Dr James Bennett

James Bennett

Dr James Bennett

Reader in Television and Digital Culture, Head of Department (Media Arts)

Personal profile

Dr James Bennett is Reader in Television and Digital Culture. His work focuses on the shape of television and celebrity in digital culture. He has just completed work as Principal Investigator on a 2-year AHRC grant, multiplatforming public service broadcasting (AH-H018522-2), which examined the role independents and multiplatform productions play in the future of PSB. He will soon lead an EU funded project on the adoption of tapeless workflow technologies in broadcast organisations (2014-16). He is the author of Television Personalities: Stardom and the Small Screen (Routledge, 2010) and the editor (with Niki Strange) of Television as Digital Media (Duke University Press, 2011) and (with Tom Brown) Film & Television After DVD (Routledge, 2008). His work has been published in Screen, Cinema Journal, Convergence, New Review of Film & Television, and Celebrity Studies Journal. He is one of the founding editors of Celebrity Studies Journal, and on the editorial board of Television & New Media.

Twitter: @james_a_bennett

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