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David McQueen is a lecturer at Bournemouth University and his research interests include questions of media & power, conflict coverage and PR. He has been teaching on media courses at different levels since 1991 and is author of a popular undergraduate textbook Television: a Media Student's Guide. In 2010 he successfully completed his PhD research entitled BBC TV's Panorama, Conflict Coverage and the Westminster Consensus. As a full time member of staff he has developed and taught on a number of BA and MA units within the Media School and is an active researcher with an interest in issues around media and power, conflict coverage, film and television history and public relations.
David’s recent publications include Between a rock and a hard place: the state of current affairs in The Future of Journalism (2014) edited by Alec Charles Oxford: Peter Lang; Media Democracy and Reform in Latin America: The Policy Lessons for Europe for The International Political Economy of Communication: Media and Power in South America (2014) edited by Ernesto Vivares, Cheryl Martens, Robert W... McChesney. London: Palgrave. He also continued to a co-authored chapter News journalism and public relations: a dangerous relationship in Allan, S. and Fowler-Watt, K. (eds) Journalism: New Challenges. (2013) Centre for Journalism & Communication Research.
In January 2014 he presented a paper entitled At the edge of the world: power, protest and the Corrib gas field at the MECCSA Annual Conference 2014 and he is exploring the PR battles between protestors and oil and gas developers across a number of locations around the world. He is currently co-authoring a paper on the theme of protest and development in coastal communities with Graeme Baxter of Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.more
- McQueen, D., 2011. A very conscientious brand: A case study of the BBC's current affairs series Panorama. Journal of Brand Management, 18 (9), 677-687.
- McQueen, D., 2011. A very conscientious brand: A case study of the BBC's current affairs series Panorama. Journal of Brand Management, 1-11.
- McQueen, D., 2009. Book review: Newspeak in the 21st Century by David Edwards and David Cromwell (Media Lens) for Spinwatch. Spinwatch, 25 August.
- McQueen, D., 2008. BBC’s Panorama, war coverage and the ‘Westminster consensus’. Westminster Papers in Culture and Communication, 5, 47-68.
- McQueen, D., 1999. Free press? You must be joking: how the British press is suppressed. Spectacle, 2, 47-62.
- McQueen, D., 2014. Media Democracy and Reform in Latin America: The Policy Lessons for Europe. The International Political Economy of Communication: Media and Power in South America (International Political Economy Series). Palgrave Macmillan.
- McQueen, D., 2014. Between a rock and a hard place: the state of current affairs. Chapter in: The End of Journalism Version 2.0 edited by Alec Charles. In: Charles, A., ed. The End of Journalism Version 2.0. Peter Lang Pub Incorporated, 171-190.
- McQueen, D., 2013. Panorama's coverage of 9/11 and the ‘War on Terror'. In: Paget, D. and Lacey, S., eds. UK drama and documentary responses to the War on Terror. Cardiff University Press.
- Moloney, K., Jackson, D. and McQueen, D., 2013. News journalism and public relations: a dangerous relationship. In: Allan, S. and Fowler, K., eds. Journalism: New Challenges. Poole, England: CJCR: Centre for Journalism & Communication Research, Bournemouth University, 259-281.
- McQueen, D., 2010. 1970s Current Affairs: A Golden Age. In: Forster, L. and Harper, S., eds. British Culture and Society in the 1970s: The Lost Decade. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 76-92.
- McQueen, D., 2014. At the edge of the world: power, protest and the Corrib gas field. In: MECCSA Annual Conference 8-10 January 2014 Bournemouth.
- McQueen, D., Jackson, D. and Moloney, K., 2011. The ‘PRisation’ of news and media literacy: an audience reception study. In: Future of Journalism Conference 8-9 September 2011 Cardiff University.
- McQueen, D., 2010. 'Panorama's coverage of 9-11 and the war on terror'’. In: Political Studies Association (PSA) Conference: ixty Years of Political Studies: Achievements and Futures 29 March 2010 Edinburgh University, Scotland.
- McQueen, D., 2010. Panorama and the Thatcher Interviews. In: ‘No Such’ Symposium 29 January 2010 Bournemouth University, England.
- McQueen, D., 2008. On the Warpath: The British Government, the BBC and Panorama. In: Reconsidering Conflict, Terror and Resolution Conference 11-12 September 2008 Strathclyde University, Glasgow.
- McQueen, D., 2008. 1970s Current Affairs: A Golden Age? In: 1970s British Culture Conference 1-3 July 2008 Portsmouth University.
- McQueen, D., 2008. Approaches to Broadcast Archive Research –BBC’s Current Affairs Series Panorama. In: Postgraduate Research Conference October 2008 Bournemouth University, England.
- McQueen, D., 2007. Investigative Journalism, Iraq and the BBC Current Affairs Series Panorama. In: Communication and Conflict Conference: Propaganda, Spin and Lobbying in the Global Age 7-9 September 2007 Department of Geography and Sociology, Strathclyde University, Glasgow.
- McQueen, D., 2010. BBC TV's Panorama, conflict coverage and the 'Westminster consensus'. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University; Media School.
- Holland, P., Chignell, H., Wilson, S., Eglezou, G., Wray, E. and McQueen, D., 2010. "There's no such thing as society?" A Study of broadcasting and the public services under the three Thatcher governments, 1979-1992. Poole, England: Southern Broadcasting History Group. Available from: http://www.nosuch-research.co.uk/.
- BA (Hons) in English and American Literature (University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, 2011)
- PG Cert in English with Media Option (Manchester University, 1991)
- MA in Mass Communications (Leicester University, 2000)
- DPhil in Broadcast History (Bournemouth University, 2010)
- Southern Broadcasting History Group, Member,