Graham Murdock

Graham Murdock is reader in the Sociology of Culture at Loughborough University (UK). Before moving to Loughborough, he worked for some years at Leicester University where he was a leading member of the pioneering centre for Mass Communication Research. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of California at San Diego, The Free University of Brussels, Bergen University, and Stockholm University. He has written widely on the social and cultural organisation of mass media but is best known for his work on the political economy of communication and on the future of broadcasting. He is a former head of the Political Economy Section of the International Association of Communication Research. His work has been translated into fourteen languages. He is currently researching the social impact of new communication technologies and the relations between broadcasting and the Internet.