Oliver Joseph Boyd-Barrett Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Oliver Joseph Boyd-Barrett

Professor Emeritus
Bowling Green State University (Ohio) and California State Polytechnic Universit

My major fields of interest include international communication, national and international news agencies, and war propaganda. Recent works include RussiaGate and Propaganda (Routledge 2019), Media Imperialism: Continuity and Change (with Tanner Mirrlees)(Rowman and Littlefield 2019), Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis (Routledge 2017) and Media Imperialism (Sage 2016). I am currently researching propaganda wars for Syria, Iran and Venezuela

Biography

Books

(2019) RussiaGate and Propaganda: Disinformation in the Age of Social Media. London: Routledge

(2019) Media Imperialism: Continuity and Change (Co-Ed) Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield (with Tanner Mirrlees)

(2017) Mainstream Media and the Conflict Propaganda: the Ukraine Crisis. London: Routledge

(2015) Media Imperialism. London: Sage

(2014) Interfax: Breaking into Global News. London: Scotforth (published for Interfax)

(2011) Hollywood and the CIA: Cinema, Defense and Security. London: Routledge (with David Herrera and Jim Baumann)

(2010) News Agencies in the Turbulent Era of the Internet (Ed), Barcelona: Generalitat de Catalunya: Col-leccio Lexikon

(2006) Communications Media, Globalization and Empire (Ed.) London: John Libbey Publishing.

(2004). 新聞全球化 (The globalization of news) (with T. Rantanen) (Eds.). Chinese Edition.  Weber Publications International Ltd.

(2004). Approaches to media (with C. Newbold) (Eds.). Western Journalism and Communications Classics. Chinese Edition.  Beijing: Xinhua Publishing House

(2002). The media book (with C. Newbold & H. Van Den Bulck) (Eds.). London: Edward Arnold.

(2001). Final report of the Workshop on News Agencies in the Era of the Internet. Paris: UNESCO. (Also at: http://www.unesco.org/webworld/publications/news_agencies/news_agencies.rtf). This report is also available in French: Rapport final: Atelier sur les Agences de Presse a l’ere de l’Internet. http://216.239.57.104/search?q=cache:PpT-Sv10GOIJ:www.unesco.org/webworld/publications/news_agencies/news_agencies_fr.pdf+Oliver+Boyd-Barrett&hl=en

(1998). The globalization of news (with T. Rantanen) (Eds.). London: Sage.

(1997). Media in global context (with A. Sreberny-Mohammadi & al.) (Eds.). London: Edward Arnold.

(1995). Approaches to media (with C. Newbold) (Eds.). London: Edward Arnold.  

(1995). Education for a democratic Spain (with P. O'Malley) (Eds.). London: Routledge.

(1994). Media texts: Authors and readers (with D. Graddol) (Eds.). London: Multilingual Matters.

(1992). Contra-flow in global news: International and regional news exchange mechanisms (with D.K. Thussu). London: John Libbey.

(1992). Media education: An introduction (with M. Alvarado) (Eds.). London: British Film Institute.

(1990). Computers and learning (with E. Scanlon) (Eds.). London: Addison Wesley.

(1987). Media, knowledge and power (with P. Braham) (Eds.)London: Croom Helm.

(1986). Warning improvement study: Assessment of news agency and foreign broadcast monitoring services as information sources. Consultant Report STC CR-54, NATO (Unclassified). The Hague: SHAPE Technical Center.  

(1983). Approaches to post-school management (with T. Bush & al.) (Eds.). London: Harper and Row.

(1981). Le trafic des nouvelles (with M. Palmer). Paris: Alain Moreau.

(1980) The international news agencies. London: Constable; Beverly Hills: Sage.

(1977) Studies on the press (with J. Tunstall & C. Seymore-Ure). London: HMSO.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Research Articles and Book Chapters

    (2019) Wire Service Journalism. In International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Wiley
    First published: 29 April 2019 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0193

    (2018) Fake news and ‘RussiaGate’ discourses: Propaganda in the post-truth era Journalism Available online at https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884918806735

    (2018) “Cultural Imperialism.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford University Press. doi:doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.678

    (2017) Ukraine, Mainstream Media and Conflict Propaganda, Journalism Studies. Vol. 18: 8. Available online
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/ 10.1080/1461670X.2015.1099461?journalCode=rjos20

    (2015) (with Shuang Xie, first author) External-National TV News Networks’ Way to America: Is the USA Losing the Global ‘Information War’? International Journal of Communication, Vol.9.

    (2012) Whatever Happened to Tanjug?: Re-loading Memory for an Understanding of the Global News System (second author, with Christian Vukasovich), International Communication Gazette, 74 (8), 693-710

    (2012) Intercultural Integration and Informational Infrastructure: A Case from the Russian Federation and Former Soviet Union, in Roy, Sudeshna (Ed) Intercultural Communication in a Conflict-Torn World, Special Issue of International Communication Gazette 74(6) 525-539

    (2012) As agências nacionais de notícias na turbulenta era da internet, Comunicação & Sociedade 33 (57), 7-56

    (2012) Interfax and Reuters: Covering Conflict among Russia’s Political Elites (second author, with Anthony Frampton), International Journal of Communication, Vol.6

    (2011) Revisiting News Agencies and National Development in Alam, A. and Chopra, R. (eds) Empire Redux: Special Edition of the Economic and Political Weekly

    (2010) BFI/OU Media Education: Recollection and Assessment, Television and New Media, November, 11 (6), pp. 463-465

    (2010) Assessing the Prospects for an Asian Re-Configuration of the Global News Order, Global Media and Communication December, 6 (3) pp. 346-356

    (2010) (with Claudia Boyd-Barrett) Latin American 24/7 News Battle for Honduras, Global Media Journal, Spring

    (2008) News agency majors: Ownership, Control and Influence Revisited, Journal of Global Mass Communication, Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 57-71

    (2008) (with Shaung Xie) Al-Jazeera, Phoenix Satellite Television and the return of the state: Case studies in market liberalization, public sphere and media imperialism, International Journal of Communication, 2, 206-224

    (2006) Cyberspace, globalization and empire, pp.21-42, in Global Media and Communication (Vol.2, Issue 1)

    (2005) A different scale of difference, contribution to Symposium: what is global about global media, pp. 15-19, in Global Media and Communication (Vol. 1, Issue 1).  

    (2004) Judith Miller, the New York Times, and the propaganda model, In Journalism Studies, (Vol 5, Issue 4).

    (2003) Globalizing the national news agency, In Journalism Studies, (Vol 4, Issue 3), pp. 371-385

    (2003) Doubt foreclosed: U.S. mainstream media and the attacks of 9-11, in N. Chitty, R. Rush & M. Semati (Eds.) Studies in terrorism (pp. 35-54).  Penang: Journal of International Communication/ Southbound Press

    (2001). Approaches to the study of mass communications. Unit 1 of The MA in mass communications (by distance learning), 2nd Edition. Leicester, U.K.: Center for Mass Communications Research, University of Leicester.

    (2001). Global communication orders. In W. Gudykunst & B. Mody (Eds.), Handbook of international and intercultural communication (Second Edition). Thousand Oaks: Sage (2001), pp.325-342.  

    (2000). Distance education provision by universities: How institutional contexts affect choices. In Journal of Information Communication and Society (iCS). (Vol 3, Issue 4) pp. 474-49

    (2000). (with Terhi Rantanen), National news agencies: Will they survive? In Journalism Theory, Practice and Criticism, Vol 1, No 1. pp 86-105

    (2000). National and international news agencies: Issues of crisis and realignment. In Gazette. The International Journal for Communication Studies. Vol. 62/1 pp.5-18.

    (1999). European and North American models of distance education. In The Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, Vol 12. pp. 45-54. (Reprinted in Global Cal Poly. Fall, 1999. pp. 28-35).

    (1991) Educational computing in context. In Computers and learning (Unit 4). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University

    (1990) Schools computing policy as state-directed innovation, (1990). In Educational Studies. Vol.16, No.2. pp. 169-186.  

    (1990). Educational computing in context. In Communication and education. (Unit 28, EH207). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1990). The National Curriculum supplement (with Tony Pugh and Vi Winn). Special supplement for EH207. In Communication and education. Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1990). Structural change and curriculum reform in democratic Spain. In The Curriculum Journal,Vol.1,No.3, pp.291-306  

    (1991). Church and state in Spanish education. In Compare, Vol.21,No.2, pp.179-198.

    (1988). IT in finance: The case of Reuters. In Introduction to information technology. (Block 3,A, part 2 of TD200). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1987). How do people communicate? (with Neil Mercer). In Communication and education. (Unit 1 of EH207). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1987). The communications media in education and society. (1987). Communication and education. (Units 18/19 of EH207). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1984). Curriculum management: External control and institutional response. In Management in post-compulsory education. (Block 4, part 1, of E324). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1983). The educational potential of cable television networks in the UK. In Educational Studies, 9:3 pp.221-232. (Reprinted in Teaching at a Distance, No.24, pp.62-71).

    (1982). The control and development of school curriculum: External Factors. In The control of education in Britain. (Unit 9, 2nd. Edition, E222). Milton Keynes, U.K.:Open University Press
    (1981). Managing the curriculum (with D. Smetherham). In Management and the school. (Block 5 of E323). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press.

    (1981). School management: The wider context. In Management and the school. Block 2 of E323). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.

    (1981/2) Western news agencies and the 'media imperialism' debate: What kind of data-base? In Journal of International Affairs, Fall/Winter,35:2, pp.247-260.

    (1979). The curriculum: A question of control? In The control of education in Britain. (Unit 9 of E222).  Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press

    (1977). Mass communication in cross-cultural contexts. In Mass communication and society. (Unit 5 of DE353). Milton Keynes: Open University Press

    (1976). The manager and small groups in the organization (1976)(with R.McHugh and C.Morgan). Management in Education. (Unit 15 of E321). Milton Keynes, U.K.: Open University Press


    (2a) Peer-Reviewed (Research and Teaching) Publications (in progress)

    (with Christian Vukasovich) The Weaponization of Media: An argument for a new nuanced approach to understanding the role of propaganda in war. Article submitted to Media, Culture and Society

    (3) Book Chapters
    (subject to review by editors and/or other peers)

    (2019) Media Imperialism, in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism (2nd Edition) doi:10.1007/978-3-319-91206-6_83-1

    (2019) Global News Organizations, in The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Wiley https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0177

    (2019) Wire Service Journalism. In International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies. Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118841570.iejs0193

    (2019) Historicizing and Theorizing Media and Cultural Imperialism. In O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Mirrlees (eds.) Media imperialism: Continuity and Change. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield

    (2019) Deflective propaganda: A Syrian case study. In Alan Macleod (Ed) Propaganda in the Information Age: Still Manufacturing Consent, pp. 84-103. London and New York: Routledge

    (2019) Western news media, propaganda and pretexts for neoliberal war. In O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Mirrlees (eds.) Media imperialism: Continuity and Change. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield

    (2019) The Great Game for EurAsia and the Skripal affair. In O.Boyd-Barrett and T. Mirrlees (eds.) Media imperialism: Continuity and Change. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield

    (2019) Media and Cultural Imperialism (with Tanner Mirrlees). In O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Mirrlees (eds.) Media imperialism: Continuity and Change. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield

    (2018) MH17 as free-floating atrocity propaganda. In Coban, S. (Ed) Media, Ideology and Hegemony. Studies in Critical Social Sciences. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill Academic

    (2015) US “Exceptionalism” in global media context. In Fantoni, M. and Morlina, L. (Eds) The American Exceptionalism Revisited. Rome, It: Viella – Libreria Editrice, pp.93-122

    (2015) Advertising and the Political Economy of Media, in Kishor Vaidya (Ed) Advertising for the Curious. Canberra, Australia: Curious Academic Publishing

    (2015) From Network to Post-Network Age of US Television News, in Miller, T. Alvardo, M. et. Al (Eds) Journalism in the 21st Century, pp. 144-162. London: Sage

    (2015) Media, War and Agency in Hoffmann, J. and Hawkins, V. Communication for Peace: Charting an Emerging Field, pp. 90-106 London: Routledge

    (2015) The Evolving Business Models of Network News, in Savas, Coban (Ed) Media and Left, pp. 139-165. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill.

    (2014) National News Agencies in a Globalizing World. In Afonso, J., Esperidiao, M.C., and Aguiar, P. (Eds) Agencias de Noticias Perspectivas Contemporaneas. Recife, Brazil: Editora UFPE

    (2013) Reconfiguring Media and Empire, in Kim, K (Ed), Korean Wave Goes Global. London: Routledge

    (2012) Doing News Agency Research, in Ingrid Volkmar (Ed) Handbook of Global Media Research, New York: Blackwell-Wiley

    (2012) News Agencies and the State in Development Communication, in Melkote, S. (Ed) Development Communication in Directed Social Change: A Reappraisal of Theories & Approaches, pp. 129-156 Singapore: Asian Media and Information Communication Center

    (2012) Cyberspace, in George Ritzer (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Globalization. New York: Wiley-Blackwell

    (2012) Hollywood, the CIA and the “War on Terror” in Des Freedman and Daya Thussu (Eds) Media and terrorism: Global perspectives. London: Sage (for 2012)

    (2012) Cyberspace, globalization and empire, in Daya Thussu (Ed) International Encyclopedia of International Communication, Vol. 1, pp. 21-41, London: Sage. Reprint of my 2006 article in Global Media and Communication (above).

    (2012) Cyberspace, globalization and empire, in Manfred Steger (Ed), Globalization and Culture. Cheltenham, Glo: Edward Elgar Publishing. Reprint of my 2006 article in Global Media and Communication (above).

    (2010) Cyberspace, globalization and empire, in P. James and J. Tulloch (Eds) Globalization and Culture. Volume 1: Globalizing Communication, pp. 319-334. London and Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

    (2010) “An AfPak weekend:” US interest and the New York Times’ news coverage In Richard L. Keeble and John Mair (Eds): Afghanistan, War and the Media, pp. 183-206. Bury St. Edmunds: Abramis

    (2010) News agencies in the turbulent era of the Internet in Boyd-Barrett, O. (Ed) News Agencies in the Turbulent Era of the Internet, Barcelona: Generalitat de Catalunya: Col-leccio Lexikon, pp. 15-42

    (2010) (with Claudia Boyd-Barrett) News as counter-hegemonic soft power in Latin America, in Cushion, S. and Lewis, J. (Eds), Has 24 Hour News Changed the World: The Global Impact of Rolling News, in Cushion, Peter Lang

    (2010) Recovering Agency for the propaganda model: The implications for reporting war and peace, in Keeble, R. (Ed): Peace Journalism, War and Conflict Resolution. London: Peter Lang

    (2010) Media imperialism reformulated, in Daya Thussu (Ed) International Communication: A Reader. London: Routledge (Reprint of my original 1998 chapter in Daya Thussu (Ed) Electronic empires: Global media and local resistance. London: Edward Arnold.

    (2009) News agencies. Global and national news agencies: Opportunities and threats in the age of the Internet (with T. Rantanen). In A. Briggs A. and P. Cobley (Eds.). The Media: An Introduction. Ed. London: Longman (revision for third edition)

    (2009) Free flow of information, in Christopher Sterling (Ed) Sage Encyclopedia of Journalism, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

    (2009) Flow and contra-flow, in Stephen Littlejohn and Karen Foss (Eds) Sage Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, Thousand Oaks, CA

    (2009) The free flow doctrine, in Stephen Littlejohn and Karen Foss (Eds) Sage Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, Thousand Oaks, CA

    (2009) New World Information and Communication Order, in Stephen Littlejohn and Karen Foss (Eds) Sage Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, Thousand Oaks, CA

    (2009) Media Studies, ‘globalization’ and the ‘war on terror,’ in Thussu, D.K. (Ed) Internationalizing Media Studies. London: Routledge

    (2009) News agencies. Global and national news agencies: Opportunities and threats in the age of the Internet (with T. Rantanen). In A. Briggs A. and P. Cobley (Eds.). The Media: An Introduction. Ed. London: Longman (revision for third edition)
      
    (2009) Cyberspace, Globalization and Empire (reprint) in Paul James (Ed), Globalization and Culture, London: Sage

    (2008) (with Terhi Rantanen) Global and national news agencies , in A. De Beer and J. Merrill (eds) Global Journalism: Topical Issues and Media Systems, 5th Edition, pp. 33-47

    (2008) News agencies, history of in Wolfgang Donsback (Ed), Blackwell International Encyclopedia of Communication, Wiley-Blackwell

    (2007) Positioning the news audience as idiot, in Maltby, S. & Keeble, R. (eds) Communicating War: Memory, Military and Media, pp. 90-102. Bury St. Edmunds: ArimaPublishing.

    (2007) Alternative re-framing of mainstream media frames. In Thussu, D.K. (Ed) Media on the Move: Global Flow and Contra-Flow in Global Communication, pp. 201-220, London: Routledge

    (2006) Globalization, media and empire: an introduction.  In Boyd-Barrett, O. (Ed) Communications media, globalization and empire.  London: John Libbey, pp. 1-16

    (2006) Cyberspace, globalization and U.S. empire.  In Boyd-Barrett, O. (Ed) Communications media, globalization and empire.  London: John Libbey, pp. 53-76

    (2006) Publishing research and the communication curriculum under globalization.  In Leung, K.W., Kenny, J., and Lee, P. (Eds.). Global Trends in Communication Education and Research, Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, pp. 235-259

    (2005) Journalism, media conglomerates and the Federal Communications Commission.  In S. Allen (Ed). Journalism: Critical issues, pp. 242-256. Maidenhead, UK: Open University Press.  

    (2004) (with Terhi Rantanen). News agencies as news sources, in Sreberny, A. and Paterson, C. (Eds). International news in the 21st Century, Luton: John Libbey/University of Luton Press.

    (2004) Understanding: The second casualty, In S. Allen, S. B. Zelizer, (Eds). Reporting War: Journalism in Wartime, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 25-42

    (2004) US global cyberspace, in D. Schuler and P. Day (Eds.). Shaping the Network Society. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. 19-42

    (2004) Cyberspace and the public sphere, in P. Day and D. Schuler (Eds), Global Communities in the Network Society. London: Routledge.  

    (2004) Global and national news agencies: The unstable nexus (with T. Rantanen). In A. de Beer & J. Merrill (Eds). Global Journalism: Topical Issues and Media Systems, New York: Allyn and Bacon, pp. 35-49.

    (2003) Doubt foreclosed (2): U.S. mainstream media and the attacks of 9-11.  In D. Demers (Ed), Terrorism, Globalization and Mass Communication, Spokane WA: Marquette Books, pp. 3-33.

    (2003) Globalizing the national news agency.  In D. Demers (Ed.) Terrorism, Globalization and Mass Communication, Spokane WA: Marquette Books, pp. 65-85

    (2003) Global communication orders, in Mody, B. (Ed.). International and Development Communication: A 21st-century Perspective. Thousand Oaks: Sage, pp. 35-52

    (2002). State news agencies: A time for re-evaluation? (with T. Rantanen).  In APA - Austria Presse Agentur (Ed.). The Various Faces of Reality: Values in News (agency) Journalism. Innsbruck: StudienVerlag, pp.79-90.

    (2002). Towards the "New Model" news agency.  In APA - Austria Presse Agentur (Ed.). The Various Faces of Reality: Values in News (Agency) Journalism. Innsbruck: StudienVerlag, pp. 91-96.

    (2002). Theorizing the news agencies. (with T. Rantanen).  In D. McQuail (Ed.) McQuail’s Reader in Mass Communication Theory. London: Sage. pp. 215-211.  

    (2002). Theory in media research. In C. Newbold, O. Boyd-Barrett & H. Van Den Bulck, The Media Book. London: Edward Arnold, pp. 1-54.

    (2002). Media technology for distance learning, in C. Newbold, O.Boyd-Barrett & H. Van Den Bulck, The Media Book. London: Edward Arnold, pp. 400-419.

    (2002). News agencies. Global and national news agencies: Opportunities and threats in the age of the Internet (with T. Rantanen). In A. Briggs A. and P. Cobley (Eds.). The Media: An Introduction. 2nd. Ed. London: Longman.

    (2002). Distance education provision in universities: How institutional contexts affect choices. In W.H. Dutton and B.P. Loader (Eds.). Digital Academe: The New Media and Institutions of Higher Education and Learning. London: Routledge, pp. 185-205.

    (2000). (With T. Rantanen):  News agency foreign correspondents. In J. Tunstall (Ed.) Media Occupations and Professions: A Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2000), pp. 127-143

    (2000). Pan-Arab satellite television: the politics of identity. In H.Tumber (Ed). Media Power, Professionals and Policies. London: Routledge. pp.314-331

    (2000). The new environment of media education, in B. Moon, S.Brown, & M. Ben-Peretz (Eds.). The Routledge International Companion to Education. London: Routledge. Pp.513-529

    (2000). Constructing the global, constructing the local: News agencies re-present the world. In M. Abbas and A. Kavoori (Eds.). The Global Dynamics of News. Stamford: Ablex. pp. 299-321

    (1998). (with T. Rantanen), The globalization of news, In O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Rantanen (Eds.), The Globalization of News.  London: Sage.

    (1998). 'Global' news agencies: Trends and issues over 150 years. In O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Rantanen (Eds.). The Globalization of News. London: Sage.

    (1998). (with M.Palmer and T.Rantanen). Global battle fields (1) Financial news, in O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Rantanen (Eds.). The Globalization of News. London: Sage (1998)

    (1998). (with D.Forbes). From apartheid towards pluralism: Resisting the global in South Africa, in O. Boyd-Barrett and T. Rantanen (Eds.). The Globalization of News. London: Sage (1998).

    (1998). Media imperialism reformulated.  In D.K.Thussu (Ed.). Electronic Empires. London: Edward Arnold.

    (1997). International communication and globalization: Contradictions and directions. In A. Mohammadi (Ed.). Interrnational Communication and Globalization. London:  Sage. pp. 11-26

    (1997). News agencies in Europe (with T. Rantanen).  In A.Briggs & P. Cobley (Eds.). The Media: An Introduction. London: Longman.

    (1997). Global news wholesalers as agents of globalization. In A. Sreberny-Mohammadi, D. Winseck, J. McKenna and O. Boyd-Barrett (Eds.). Media in Global Context. London: Edward Arnold 1997, pp. 131-144.

    (1996). News agencies: fresh perspectives, new directions. In A. Goonasekera et al (Eds). Opening Windows: Issues in Communication. Singapore: AMIC, pp. 150-159.

    (1996). Multilingualism and mass media (with J. Nootens and A. Pugh). In H. Goebl, P.Nelde, Z. Stary, & W.Wolck. Contact Linguistics. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.  Pp. 426-431.

    (1995). (with C. Newbold) Editors' introduction: Approaching the media.  In O.Boyd-Barrett and C. Newbold (Eds.). Approaches to Media. London: Edward Arnold.

    (1995) (with C. Newbold). Defining the field. In O. Boyd-Barrett and C. Newbold (Eds). Approaches to Media. London: Edward Arnold.

    (1995) Early theories in media research, in O.Boyd-Barrett and C.Newbold (Eds.). Approaches to Media. London: Edward Arnold.

    (1995). The political economy approach. In O. Boyd-Barrett and C. Newbold (Eds. ) Approaches to Media, London: Edward Arnold.  

    (1995). Conceptualizing the 'Public Sphere', in O.Boyd-Barrett and C.Newbold (Eds.). Approaches to Media. London: Edward Arnold.  

    (1995). The analysis of media occupations and professionals. In O. Boyd-Barrett and C. Newbold (Eds.). Approaches to Media. Edward Arnold.

    (1995). Approaches to 'New Audience Research'. In O. Boyd-Barrett and C. Newbold (Eds.). Approaches to Media. London: Edward Arnold.

    (1995). Structural change and curriculum reform in democratic Spain. In O. Boyd-Barrett and P.O'Malley (Eds.). Education for a Democratic Spain. London: Routledge.  

    (1995). The languages of education in Spain. In O.Boyd-Barrett and P. O'Malley. Education for a Democratic Spain. London: Routledge.

    (1995). University reform.  In O.Boyd-Barrett and P.O’Malley (Eds.). Education for a Democratic Spain. London: Routledge.

    (1994). Language and media: A question of convergence. In D. Graddol and O. Boyd-Barrett (Eds). Media Texts: Authors and Readers. London: Multilingual Matters.

    (1993). Educational reform in Spain: A U.K. perspective. Seminario Sobre Las Reformas Educativas Actuales en Espana.Su evaluacion: Metodologia y Resultados Resumenes de Ponencias, CIDE, Madrid; Also in O. Boyd-Barrett and P. O'Malley (Eds.)(1995). Education for a Democratic Spain. London: Routledge.

    (1993). Church and state in Spanish education. In L. Francis and D. Lankshear (Eds.). Christian Perspectives on Church Schools.  Leominster, U.K.: Fowler Wright.

    (1993). NWICO strategies and the media imperialism debate: The case of regional news exchange. In K. Nordenstreng and H.Schiller (Eds.). Beyond National Sovereignty: International Communication in the 1990s. Norwood, N.J: Ablex. pp.177-193

    (1992). The social science approach to media study. In M. Alvarado and O. Boyd-Barrett (Eds).  Media Education: An Introduction. London: British Film Institute pp.168-185

    (1992). Introduction (with M. Alvarado). In M. Alvarado and O. Boyd-Barrett (Eds.). Media education: An Introduction. London: British Film Institute pp. 1-5.

    (1991). Learning, teaching and the new technologies (with Peter Scrimshaw), Annex 1 of Technologies for Teaching: The Use of Technologies for Teaching and Learning in Primary and Secondary Schools, Vol.2. London: Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, pp.1-66

    (1990). Schools computing policy as state-directed innovation. In O. Boyd-Barrett and E. Scanlon (Eds.). Computers and Learning. London: Addison Wesley, pp.3-22

    (1989). International news agencies. In I.P.Enderwick (Ed.). Multinational Service Firms. London: Routledge, pp.107-131

    (1986). News agencies: Political constraints and market opportunities - the case of the "Big 4". In T. Varis & U. Kivikuru, U.(Eds.). Approaches to International Communication. Helsinki: Finnish National Commission for UNESCO, pp.67-94

    (1982). Cultural dependence and mass media. In M. Gurevitch, J. Curran & J. Woollacott (Eds.). Culture, Society and the Media. London: Macmillan

    (1980). The politics of socialization: Recruitment and training for journalism. In H.  Christian (Ed.). The Sociology of Journalism and the Press, Keele, U.K.: Sociological Review Monograph, pp.307-340. Reprinted in V.Romano and  M. Murciano (Eds.). La Profesion de periodista. Barcelona: Anthropos

    (1978). Market control and wholesale news: The case of Reuters. In G.Boyce, J.Curran & P. Wingate (Eds.). Newspaper History: From the 17th century to the Present Day. London: Constable, pp.192-204

    (1977). The collection of foreign news in the national press : Organization and resources. In O. Boyd-Barrett, C. Seymour-Ure & J.Tunstall (Eds.). Studies on the Press. Royal Commission on the Press. London: HMSO

    (1977). Media imperialism: Towards an international framework for the analysis of media systems.  In M.Gurevitch, J.Curran & J. Woollacott (Eds.).Mass Communication and Society. London: Edward Arnold, pp.116-135.

    (1977). The global news wholesalers (1977) in G. Gerbner (Ed.). Mass Media Policies in Changing Cultures. New York: John Wiley and Sons. pp.13-40

    (1974). The world-wide news agencies: strengths and limitations, in Proceedings of IAMCR Conference (Exemplar band I des protokolls der Intanationalen Wissenschaftlichn Conferenz). pp.11-16    

    (1970). Journalism recruitment and training: problems in professionalization. In J. Tunstall (Ed.). Media Sociology. London: Constable. 181-201.


    (4) Articles
    (professional and community journals)


    (2019) (Book Review) Jonathan Ilan: The International Photojournalism Industry: Cultural Production and the Making and Selling of News Pictures. Global Media and Communication. April 1, 2019 Book Review
    https://doi.org/10.1177/1742766519838161

    (2019) (Book Review) Olga Baysha, Miscommunicating Social Change: Lessons from Russia and Ukraine. International Journal of Communication 13, pp. 8-10

    (2019) RussiaGate as Organized Distraction. Information Clearing House. Available online at: http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/51188.htm; also in the Organization for Propaganda Studies. Available at http://www.propagandastudies.ac.uk/resources/think-pieces/russiagate-as-organised-distraction-by-professor-oliver-boyd-barrett. Also in Off Guardian. Available at: https://off-guardian.org/tag/oliver-boyd-barrett/. Also in 21st Century. Available at https://www.21cir.com/?s=Boyd-Barrett. Also in Consortium News. Available at https://consortiumnews.com/2019/07/29/russiagate-as-organized-distraction. Also in Monthly Review, available at https://mronline.org/2019/08/01/russiagate-as-organized-distraction. This paper was published in many other sites in addition to those listed here.

    (2019) (Book Review) Farooq Sulehria: Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan. International Journal of Communication 13, pp. 960-962

    (2018) “Fake News:” “RussiaGate” and Disinformation in the Age of Social Media. ResearchGate.    DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.25323.85288 4 Available online at https://www.researchgate.net/project/Propaganda-4/update/5b358c314cde265cb64b8a3c

    (2018) International News Structure and Process. ResearchGate. Available online at https://www.researchgate.net/project/International-News?_sg=SJQFmAlsL8qeahyX3wNt-OnBE97K_MO_PlJZczoxt-dW5x19yXYAKWSfX1Ns1qDG1pupbJOsJxrZMqXUk6SGq8hgwHMKK1HkWBZL

    (2018) MH17 as Free-Floating Atrocity Propaganda. ResearchGate. Available online at https://www.researchgate.net/project/Propaganda-4/update/5b3560e84cde265cb64b86d3

    (2018) (Book Review) Media, Propaganda and the Politics of Intervention, by Florian Zollman Cooperation and Conflict 53 (2), 296-298

    (2018) (Book Review) The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses, by Patrick D. Murphy: Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2017, 208 pp., ISBN No. 9778-..
    Mass Communication and Society 21 (2), 272-274

    (2018) (Book Review) Sean Phelan, Neoliberalism, Media and the Political. International Journal of Communication (Vol.12:1)

    (2017) (Book Review) Susan Jeffords and Fahed Al-Sumait (Eds.), Covering Bin Laden: Global Media and the World's Most Wanted Man. International Journal of Communication (Vol. 11:4)

    (2017) (Book Review) Jason Stanley: How Propaganda Works. International Journal of Communication (Vol. 11:3), pp. 3004-3010

    (2017) (Book Review) Olga Baysha, The Mythologies of Capitalism and the End of the Soviet Project. International Journal of Communication (Vol. 11:2)

    (2016) (Book Review) The Global Rise of China. International Journal of Communication (Vol.10)

    (2016) (Book Review) The Global Public Sphere: Public Communication in the Age of Reflective Interdependence. Cultural Sociology March 2016 10: 125-126

    (2015) (Book Review) Greatly Exaggerated: The Myth of the Death of Newspapers, by Marc Edge. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 92. No.4

    (2015) (Book Review) The Watchdog that Didn’t Bark. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 92. No. 3: pp. 750-751

    (2015) (Book Review) Latin American Television Industries. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 91, No. 1: pp. 252-254.

    (2014) (Book Review): Obama, the Media, and Framing the U.S. Exit from Iraq and Afghanistan, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Vol 91, No. 3: pp. 839-841

    (2014) (Book Review) Foreign News on Television. Journalism and Mass Communication Quaterly (summer), Vol 91 No. 2, pp. 380-381

    (2014) (Book Review) Environmental Conflict and the Media. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly (summer), Vol 91 No.2, pp. 382-383

    (2013) (Book Review) Media Spectacle and Insurrection, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 90, 3.

    (2012) (Book Review) The International Television News Agencies: The World from London, in Journalism History 37:4 (Winter)

    (2012) (Book Review) The Political Economy of Media and Power, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 89: 3

    (2012) (Book Review) Reorienting Global Communication: Indian and Chinese Media beyond Borders, in Chinese Journal of Communication, Vol.5:2, 245-251

    (2012) (Book Review) Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History by Robert Burgoyne, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Summer, Vol 89 No.2

    (2012) (Book Review) The Geopolitics of Representation in Foreign News: Explaining Darfur, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, March, Vol 89 No. 1 pp. 143-145

    (2012) (Book Review) The Media Industries and Their Markets: Quantitative Analyses. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, March, Vol 89 No. 1, pp. 152-154

    (2012) (Book Review) History of Participatory Media, Politics and Publics, 1750-2000. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, March, Vol 89 No 1, pp. 148-150

    (2011) The Role and Future of National News Agencies, in Chinese Journalist, Issue No. 11, accessible in Chinese at http://news.xinhuanet.com/newmedia/2011-11/17/c_122296679.htm

    (2011) (Book Review) Recording from Political Violence: A Film-maker's Journey The War and Media Network, http://www.warandmedia.org/reviews/book/politicalviolence.htm

    (2011) (Book Review) Journalism in Crisis: Corporate Media and Financialization, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly 88 (2)

    (2011) (Book Review) War and the Media: Essays on News Reporting, Propaganda and Popular Culture, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly 88 (2)

    (2011) (Book Review) Global Communication and the Transnational Public Sphere, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly 88 (2)

    (2010) (Book Review) Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly 88 (1)

    (2010) (Book Review) Media Bias: A Comparative Study, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly 88 (1)

    (2010) (Book Review) The Nightly News Nightmare: Network Television’s Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1988-2000, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly 88 (1)

    (2010) (Book Review) Terrorism and the Press: An Uneasy Relationship/Packaging Terrorism: Co-opting the News for Politics and Profits, Journalism History, July 1

    (2010) (Book Review) Newspeak in the 21st Century, Media, War and Conflict 3(3)

    (2010) (Book Review) Mass Media and Modern Warfare: Reporting on the Russian War on Terrorism, The War and Media Network, www.warandmedia.org/reviews_bookshtm

    (2010) Keynote address on Survival Strategy for News Agencies Facing the New Media Era: Focusing on Small and Medium-Sized News Agencies in the Asia-Pacific Region, for the Summit Congress of the Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies, on Challenges and Opportunities for News Agencies, Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 22. Proceedings, Organization for Asia-Pacific News Agencies, available on http://www.oanasummit.org/board/_data/download/333//download_333_0_1271902361.pdf

    (2010) (Book Review) Home/Land/Security: What We Learn About Arab Communities from Action-Adventure Films, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Spring, 87/1, pp. 207-209

    (2010) (Book Review) Translation in Global News, The International Journal of Press/Politics, 15 (2), pp. 249-250

    (2009) (Book Review) Global crisis reporting: Journalism in the global age, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Winter, 86/4, pp.942-944

    (2009) News agencies in the era of the Internet, Media Asia (Vol. 36, No.l2)

    2009 (Book Review) Israel, Palestine and terror, Media, War and Conflict, 2(3), pp. 363-5

    (2009) (Book Review) Constructing America’s war culture: Iraq, media and images at Home, Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly, No 3, pp. 696-698

    (2009) (Book Review) A violent world: TV news images of Middle Eastern terror and War Media, War and Conflict, 2 (2) pp.230-232.

    (2009) (Book Review) From pigeons to news portals: Foreign reporting and the challenge of new technology Journal of Mass Communication Quarterly No.3, pp.691-693

    (2009) (Book Review): The Al Jazeera effect, The War and Media Network, www.warandmedia.org/reviews_bookshtm

    (2008) (Book Review) The media were American: US mass media in decline, Global Media and Communication, Volume 4(2): 201-207

    (2005) (Book Review): Betrayal of dissent: Beyond Orwell, Hitchens and the New American Century, The War and Media Network, www.warandmedia.org/reviews_bookshtm

    (2003) A victory for US media conglomerates, Third World Resurgence, 153-154, pp. 66-69.

    (2003). Imperial news and the new imperialism, Third World Resurgence, 151-152, pp. 44-48.  Reprinted in Mainstream Current Affairs Weekly, Vol. No. XLI, No. 3, August 2, 2003.  

    (2002). More research needed. In Ecquid Novi. South African Journal for Journalism Research, Vol 23, No. 1., pp. 94-95

    (2002). U.S. Corporate Media and the Events of 9-11. In Global Cal Poly, Fall, pp. 18-22.

    (2001). State news agencies: Time for re-evaluation? (with T. Rantanen). Medien & Zeit. Kommunikation in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart. No.4, pp. 38-45.

    (2001). Assessing the future of national news agencies. In Global Cal Poly, Fall, pp.25-28.

    (2000). Globalization and the communications media. Global Cal Poly, Fall, pp 13-17.

    (2000). Doing news agency research. Media Asia, Jan-Mar. pp.10-15.

    (1999). Trends in world communication. Global Dialogue, Vol. 1, No.1, Summer, pp. 56-69.

    (1999). European and North American models of distance education.  Global Cal Poly, Fall, pp.28-35.

    (1993). Teacher training at the UK Open University. Educational Media International, Vol.30, No.2, pp.94-97.

    (1993). Subsidy and the power of Reuters, review article of Donald Read's The Power of News.  InterMedia, March-April.

    (1981). Journalism training and post-school education in the UK. FIEJ Bulletin, No.129, December

    (1981). News agencies: fresh perspectives, new directions. Media Asia, 8:4, pp.211-216.

    (1980). A four-point plan for the news agencies. InterMedia, 8:5, September, pp.8-11; reprinted in Vidura, October,1980, pp.305-312

    (1980). The big four in the news. The Times. London, Aug. 9., p. 12

    (1980). The big four news agencies. The Media Reporter, Vol.4, No.3., pp. 36-38

    (1977). The sad decline of the foreign correspondent. The Media Reporter, Vol. 1, No.2, pp. 34-35

    (1977). The international news agencies. The Media Reporter, Vol. 1, No.2, pp. 8-10

Personal Interests

    My home is in Ojai, California where I live with my wife, Leah. I have four children and grandchildren.

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