Tambini, Damian

Dr Damian Tambini  

Department

Position held

Convenor, MSC Communications Regulation and Policy

 

Member of the Advisory Board

 

Experience keywords:

broadcasting; media; regulation; telecommunications

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My research addresses a range of current issues in media law and policy. Recent research and publications focus on: public service broadcasting, privacy, self-regulation, censorship, and migrants and the media and the public sphere.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Creative Industries and Culture; Information Technology; Law; Media Technology and New Media; Policy and Regulatory Bodies; Telecommunications

Countries and regions to which research relates:

China; Europe; Italy; UK

Languages:

French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]; German [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]; Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6243

Alt email:

damiantambini@hotmail.com

Publications

2017

Barnett, Steven and Moore, Martin and Tambini, Damian (2017) Media plurality, the Fox-Sky bid, and the case for referral to Ofcom LSE Media Policy Project Series, Tambini, Damian, ed Media Policy Brief 18. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Goodman, Emma and Labo, Sharif and Tambini, Damian and Moore, Martin (2017) The new political campaigning LSE Media Policy Project Series, Tambini, Damian and Goodman, Emma, eds Media Policy Brief 19. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Tambini, Damian (2017) Fake news: public policy responses LSE Media Policy Project Series, Tambini, Damian and Goodman, Emma, eds Media Policy Brief 20. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Garland, Ruth and Tambini, Damian and Couldry, Nick (2017) Has government been mediatized? A UK perspective. Media, Culture and Society. ISSN 0163-4437

2016

Tambini, Damian and Labo, Sharif (2016) Digital intermediaries in the UK: implications for news plurality info, 18 (4). 33-58. ISSN 1463-6697

2015

Tambini, Damian (2015) Problems and solutions for public service broadcasting: reflections on a 56 country study In: Arriaza Ibarra, Karen and Nowak, Eva and Kuhn, Raymond, (eds.) Public service media in europe: a comparative approach. Routledge studies in European communication research and education. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 41-52. ISBN 9781138020689

Tambini, Damian (2015) Five theses on public media and digitization: from a 56-country study International Journal of Communication, 9 (2015). 1400-1424. ISSN 1932-8036

2014

Schweizer, Corinne and Puppis, Manuel and Künzler, Matthias and Studer, Samuel (2014) Public funding of private media LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 11. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Tomlinson, Hugh (2014) The new UK model of press regulation LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 12. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Tambini, Damian (2013) Wikileaks, national security, and cosmopolitan ethics In: Couldry, Nick and Madianou, Mirca and Pinchevski, Amit, (eds.) Ethics of Media. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 232-254. ISBN 9780230347632

Tambini, Damian (2013) Financial journalism, conflicts of interest and ethics: a case study of Hong Kong Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 28 (1). 15-29. ISSN 0890-0523

Cammaerts, Bart and Meng, Bingchun and Mansell, Robin (2013) Copyright and creation: a case for promoting inclusive online sharing LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 9. Department of Media and Communications , London, UK.

Schlosberg, Justin (2013) Modelling media ownership limits: the impact of current policy proposals on the UK media market LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 10. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Tambini, Damian (2013) Responsible journalism? WikiLeaks, the diplomatic cables and freedom of expression in a U.K. context Policy and Internet, 5 (3). 270-288. ISSN 1944-2866

Milne, Claire (2013) Nuisance calls: a case for concerted action LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 8. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Livingstone, Sonia and Wang, Yinhan (2013) Media literacy and the Communications Act: what has been achieved and what should be done? A 2013 update LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Sujon, Zoetanya and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 2 (Update). Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2012

Craufurd Smith, Rachel and Tambini, Damian and Morisi, Davide (2012) Regulating media plurality and media power in the 21st century LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 7. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Tambini, Damian (2012) Book review: European media: structures, politics and identity LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (24 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Puppis, Manuel and Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian (2012) Reforming the PCC: lessons from abroad LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 6. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Tambini, Damian (2012) The media integration project in Europe barely got off the ground, and with the current crisis it’s not likely to anytime soon LSE Review of Books (20 Jun 2012) Blog entry

Anstead, Nick and O'Loughlin, Ben (2012) Semantic polling: the ethics of online public opinion LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Tambini, Damian and Sujon, Zoetanya, eds Media Policy Brief 5. The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Tambini, Damian and Craufurd-Smith, Rachael (2012) Measuring media plurality: lessons from the UK Journal of Media Law, 4 (1). 35-63. ISSN 1757-7632

Tambini, Damian (2012) Consumer representation in UK communications policy and regulation Info: the Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunication, Information and Media, 14 (2). 3-16. ISSN 1463-6697

2011

Tambini, Damian (2011) Reforming consumer representation in UK communications LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Sujon, Zoetanya and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 4. Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Darlington, Roger and Tambini, Damian (2011) Regulating content as communications converge International Journal of Digital Television, 2 (3). 285-296. ISSN 2040-4182

Tambini, Damian (2011) The Communication Review will not result in a definite plan of action, but it provides a good opportunity for the government to build a solid base for considered and informed policies on regulation, infrastructure and plurality British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Jun 2011) Blog entry

Tambini, Damian (2011) Government inquiries into phone hacking and the media’s role must ensure a wide debate and lead to genuine reforms. The public must have fast, free and fair access to redress in cases of press intrusion British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Tambini, Damian (2011) The phone-hacking scandals indicate that industry self regulation has failed to safeguard standards and accountability in the news media. A Media Commission is needed British Politics and Policy at LSE (5 Jul 2011) Blog entry

Livingstone, Sonia and Wang, Yinhan (2011) Media literacy and the Communications Act: what has been achieved and what should be done? LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Sujon, Zoetanya and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 2. Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Cammaerts, Bart and Meng, Bingchun (2011) Creative destruction and copyright protection: regulatory responses to file-sharing LSE Media Policy Project Series, Sujon, Zoetanya and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 1. Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Helsper, Ellen (2011) The emergence of a digital underclass: digital policies in the UK and evidence for inclusion LSE Media Policy Project Series, Broughton Micova, Sally and Sujon, Zoetanya and Tambini, Damian, eds Media Policy Brief 3. Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2010

Tambini, Damian (2010) Beyond the great crash of 2008: questioning journalists’ legal and ethical frameworks Ethical Space: the International Journal of Communication Ethics, 7 (3). ISSN 1742-0105

Tambini, Damian (2010) What are financial journalists for? Journalism Studies, 11 (2). 158-174. ISSN 1461-670X

2009

Tambini, Damian (2009) Communications and media policy In: Uberoi, Varun and Coutts, Adam and McLean, Iain and Halpern, David, (eds.) Options for a New Britain. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 252-266. ISBN 9780230574854

Tambini, Damian (2009) Book review: Oliver Castendyk et al., European media law ; Jackie Harrison and Lorna Woods, European broadcasting law and policy Journal of Media Law, 1 (1). 129-133. ISSN 1757-7632

Tambini, Damian and Rother, Nina (2009) A common information space?: the media use of EU movers In: Recchi, Ettore and Favell, Adrian, (eds.) Pioneers of European Integration: Citizenship and Mobility in the Eu. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781848446595

Tambini, Damian (2009) Transformation of the public sphere: law, policy and the boundaries of publicness In: Harrison, Jackie and Wessels, Bridgette, (eds.) Mediating Europe: New Media, Mass Communications, and the European Public Sphere. Berghahn Books, Oxford, UK, 47-72. ISBN 9781845456023

2008

Tambini, Damian (2008) Self regulation of the media In: Donsbach, Wolfgang, (ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Communication. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 4559-4563. ISBN 9781405131995

Tambini, Damian (2008) Public service broadcasting: law and policy In: Donsbach, Wolfgang, (ed.) The International Encyclopedia of Communication. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 4035-4041. ISBN 9781405131995

Tambini, Damian (2008) Das Beispiel Großbritannien In: Scheithauer, Ingrid and Pitzer, Sissi, (eds.) Dlm Symposium 2008: Rendite Ohne Gesellschaftliche Dividende? Die öKonomisierung des Rundfunks und Ihre Folgen. Isip Communications, Deggendorf, Germany, 97-103.

Tambini, Damian (2008) What is financial journalism for?: ethics and responsibility in a time of crisis and change POLIS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

2007

Tambini, Damian and Leonardi, Danilo and Marsden, Chris (2007) The privatisation of censorship?: self regulation and freedom of expression In: Codifying Cyberspace: Communications Self-Regulation in the Age of Internet Convergence. Routledge / UCL Press, Abingdon, UK, 269-289. ISBN 9781844721443

Tambini, Damian and Leonardi, Danilo and Marsden, Chris (2007) Codifying cyberspace: communications self-regulation in the age of internet convergence Routledge / UCL Press, Abingdon, UK. ISBN 9781844721443

2006

Tambini, Damian (2006) What citizens need to know: digital exclusion, information inequality and rights In: Richards, Ed and Foster, Robin and Kiedrowski, Tom, (eds.) Communications - the Next Decade: a Collection of Essays Prepared for the Uk Office of Communications. Ofcom, London, UK, 112-124. ISBN 9781905774081

Leiva, Maria Trinidad García and Starks, Michael and Tambini, Damian (2006) Overview of digital television switchover policy in Europe, the United States and Japan Info: the Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunication, Information and Media, 8 (3). 32-46. ISSN 1463-6697

Tambini, Damian (2006) On demand, in demand: public service broadcasters, new services and copyright In: Making a Difference: Public Service Broadcasting in the European Media Landscape. John Libbey Publishing, Eastleigh, UK, 115-134. ISBN 0861966864

2005

Tambini, Damian (2005) The contribution of information and communication to economic development Department for International Development, London, UK.

Marsden, Chris and Tambini, Damian (2005) What's wrong with competition policy in new media? Info: the Journal of Policy, Regulation and Strategy for Telecommunication, Information and Media, 7 (5). 3-5. ISSN 1463-6697

2004

Tambini, Damian (2004) Passing of paternalism: public service television and increasing channel choice Nhk Broadcasting Studies, 3.

Tambini, Damian (2004) International law and the regulation of hate speech Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, UK.

Tambini, Damian and Cowling, Jamie, eds (2004) From public service broadcasting to public service communication Institute for Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 1860302297

2002

Tambini, Damian (2002) Book review: political machines: governing a technological society, by Andrew Barry. New York: Athlone, 2001 American Journal of Sociology, 108 (1). 238-240. ISSN 0002-9602

Tambini, Damian and Heyward, Clare, eds (2002) Ruled by recluses? Privacy, journalism and the media after the Human Rights Act Institute of Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 186030186X

Tambini, Damian and Cowling, Jamie, eds (2002) New news: impartial broadcasting in the digital age Institute of Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 1860301878

Giesen, Bernd and Schmidtke, Oliver and Tambini, Damian, eds (2002) Collective identities in action: a sociological approach to ethnicity Ashgate, Aldershot. ISBN 978-0754619628

2001

Tambini, Damian (2001) Roads to digitopia Political Quarterly, 72 (1). 114-118. ISSN 1467-923X

Tambini, Damian (2001) Universal internet access: a realistic view IPPR/Citizens Online research publication, No.1. Institute of Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 1860301525

Tambini, Damian and Forgan, Liz and Verhulst, Stefaan and Hall, Clare (2001) Communications, revolution and reform Institute for Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 186030138X

Tambini, Damian (2001) Post-national citizenship Ethnic and Racial Studies, 24 (2). 195-217. ISSN 1466-4356

Hallgarten, Joe and Heyward, Clare and Ross, Leslie and Tambini, Damian (2001) One more push? Curriculum online beyond the Grid Institute of Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 1860301738

Tambini, Damian (2001) Nationalism in Italian politics: the stories of the Northern League, 1980-2000 Routledge advances in European politics, 3. Routledge, London. ISBN 0415246989

2000

Tambini, Damian (2000) Digital danger? Promoting responsibility and freedom in new media use Institute of Public Policy Research, London, UK. ISBN 1860301118

Tambini, Damian (2000) The civic networking movement: the internet as a new democratic public sphere? In: Crouch, Colin and Tambini, Damian and Eder, Klaus, (eds.) Citizenship, Markets and the State. Oxford University Press, New York, US, 238-260. ISBN 019924121x

Tambini, Damian (2000) Ulysses effect: targets in electronic service delivery New Economy, 7 (1). 41-46. ISSN 1070-3535

1999

Tambini, Damian (1999) Devolution and the media New Economy, 6 (3). 151-153. ISSN 1070-3535

Bryan, Cathy and Tambini, Damian and Tsagarousianou, Roza, eds (1998) Cyberdemocracy, technology, cities and civic networks Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415171359

Tambini, Damian (1998) Nationalism: a literature survey European Journal of Social Theory, 1 (1). 137-154. ISSN 1368-4310

1997

Tambini, Damian (1997) Book review: Douglas Schuler, new community networks: wired for change. New York: ACM Press, 1996 Media, Culture and Society, 19 (3). 477-479. ISSN 0163-4437

1996

Tambini, Damian (1996) Book review: Blumer M., and Rees, A. (eds), citizenship today Social Research Online, 1 (2).

Tambini, Damian (1996) Padania's virtual nationalism Telos, 109. 159-164. ISSN 1132-0877

Tambini, Damian (1996) Explaining monoculturalism: beyond Gellner's theory of nationalism Critical Review, 10 (2). 251-270. ISSN 0891-3811

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