Damian Radcliffe is the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism at the University of Oregon, 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).
He is an experienced Digital Analyst, Consultant, Journalist and Researcher who has worked in editorial, research, teaching and policy positions for the past two decades in the UK, Middle East and USA.
Damian is a regular contributor to the BBC Academy, CBS Interactive (ZDNet), Huffington Post, MediaShift and TheMediaBriefing; writing about digital trends, social media, technology, the business of media and the evolution of journalism.
His experience encompasses roles at the BBC, the NGO Volunteering Matters, Ofcom – the UK Communications Regulator – and Qatar’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ictQATAR); working across all media sectors (commercial, public, government, regulatory, academic and non-profit/civil society) and media platforms (digital/online, TV, radio and print).
His project for Tow (with Dr. Christopher Ali), Local News in a Digital World: Small Market Newspapers in an Era of Digital Disruption, examines how small market newspapers in the United States are responding to the shift to digital technology in everything from editorial content to distribution to advertising.
He blogs at http://www.damianradcliffe.com/.