As previously announced we would like to introduce our international project partners in the upcoming weeks. To begin with, this is an overview of all our current project partners.
Hardy Gundlach is professor for information and media economy at the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg (HAW), Germany. Amongst others, he conducts a research project on the market effects of public service online media and is editor of the book „Public Value in Digital and Internet Economics“ (in German; 2011, Halem Verlag). Martin Gennis, professor for information technology and management, and Thomas Pfahler, professor for public finance, are complementing the cooperation.
Gregory F. Lowe is professor for media management at the School for Communication, Media and Theatre of the University of Tampere, Finland. The US-born is founder and head of the RIPE Initiative (Re-Visionary Interpretations of the Public Enterprise, http://ripeat.org), a network for theorists and practioners of public service boadcasting.
Sven Pagel, professor for information and media management at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany, was former employee of the public service broadcasters ZDF and SWR. Currently, he does research on digital communication.
Mikko Sihvonen is PhD candidate and lecturer at the Department of Languages, Information and Communications of the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. His thesis deals with television broadcasting for minority audiences in UK and Finland.
Kaisa Sorsa is principal lecturer and adjunct professor in the field of law and economics at the Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland. She does research on the accountability of companies, self-governance and certifications.
Hilde Van den Bulck is professor of communication studies and head of the Research Group Media, Policy and Culture at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. She surveyed the implementation of the public value test in Belgium.