Blake, J. (2017). Brexit has started: so what should Remain Vote Scotland do to protect its interests?. The Scotsman, Edinburgh, Scotland
This Scotsman newspaper article is based on research by James Blake - examining the impact of Brexit on the creative industries - and other reports from members of the RSE You...
Lambert, I., Innes, M., O'Dowd, A., Winton, E. & Blake, J. (2013). Leaving Planet Earth (Follow-on Voucher Project)
SFC FOLLOW-ON VOUCHER
The project was undertaken as a SFC Follow-on Voucher (£40K) alongside a student project with BDes (Hons) Design & Digital Arts (D&DA).James Blake (Centr...
Blake, J. Mobile Platforms and monetising the Second Screen
Discussion paper commissioned by the RSE for its official working group on BBC Charter Renewal. The paper sought to investigate evolving mobile digital platforms and audience...
Scottish Funding Council
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
The company are planning to launch a new division of their business called ‘Leith.TV’. This will be a video-on-demand hyper local news service which will have a focus on Leith centric news. They are a...
Blake, J. (2017). Second Screen interaction in the cinema: Experimenting with transmedia narratives and commercialising user participation. Participations: International Journal of Audience Reception Studies, 14(2), (526-544)
In its relatively short life, second screen interaction has evolved into a variety of forms of viewer engagement. The practice of using two screens concurrently has become com...
Blake, J. (2016). Television and the Second Screen. Routledge
This book examines an emerging and fast evolving phenomena: that a growing number of people engage with two screens whilst watching television. It seems a simple concept – unt...
Blake, J. (2015). Personalised TV ads are the future – but is it time to panic?. The Conversation
TV Advertising is evolving quickly. This article examines how the popularity of viewing content on mobile platforms is changing the way we advertise. VOD and OTT media servi...
Blake, J. (2015). What was missing from the relaunch of Medium?. The Conversation
A commissioned article for the Conversation website on the innovative publishing platform Medium and a comparison with other established social media sites.
Blake, J. (2015). Little reason to smile as Iannucci lays bare the tension between BBC and Tories. The Conversation
Studying the impact of Armando Iannucci's McTaggart Lecture on the debate over the future of public service broadcasting in the UK.
Blake, J. (2017). The creative Industries: recasting Scotland's relationship with Europe. Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh
This article analyses the likely impact that Brexit will have on the creative industries in Scotland. The study focuses on three main areas: the movement of people, Creative ...
The aim of this thesis is to understand the current practice in death knocks among print journalists and the ethical implications...