Volume 8, Issue 1

May 2011


Barker, Martin (Joint Editor). Editorial introduction

Special Edition

Gillespie, Marie, Hugh Mackay & Alban Webb (Guest Editors – Special Edition). Special Issue Introduction: Design & devices: Towards a genealogy of audience research methods at the BBC World Service, 1932-2011

Ampofo, Lawrence. The social life of real-time social media monitoring

Mackay, Hugh & Jingrong Tong. Interactivity, the global conversation and World Service research: Digital China

Mytton, Graham. Audience research at the BBC World Service 1932-2010

Parta, R. Eugene. Audience Research in Extremis: Cold War Broadcasting to the USSR

Skuse, Andrew & Marie Gillespie. Designs, devices and development: Audience research as creative resource in the making of an Afghan radio drama

Webb, Alban. A leap of imagination: BBC audience research over the iron curtain

Wilding, Colin M. Numbers that count: Measuring the BBC World Service global audience


Anderson, Lauren. Dancing about architecture?  Talking around popular music in film soundtracks

Deller, Ruth. Twittering on: Audience research and participation using Twitter

Lee, Angela. Time Travelling with Fanfic Writers: Understanding fan culture through repeated online interviews

Williams, Rebecca. “Wandering off into soap land”: Fandom, genre and ‘shipping’ The West Wing


Highmore, Ben. Ordinary Lives: Studies in the Everyday.  Routledge (2010).  ISBN: 9780415461870.

Hill, Annette. Restyling Factual TV Audience & News, Documentary & Reality Genres.  Routledge (2007).  ISBN: 9780415379564.

Papacharissi, Zizi (ed.). A Networked Self, Identity, Community, & Culture on Social Network Sites.  Routledge (2010).  ISBN: 9780415801812.