Faculty & Staff

Damian Radcliffe

Damian Radcliffe

Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism

201 Allen Hall
541-346-7643
damianr@uoregon.edu

Damian Radcliffe is the Carolyn S. Chambers Professor in Journalism at the University of Oregon, 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).

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, where he writes 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). He works across all media sectors (commercial, public, government, regulatory, academic, and nonprofit/civil society) and platforms, from print and digital to TV and radio broadcasting.

Radcliffe has written, spoken to, or provided consulting services for a wide range of industry and academic organizations, including Abramis Academic Publishing, ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, BBC Academy, BBC Media Action, BBC Monitoring, BBC World Service, Carnegie UK Trust, Cass Business School, Centre for Research on Communities and Culture, City University London, Cognizant, The Conversation, Eyewitness Media Hub, FJUM (forum journalism and media, Vienna), The Huffington Post, IBC Content Everywhere, journalism.co.uk, JustHere, Media Development Investment Fund, MediaShift, Middle East Broadcast Network, NESTA, Nieman Lab, Northwestern University in Qatar, nuviun, Online Journalism Blog, Qatar Today, Street Fight, TEDx Reset (Turkey), TheMediaBriefing, The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, Routledge ,and Your Middle East.

Radcliffe is originally from the UK. Find out more about him on his website.

Education

  • MA (Oxon), University of Oxford
  • BA, Modern History, University of Oxford

Areas of Expertise

  • Business of Media
  • Community journalism
  • Hyperlocal media
  • Social media
  • Technology in the Middle East

Research

Radcliffe’s research focuses on the usage of social media and wider trends in local media, technology, the business of media, and journalism innovation.


Recent Citations, Publications, and Professional Work

For more details of Radcliffe’s writing, media mentions, interviews, and presentations, please visit his website.

Industry Report and Books

 

Book Chapters

 

Selected Presentations/Conference Speaking


  • Honors and Awards
  • Fellow, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University, 2016-17
    Agora Journalism Center faculty fellowship, 2016-17
    College Radio Day Advisory Board 2014+
    Top 1% most viewed content, globally, SlideShare.net, 2013 and 2014
    Next Generation Leaders Program, Internet Society (ISOC) 2013
    Honorary Research Fellow, Cardiff University, School of Journalism, Media and Culture Studies, 2012+
    Fellow, Royal Society for the Encouragement of the Arts, 2008+