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[ecrea] IAMCR post-conference - ‘Public Service Media in a Time of Global Reordering’

Thu Jun 07 13:53:53 GMT 2018

Posting: *IAMCR post-conference - ‘Public Service Media in a Time of Global Reordering’ *

A one-day IAMCR post-conference, jointly organised by the IAMCR Public Service Media Policies (PMP) Working Group and the Network of the Global PSM Experts.


We are pleased to announce the final programme/./

_At a glance_:

09:15-09:45: Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:45-11:15: Panel 1

11:15-11:30: Coffee Break

11:30-13:00: Panel 2

13:00-14:00: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Panel 3

15:30-15:45: Coffee break

15:45-17:15: Panel 4

17:15-17:30: Closing remarks

*/Panel 1/*: PSM and Independence: International Perspectives from Mature PSM Systems

/Chair: Minna Horowitz (//University of Helsinki, St. John's University//)/

Steven Barnett (University of Westminster): ‘Taming the BBC: How New Governance Arrangements Could Compromise the BBC’s Independence’

Tabe Bergman (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University): ‘Death by a 1,000 budget Cuts? Consequences of and Media Discourse on the New Budget Reductions for Dutch Public Broadcasting’

Corinne Schweizer(University of Zurich): ‘Lessons Learnt from “No Billag”: How Direct-Democratic Switzerland Dealt with a Popular Initiative that Wanted to Abolish Public Service Media’

Maria Michalis (University of Westminster): ‘PSM and Independence: The View from the EU’

Peter Thompson (Victoria University of Wellington; Chair, Better Public Media Trust): ‘The Revival of Public Service Media in New Zealand: New Hope or False Dawn?’

*/Panel 2/*: PSM and Impact: International Perspectives from Mature PSM Systems

/Chair: Alessandro D’Arma (//University of Westminster//)/

Matthew Powers (University of Washington): ‘The Case of US Public Broadcasting: Continued Weak Funding’

Jo Bardoel (Radboud University of Nijmegen, University of Amsterdam): ‘Independence and Integrity as the Contested Assets of PSM’

Michael Huntsberger (Linfield College): ‘Community Media in the US: All Politics in Local’

Minna Horwitz (University of Helsinki, St. John’s University): ‘PSM and Information Disorder in Europe: Lessons from a Report for the Council of Europe’

*/Panel 3/*/: /PSM in Asia: Current Issues, Debates and Developments//

/Chair: Alessandro D’Arma (University of Westminster)/

Anis Rahman (Simon Fraser University): ‘In Defense of State-Administered Public Service Media in South Asia’

Masduki Masduki (Universitas Islam Indonesia): ‘Re-regulating Indonesian Public Service Broadcasting in the Digital Age’

Hamilton Cheng (Taiwan Public Television Service): ‘Beyond the 20-Year Survival: Taiwan PSB Moving between Cultural Nationalism and Asian Assimilation’

Yik Chan Chin (Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University): ‘RTHK- the Hong Kong Public Service Broadcaster in-between Local Identity and National Politics’

Elira Turdubaeva (American University of Central Asia): ‘Analysis of Effectiveness of Media and Civil Society Interaction in Central Asia’

*/Panel 4/*: Conceptualising Public Communication in the Chinese Context: Articulation,Deliberation and Trust//

/Chair: Yik Chan Chin(Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)/

Chen, Changfeng (Tsinghua University): ‘Public Interest and Private Internet Companies in China: How Should Public Interest Be Protected in a Digital World?’

Chang, Jiang (Tsinghua University): ‘The Powerful Image and the Imagination of Power: The “New Visual Turn’ of the CPC’s Propaganda Strategy Since Its 18^th  National Congress in 2012’

Wu, Jing Wei (Tsinghua University): ‘The Notion of Public in Western Society and Its Transformation in China: The Influence of Media Globalization and Digitalization’

Zhang, Xiaofeng (Nanjing Normal University): ‘The Concept Evolution of Two Public Opinion Fields’

Wang, Shu (SINA Weibo, Government Affair Department): ‘Weibo, a Post-office with Temperature: What Can We Do for the Public Media Transformation?’

*Key info*/: /


/Date/: 25 June 2018 (9:15-17:30)

/Venue/: Pacific 16, Pacific Building, University of Oregon, Eugene (map here <>)

/Conference website/:

/Registration/: Attendance is free, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. Please register by sending an email to (psminatimeofglobalreordering /at/ <mailto:(psminatimeofglobalreordering /at/>

/Organizing team/: Organizing team: Alessandro D’Arma and Yik Chan Chin (IAMCR Public Service Media Policies Working Group), Minna Horowitz (Global Network of Media Experts)

The University of Westminster is a charity and a company limited by guarantee. Registration number: 977818 England. Registered Office: 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW.

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