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Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2020)
Too Much Drama Defining Film in UK Copyright Law. Journal of Media Law, 12(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/17577632.2020.1831141
In Norowzian v Arks Ltd. (No.2) the Court of Appeal determined that the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 protects films as dramatic works. What, conceptually and in pra...

'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2020, December)
'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at Sound Instruments and Sonic Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference, National Science & Media Museum, Bradford/Online
Often described as the first digital sampler, the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI) was primarily a digital synthesizer and computer workstation. Launched in 1979, i...

Cult Sound Studies: hand claps, orchestra hits, and the production of popular music

Journal Article
Harkins, P. (2019)
Cult Sound Studies: hand claps, orchestra hits, and the production of popular music. Sound Studies, 5(2), 213-216. https://doi.org/10.1080/20551940.2019.1648029
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The Victorian Barmaid and the British Press: How She Was Defined and Represented in Late-Nineteenth-Century Media, and How She Utilized the Press to Fight for Better Pay and Working Conditions

Journal Article
Boughey, A. (2019)
The Victorian Barmaid and the British Press: How She Was Defined and Represented in Late-Nineteenth-Century Media, and How She Utilized the Press to Fight for Better Pay and Working Conditions. Journalism history, 45(1), 77-93. https://doi.org/10.1080/00947679.2019.1574180
This article explores how British print media in the late-nineteenth century portrayed and represented the Victorian barmaid, utilizing newspapers, magazines, periodicals, and...

Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism

Journal Article
Duff, A., & Ito, Y. (2020)
Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism. Keio communication review, 42(3), 53-74
Utopianism has always had a bad press. The whole genre, not least classics such as Thomas More’s Utopia (More, 1516), Robert Owen’s New View of Society (Owen, 1813), and Willi...

(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and ‘The PlayStation Generation’

Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2020, May)
(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and ‘The PlayStation Generation’. Paper presented at London Calling IASPM UK & Ireland Conference, Online/University of West London
For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. Just as the era of...

Privacy Fundamentalism: An Essay on Social Responsibility

Journal Article
Duff, A. S. (2020)
Privacy Fundamentalism: An Essay on Social Responsibility. Journal of Information Ethics, 29(1), 13-29
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Possible models of local news provision by radio in Scotland – a mixed methods study

Journal Article
Kocic, A., & Milicev, J. (2019)
Possible models of local news provision by radio in Scotland – a mixed methods study. Journal of Digital Media & Policy, 10(2), 183-201. https://doi.org/10.1386/jdmp.10.2.183_1
Scotland does not have any public service radio on a local level, except for a few bulletins or programmes offered by BBC Radio Scotland on an opt-out basis. Scottish commerci...

“The Caledonian Turn – People’s Protest and Alternative Media in the Run up to the Scottish Referendum, 2014”

Presentation / Conference
Macleod, K. (2014, October)
“The Caledonian Turn – People’s Protest and Alternative Media in the Run up to the Scottish Referendum, 2014”. Paper presented at ‘Sites of Protest’ MeCCSA Protest Network Conference, Canterbury Christchurch University, Canterbury Christchurch University
The Caledonian Turn – people’s protest, alternative media and campaigning in the run up to the Scottish Referendum, 2014. The Scottish Referendum has provided the opportunit...

Participatory filmmaking as documentary practice

Presentation / Conference
Macleod, K. (2016, November)
Participatory filmmaking as documentary practice. Paper presented at Challenging Media Landscapes Conference, University of Salford, University of Salford
This paper will examine participatory approaches to filmmaking, drawing on the author’s practice and research in community based, participatory documentary production in the G...
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Scottish Adoption

2014 - 2015
The project aims to create a series of scripts as well as a development plan for the creation of a package of new innovative products that use film and text to examine issues around adoption such as a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

New Commercial Business Model for Independent Scottish Online Newspaper

2012 - 2013
With expertise from Edinburgh Napier, Caledonian Mercury would like to develop a new model for generating income by investigating various fundraising options such as crowd funding of specific stories ...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,960

A Disappearing Hebridean Story

2016 - 2018
This proposal is for funding to interview the surviving islanders from Scarp in Gaelic and English, collect existing archival documents and recordings and produce a practice/research documentary film ...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,500

Learning from Korea - Media Skins as Public Art

2012 - 2015
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 ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £2,242

Scotland Futures Forum Film

2018 - 2019
The "Our Future Scotland" Film has been commissioned by the Scotland Future's Forum at the Scottish Parliament. The film will be showcased at the Parliament on 16th May 2018 and form the basis of an ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £1,500

Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries

2020 - 2021
This project will identify ways to support progression, resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries. The project will investigate the data contained in the Film Bang d...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £35,266

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