Professor Jeanette Steemers is Co-Director of Research of the School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster. A graduate in German and Russian, she completed her PhD on public service broadcasting in West Germany in 1990. After working for research company, CIT Research, and international television distributor HIT Entertainment, she rejoined academia in 1993. Recent publications include Creating Preschool Television (Palgrave), The Media and the State (with T. Flew and P. Iosifidis) and European Media in Crisis (with J. Trappel and B. Thomass). She publishes widely on public service broadcasting, UK television exports and the children’s media industry. Her work on television trade and children’s television has been funded by the British Academy, the Leverhulme Trust and the AHRC. Her most recent work includes an AHRC funded project on ‘Orientations in the Development of Pan-Arab Television for Children’ with Professor Naomi Sakr.
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