22nd February 2001

 

 LECTURE ON THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL MEDIA

 

The revolution in digital media will be examined by a distinguished media scholar in a lecture at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside on Monday 26th February.

 

Graham Murdock, a reader in the Sociology of Culture at Loughborough University, has been invited by the Media Production department at the Lincoln campus to give a lecture for the contemporary media debates course, part of the degree in Media Production.

 

His lecture, ‘Digital Futures: Living with New Media,’ will give an insight into the political, economic and social implications of digital media, including television.

 

It will take place from 4pm to 5.30pm on 26th February in the university’s Jackson Lecture Theatre and is open to members of the public as well as students.

 

Graham Murdock is Head of the Political Economy Section of the International Association for Media and Communications Research (IAMCR) and has held a Chair in Media Studies at the University of Bergen in Norway as well as other Visiting Chairs in San Diego, Mexico City, Brussels and Stockholm. 

 

His recent publications include; ‘Researching Communications’ (Arnold) and ‘Television Across Europe’ (Sage), as well as two articles for James Curran’s latest edition of ‘Mass Media and Society.’

 

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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry,

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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