Damian Radcliffe

School of Journalism University of Oregon

Damian Radcliffe is the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism at the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC), University of Oregon and an afffiliate of the Department for Middle East and North Africa Studies, University of Oregon. Alongside holding the Chambers Chair at SOJC, he is also a Fellow of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, an Honorary Research Fellow at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture Studies, and a fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).

An experienced digital analyst, consultant, journalist, and researcher, Damian has worked in editorial, research, policy, and teaching positions for the past two decades in the UK, Middle East, and USA. This includes roles in all media sectors (commercial, public, government, regulatory, academic, and nonprofit/civil society) and all platforms (print, digital, TV and radio).

Damian continues to be an active journalist, writing monthly columns for ZDNet (CBS Interactive) and What's New in Publishing, and frequently appearing in journalism.co.uk. He writes about digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media, and the evolution of journalism. Other outlets to feature Damian's work include: BBC College of Journalism and BBC Academy, The Conversation, Digital Content Next, Huffington Post, IJNet and - prior to their closure - PBS MediaShift and TheMediaBriefing. Additional bylines can also be found in Columbia Journalism Review (CJR), Harvard's Nieman Lab, Poynter and elsewhere.

He has also written, spoken to, or provided consulting services, for a wide range of additional industry and academic organizations, such as: Abramis Academic Publishing, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, Association of Information and Communication Media (AMIC, Spain), BBC Media Action, BBC Monitoring, BBC World Service, Canvas8, Carnegie UK Trust, Cass Business School, Centre for Research on Communities and Culture (Canterbury University), City University London, Cognizant, European Journalism Observatory, Eyewitness Media Hub, FJUM (forum journalism and media, Vienna), German-American Institutes, The Guardian, IBC Content Everywhere, LION Publishers, Media Development Investment Fund, Middle East Broadcast Network (MBN), NESTA, Northwestern University in Qatar, Online Journalism Blog, Qatar Today, Street Fight, TEDx Reset (Turkey), The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, the United Nations and Your Middle East.

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