Welcome To Oxford Global Media

In a rapidly changing world Oxford Global Media is well-placed to provide strategic advice and other communications services. We are an independent network based in Oxford. Our consultancy work is combined with active involvement in research and training at Oxford University. 

We have operated at senior levels for some of the world's leading media organisations and international institutions. Between us we have worked for some of the best-known names in the field such as the BBC, World Bank, Thomson Reuters Foundation and Oxfam.

Our work benefits from the hands-on experience, extensive contacts and established reputations we bring to the table. 

We offer expertise in public service broadcasting, international media policy, regulation and journalism. We also specialise in communication and advocacy strategies, as well as evaluations, for international development agencies, human rights organisations, environment groups and academic institutions.


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Jul
2011

Paris Debate - Is News a Public Good?

David Levy addressed a seminar at Sciences Po in Paris on the topic of L’information est elle un bien public? organised jointly between the School of Journalism and the Political Research Centre (CEVIPOF) at Sciences Po.  

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News / Latest Projects


Jul
2011

Paris Debate - Is News a Public Good?

David Levy addressed a seminar at Sciences Po in Paris on the topic of L’information est elle un bien public? organised jointly between the School of Journalism and the Political Research Centre (CEVIPOF) at Sciences Po.  

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Apr
2011

US Interest in Research on International Journalism

Much of the US debate about the impact of the Internet on contemporary journalism has been uniquely focused on the US itself. This spring the book David Levy co-edited with Rasmus Kleis Nielsen on  The Changing Business of Journalism and its Implications for Democracy has helped prompt reflection on what the US might learn from experiences elsewhere.  

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Feb
2010

Global Reporting of Climate Change

Post CopenhagenIn the wake of the Copenhagen conference near-fiasco, Paddy Coulter co-organised a small series of specialist workshops and expert panels in Oxford with the Environmental Change Institute and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism to examine national variations in media reporting of climate change.  

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Jan
2010

Science and the Media Report

NewsDavid Levy was appointed to the Science and Media Expert Group created by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in September 2009. The group was chaired by Fiona Fox, Director of the Science Media Centre, and brought together a mix of distinguished scientists and media experts and practitioners. Its report, published in January 2010, entitled Science and the Media: Securing the Future outlines a number of actions and recommendations which, taken together, are designed to: 

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Jan
2010

Future of Public Interest Journalism

TampereDavid Levy delivered the keynote speech Beyond Fatalism, new perspectives on the future of public interest journalism at the 2010 C.V. Äkerlund Lectures in Media Management at the University of Tampere in Finland. 

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Dec
2009

Study of News and the Internet

OECDDavid Levy has been acting as an adviser to the OECD on their forthcoming study on the Evolution of News and the Internet. The study was discussed at a meeting of the OECD Working Group on the Information Economy in Paris in December 2009 where David Levy commented on a draft. 

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Nov
2009

Roundtable with Amartya Sen

SenPaddy Coulter helped the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) organise a roundtable on ‘Economics and the Idea of Justice’ with the Nobel prize-winning economist Professor Amartya Sen on 19 November. 

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Oct
2009

How to Make Money in News

havardDavid Levy participated in this Executive Session at the Shorenstein Center at Harvard entitled “How to make Money in News:New Business Models for the 21st Century”. For an account of the event and transcript click here 

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Aug
2009

Reviewing DFID Media Work

UK AidDFID Communications published  a major review of  its media work to build support for development in the UK. This review, the first since the inception of the Building Support for Development programme in 1999, was jointly carried out by Paddy Coulter of Oxford Global Media and Amanda Barnes of The Partnership. 

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Aug
2009

Media workshops in China on climate change

Media workshops in ChinaPaddy Coulter was invited by the British Council Climate Change Programme to address a Beijing symposium for Chinese editors-in-chief on ‘Climate Change Communication’ held at Renmin University’s International Communication Centre on 11 September, Paddy also helped lead a workshop in Guangzhou for 40 journalists gearing up to cover the Copenhagen conference. He was joined in this by his Chinese media research collaborator Wang Jin, Associate Professor of Sociology at the School of Government, Sun Yat-Sen University who directs the Center for the Public, Science, and Sustainability Studies. Click here for a pdf of the slide presentation Reporting Climate Change: An International Perspective  

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