Transnational Forum,11-14 July 2005, Melbourne, …Continue Reading

Deborah Wilson

Deborah Wilson is Programme Leader for Journalism at the University of Lincoln. Previously a full-time broadcaster with the BBC, she now combines her teaching with work as a freelance broadcast journalist for the Corporation and as a media trainer for a number of bodies from the National Centre for Policing Excellence to the Islamic Foundation. …Continue Reading

Guy Starkey

Guy Starkey is Professor of Radio and Journalism at the University of Sunderland. His professional background is in radio presentation and the production of magazine and sequence programmes. His publications include: Radio in Context (2004) London: Palgrave; Balance and Bias in Journalism: Representation, Regulation & Democracy (2007) London: Palgrave and Radio Journalism (with Professor Andrew …Continue Reading

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