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Roderick Flynn

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Biography

Born Dublin, Studied History and Politics at UCD, took a Masters in Film and Television Studies at DCU. Completed Phd. on Universal Telephone Service in Ireland at DCU in 1997.

Research Interests

Audiovisual Policy in Ireland, Europe and the US, Telecommunications Policy, Broadcasting Policy, , Social History of Communications. Political Economy of the Media. History of Media Technology.

Books

  Year Publication
2015 A Historical Dictionary of Irish Cinema.
Dr. Roderick Flynn. Tony Tracy and Pat Brereton (2015) A Historical Dictionary of Irish Cinema. : Scarecrow (Rowman and Littlefield). [Details]
2010 John Huston: Essays on a Restless Director.
Roddy Flynn and Tony Tracy (2010) John Huston: Essays on a Restless Director. : McFarland. [Details]
2009 The Representation and Portrayal of People with Disabilities in Irish Broadcasting.
Dr. Roderick Flynn and Dr Debbie Ging (2009) The Representation and Portrayal of People with Disabilities in Irish Broadcasting. : Broadcasting Commission of Ireland. [Details]
2007 Historical Dictionary of Irish Cinema.
Roderick Flynn and Pat Brereton (2007) Historical Dictionary of Irish Cinema. : Scarecrow Press. [Details]
1999 Strategies and Markets for Global Mobile Personal Communications by Satellite (GMPCS).
Roderick Flynn and Paul Healy (1999) Strategies and Markets for Global Mobile Personal Communications by Satellite (GMPCS). : IIR. [Details]
1996 Here's Looking at You Kid: Ireland goes to the pictures.
Stephanie MCBride and Roddy Flynn (1996) Here's Looking at You Kid: Ireland goes to the pictures. : Wolfhound Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'Media Concentration and the Rise of Multinational Companies'
Dr. Roderick Flynn, Gabriele Siegert and Juan Pablo Arturo Munoz. (2016) 'Media Concentration and the Rise of Multinational Companies' In: The Handbook of European Communication History. Wiley-Blackwell. [Details]
2015 'Irish Media Concentration'
Dr. Roderick Flynn and Professor Paschal Preston (2015) 'Irish Media Concentration' In: Who Owns the World's Media?. Oxford University Press. [Details]
2015 'The Irish Film Industry and Film Policy'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2015) 'The Irish Film Industry and Film Policy' In: The Blackwell Companion to British and Irish Cinema. Blackwell. [Details]
2015 'Media Accountability in Ireland'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2015) 'Media Accountability in Ireland' In: European Handbook of Media Accountability. Erich Brost Institute. [Details]
2014 'International Television Organisations'
Dr. Roderick Flynn and Professor Paschal Preston (2014) 'International Television Organisations' In: The Sage Handbook of Television Studies. Sage. [Details]
2014 'International regulation and organizations'
Preston P.;Flynn R. (2014) 'International regulation and organizations' In: The SAGE Handbook of Television Studies. [DOI] [Details]
2014 'How important shall Public Service Media be in the European Digital Media Age?'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2014) 'How important shall Public Service Media be in the European Digital Media Age?' In: Public Value Report. Vienna, Austria: ORF. [Details]
2014 'Mediating Elections in Ireland'
Dr. Roderick Flynn, Kevin Rafter, Iain McMenamin and Eoin O'Malley (2014) 'Mediating Elections in Ireland' In: Political Communication in Ireland: Journalism, Politics and the Public. University of Liverpool Press. [Details]
2010 'John Huston and an Irish Film Industry'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2010) 'John Huston and an Irish Film Industry' In: John Huston: Essays on a Restless Director. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. [Details]
2009 'Projecting or protecting Ireland? The Department of External Affairs and Hollywood 1946-1960'
Roderick Flynn (2009) 'Projecting or protecting Ireland? The Department of External Affairs and Hollywood 1946-1960' In: Screening Irish-America Representing Irish-America in Film and Television. Irish Academic Press. [Details]
2009 'Talking a Little Treason: The Quiet Man and the Irish State'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2009) 'Talking a Little Treason: The Quiet Man and the Irish State' In: The Quiet Man and Beyond. Dublin: Liffey Press. [Details]
2009 'Republic of Ireland PLC-- testing the limits of marketisation'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2009) 'Republic of Ireland PLC-- testing the limits of marketisation' In: Transforming Ireland: Challenges, Critiques Resources. New York: MacMillan. [Details]
2009 'Das Mediensystem Irlands (Irish Media System)'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2009) 'Das Mediensystem Irlands (Irish Media System)' In: Internationales Handbuch Medien. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. [Details]
2007 'About Adam and Paul'
Dr. Roderick C Flynn (2007) 'About Adam and Paul' In: Mapping Irish Media: Critical Explorations. Dublin: UCD Press. [Details]
2005 'The Last Semi-State? Lemass And Film Policy'
Roderick Flynn (2005) 'The Last Semi-State? Lemass And Film Policy' In: The Age of Lemass: Ireland 1945 to 1973 edited by Gary Murphy and Brian Girvin. UCD Press. [Details]
2002 'Neo-Liberalism and Irish Broadcasting'
Roderick Flynn (2002) 'Neo-Liberalism and Irish Broadcasting' In: Reinventing Ireland: Culture and the Celtic Tiger edited by Peadar Kirby, Luke Gibbons and Michael Cronin, published by Pluto Press. 0. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2016 'Quantifying national cinema. An analysis of productions funded by the Irish Film Board/ Bord Scannán na hÉireann 1993-2013'
Dr. Roderick Flynn and Tony Tracy (2016) 'Quantifying national cinema. An analysis of productions funded by the Irish Film Board/ Bord Scannán na hÉireann 1993-2013'. FILM STUDIES, 6 [Details]
2016 ''These people protesting might not be so strident if their own jobs were on the line': Representations of the 'economic consequences' of opposition to the Iraq war in the Irish national press'
Coulter C.;Browne H.;Flynn R.;Hetherington V.;Titley G. (2016) ''These people protesting might not be so strident if their own jobs were on the line': Representations of the 'economic consequences' of opposition to the Iraq war in the Irish national press'. Media, War and Conflict, 9 (2):113-136 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Public Service Broadcasting without Public Service Broadcasters'
Roderick Flynn (2015) 'Public Service Broadcasting without Public Service Broadcasters'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DIGITAL TELEVISION, 6 [Details]
2015 'Imported programming on early Irish television'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2015) 'Imported programming on early Irish television'. EIRE-IRELAND, 50 :66-94 [Details]
2015 'Public service broadcasting beyond public service broadcasters'
Flynn, R (2015) 'Public service broadcasting beyond public service broadcasters'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DIGITAL TELEVISION, 6 :125-144 [DOI] [Details]
2015 '"It Is Against the Basic Concepts of Good Government to Subject Our People to Rosemary Clooney at the Public Expense": Imported Programming on Early Irish Television'
Flynn, R (2015) '"It Is Against the Basic Concepts of Good Government to Subject Our People to Rosemary Clooney at the Public Expense": Imported Programming on Early Irish Television'. Eire-Ireland; a journal of Irish studies, 50 :66-94 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Split Screens: The Year in Review 2013'
Dr. Roderick Flynn and Tony Tracy (2014) 'Split Screens: The Year in Review 2013'. ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES, 9 [Details]
2014 '). The impact of the economic crisis on media framing: Evidence from three elections in Ireland'
Dr. Roderick Flynn, Iain MacMenamin, Eoin O’Malley and Kevin Rafter (2014) '). The impact of the economic crisis on media framing: Evidence from three elections in Ireland'. EUROPEAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW (PRINT), 6 :433-488 [Details]
2014 'The impact of the economic crisis on media framing: Evidence from three elections in Ireland'
O'Malley E.;Brandenburg H.;Flynn R.;McMenamin I.;Rafter K. (2014) 'The impact of the economic crisis on media framing: Evidence from three elections in Ireland'. European Political Science Review, 6 (3):407-426 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Does commercial orientation matter for policy-game framing? A content analysis of television and radio news programmes on public and private stations'
Rafter K.;Flynn R.;McMenamin I.;O’Malley E. (2014) 'Does commercial orientation matter for policy-game framing? A content analysis of television and radio news programmes on public and private stations'. European Journal of Communication, 29 (4):433-448 [DOI] [Details]
2014 '“Does commercial orientation matter for policy-game framing? A content analysis of television and radio news programmes on public and private stations”'
Dr. Roderick Flynn, Iain MacMenamin, Eoin O’Malley and Kevin Rafter (2014) '“Does commercial orientation matter for policy-game framing? A content analysis of television and radio news programmes on public and private stations”'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION (PRINT), 29 [Details]
2013 'The Feature Film in an Age of Digital Reproduction'
Dr. Roderick Flynn and Tony Tracy (2013) 'The Feature Film in an Age of Digital Reproduction'. ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES, 8 [Details]
2013 'Commercialism and Election Framing: A Content Analysis of Twelve Newspapers in the 2011 Irish General Election'
McMenamin I.;Flynn R.;O'Malley E.;Rafter K. (2013) 'Commercialism and Election Framing: A Content Analysis of Twelve Newspapers in the 2011 Irish General Election'. International Journal of Press/Politics, 18 (2):167-187 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Commercialism and Election Framing: A content analysis of twelve newspapers in the 2011 Irish general election'
Dr. Roderick Flynn, Iain MacMenamin, Eoin O’Malley and Kevin Rafter (2013) 'Commercialism and Election Framing: A content analysis of twelve newspapers in the 2011 Irish general election'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRESS/POLITICS, 18 [Details]
2013 'Whither Now for Section 481?'
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2013) 'Whither Now for Section 481?'. ESTUDIOS IRLANDESES, 8 [Details]
2007 'Raiders of the Lost Archives � The Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on the Film Industry 1942'
Roderick Flynn (2007) 'Raiders of the Lost Archives � The Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on the Film Industry 1942'. IRISH COMMUNICATIONS REVIEW, Vol :30-41 [Details]
2005 'What's 'new' about the New International Division of Cultural Labour? Film Policy in Ireland 1932 - 1960 '
Roderick Flynn (2005) 'What's 'new' about the New International Division of Cultural Labour? Film Policy in Ireland 1932 - 1960 '. * :*-* [Details]
2004 'Tackling the Directive: Television Without Frontiers, Transnational Broadcasting, and Irish Soccer in Trends in Communication'
Roderick Flynn (2004) 'Tackling the Directive: Television Without Frontiers, Transnational Broadcasting, and Irish Soccer in Trends in Communication'. 12, No. 2&3 :131-152 [Details]
2003 'Revisiting Globalisation Through the Movie and Digital Games Industries '
Roderick Flynn and Aphra Kerr (2003) 'Revisiting Globalisation Through the Movie and Digital Games Industries '. CONVERGENCE (PRINT), 9 [Details]
2000 'Rethinking universal service: Citizenship consumption norms and the telephone'
Preston P Flynn R (2000) 'Rethinking universal service: Citizenship consumption norms and the telephone'. INFORMATION SOCIETY, 16 :91-98 [Details]
2000 'Rethinking universal service: Citizenship, consumption norms, and the telephone'
Preston, P;Flynn, R (2000) 'Rethinking universal service: Citizenship, consumption norms, and the telephone'. Information Society, 16 :91-98 [Details]
1999 'The long-run diffusion and techno-economic performance of national telephone networks: a case study of Ireland, 1922-1998'
Flynn, R;Preston, P (1999) 'The long-run diffusion and techno-economic performance of national telephone networks: a case study of Ireland, 1922-1998'. Telecommunications Policy, 23 :437-457 [Details]
1999 'The long-run diffusion and techno-economic performance of national telephone networks: a case study of Ireland 1922-1998'
Flynn R Preston P (1999) 'The long-run diffusion and techno-economic performance of national telephone networks: a case study of Ireland 1922-1998'. TELECOMMUNICATIONS POLICY, 23 :437-457 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication

Dr. Roderick Flynn . [Details]
2012 'Explaining election frames: A content analysis of twelve newspapers in the 2011 Irish general election '
Iain McMenamin , Roderick Flynn , Eoin O'Malley , Kevin Rafter (2012) 'Explaining election frames: A content analysis of twelve newspapers in the 2011 Irish general election ' . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication

[Details]
2016 Irish cinema: the national and the international',
Roderick Flynn (2016) Where there are film historians, there are revisionists. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Irish cinema: the national and the international', Trinity College Dublin , 20-MAY-16 - 20-JUN-16 [Details]
2016 EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network),
Roderick Flynn (2016) First in Line - Pioneering examples of Flipped Learning. [International Refereed Conference], EDEN (European Distance and E-Learning Network), Budapest, Hungary , 14-JUN-16 - 17-JUN-16 [Details]
2016 1916, Cinema and Revolution International Conference,
Roderick Flynn (2016) Plus Sinn Feiner Que Vous: Managing 1916. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], 1916, Cinema and Revolution International Conference, Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway , 25-MAY-16 - 27-MAY-16 [Details]
2014 ECREA Annual Conference,
Roderick Flynn (2014) Public Service Broadcasting Without Public Service Broadcasters. [Unrefereed Article], ECREA Annual Conference, Lisbon, Portugal , 12-NOV-14 - 14-NOV-14 [Details]
2013 MEDIA MONITORING IN THE DIGITAL AGE,
Roderick Flynn (2013) Representation of Disability in the Irish Media. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], MEDIA MONITORING IN THE DIGITAL AGE, Huston School of Media, NUIG , 22-MAY-13 - 24-MAY-13 [Details]
2013 A National Cinema in the Global Age?,
Roderick Flynn (2013) The Irish Film Board at 20: tracing the development of policy and practice. [Conference Organising Committee Member], A National Cinema in the Global Age?, Irish Film Institute , 28-APR-13 - 28-APR-13 [Details]
2013 European Film Cultures: ECREA Film Studies Section Interim Conference,
Roderick Flynn (2013) Navigating culture and commerce: the Irish Film Board’s equivocal strategy 1993 – 2013. [Unrefereed Article], European Film Cultures: ECREA Film Studies Section Interim Conference, Lund, Sweden , 08-NOV-13 - 09-NOV-13 [Details]
2013 International Association of Media and Communications Research (IAMCR),
Roderick Flynn (2013) Separating Public Service Broadcasting from Public Service Broadcasters. [Conference Organising Committee Member], International Association of Media and Communications Research (IAMCR), Dublin City University , 25-JUN-13 - 29-JUN-13 [Details]
2013 Modernism, Memory & Media: Ireland 1913-16,
Roderick Flynn (2013) Plus Sinn Feiner Que Vous. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Modernism, Memory & Media: Ireland 1913-16, NUI Maynooth , 21-JUN-13 - 22-JUN-13 [Details]
2011 Masculinities in Irish Popular Culture,
Roderick Flynn (2011) Gabriel Byrne. [Unrefereed Article], Masculinities in Irish Popular Culture, Huston School of Media, NUIG , 23-SEP-11 - 23-SEP-11 [Details]
2010 European Cinema Research Forum - Is There Such a Thing as European Cinema?,
Roddy Flynn (2010) Digital film-making in Europe: The saviour of indigenous cinema or a calling card for Hollywood?. [Unrefereed Article], European Cinema Research Forum - Is There Such a Thing as European Cinema?, Exeter, UK , 02-JUL-10 - 04-JUL-10 [Details]
2010 ECREA 3rd European Communication Conference,
Roderick Flynn and Debbie Ging (2010) Written on the skin? A quantitative and qualitative analysis of Irish-mediated advertising's treatment of male and female ageing. . [Unrefereed Article], ECREA 3rd European Communication Conference, Hamburg, Germany , 12-OCT-10 - 15-OCT-10 [Details]
2010 Irish Association Irish Literature and Culture: New and Old Knowledges,
Roddy Flynn (2010) Digitally Accented - new Digital Cinema in Ireland. [Unrefereed Article], Irish Association Irish Literature and Culture: New and Old Knowledges, NUIM Maynooth, Ireland , 26-JUL-10 - 30-JUL-10 [Details]
2010 ECREA 3rd European Communication Conference,
Roderick Flynn (2010) Digital film-making in Europe – the saviour of indigenous cinema or a calling card for Hollywood?. [Unrefereed Article], ECREA 3rd European Communication Conference, Hamburg, Germany , 12-OCT-10 - 15-OCT-10 [Details]
2008 Symposium on the Irish Cinema Institution,
Roddy Flynn (2008) State film policy 1945–2005. [Unrefereed Article], Symposium on the Irish Cinema Institution, NUI Maynooth , 18-SEP-08 - 18-SEP-08 [Details]
2008 Irish Media Research Network,
Roddy Flynn & Debbie Ging (2008) Representations of people with disability in the Irish broadcast media. [Unrefereed Article], Irish Media Research Network, NUI Maynooth , 19-SEP-08 - 20-SEP-08 [Details]
2008 European Cinema Research Forum,
Roddy Flynn (2008) Cinema and State: Irish Film Policy 1945 - 2008. [Unrefereed Article], European Cinema Research Forum, Dublin Institute of Technology , 12-JUL-08 - 13-JUL-08 [Details]
2007 Screening Irish America,
Roddy Flynn (2007) Policing Hollywood:The Irish Department of External Affairs and International Productions in Ireland 1946 – 1960. Screening Irish America, William Jefferson Clinton Centre. UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4 , 13-APR-07 - 15-APR-07 [Details]
2007 Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Roddy Flynn and Gavan Titley (2007) The ‘Special Relationship’ Between Ireland and the United States: Representations of the Iraq War in the Irish National Press. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, , 11-MAY-07 - 11-MAY-07 [Details]
2007 Irish Media Research Network Annual Conference,
Roddy Flynn (2007) Mediating the New Ireland – A prologue. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Irish Media Research Network Annual Conference, Digital Hub , 15-JUN-07 - 15-JUN-07 [Details]
2007 AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR IRISH STUDIES NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2007,
Roddy Flynn (2007) Policing Hollywood:The Irish Department of External Affairs and International Productions in Ireland 1946 – 1960. [Conference Organising Committee Member], AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR IRISH STUDIES NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2007, CUNY Institute for Irish American Studies, New York City, USA , 18-APR-07 - 21-APR-07 [Details]
2007 Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference,
Roddy Flynn (2007) Irish film as network enterprise: how Castell’s Information Age illuminates our understanding of the audiovisual sector/audiovisual policy in Ireland. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Sociological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, University of Limerick , 11-MAY-07 - 13-MAY-07 [Details]
2006 The US and Iraq: Reflections and Projections Conference,
Harry Browne, Colin Coulter, Roddy Flynn, Vanessa Hetherington and Gavan Titley (2006) ‘From Boston to Baghdad? Discourses of US Interest and Irish Exceptionality in Irish Press Coverage of the Iraq War’. [Conference Organising Committee Member], The US and Iraq: Reflections and Projections Conference, William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium, Belfield, NUI Dublin , 24-NOV-06 - 24-NOV-06 [Details]
2006 John Huston Centenary Conference,
Flynn, Roddy (2006) The Huston Report. [Conference Organising Committee Member], John Huston Centenary Conference, Huston School of Digital Media, NUI Galway , 23-NOV-06 - 24-NOV-06 [Details]
2004 Offscreen Spaces Conference,
Roderick Flynn (2004) Ireland and the New International Division of Cultural Labour . [Speech], Offscreen Spaces Conference, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland , 28-JUL-04 - 30-JUL-04 [Details]
2004 DCU Joint Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Conference,
Roderick Flynn (2004) Tackling the Directive: a case study in the relationship between state, braodcasters and academics. [Conference Organising Committee Member], DCU Joint Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, DCU , 24-SEP-04 - 25-SEP-04 [Details]
2002 Media in Transition 2,
Roderick Flynn and Aphra Kerr (2002) Revisiting Globalisation through the movie and digital games industries. [Peer Reviewed Published Proceedings], Media in Transition 2, MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts, USA , 10-MAY-02 - 12-MAY-02 [Details]
2002 DCU Joint Faculty of Humanities Conference,
Roderick Flynn and Aphra Kerr (2002) Is Hollywood Doomed?: The Dream Factory response to new games media. [Conference Organising Committee Member], DCU Joint Faculty of Humanities Conference, St Patricks, Drumcondra , 22-FEB-02 - 23-FEB-02 [Details]
1998 IAMCR Conference,
Roderick Flynn (1998) Telecommunications and National Development: An Empirical Analysis. [Speech], IAMCR Conference, Glasgow, Scotland , 25-JUL-98 - 31-JUL-98 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2012 FILM EXHIBITION AND DISTRIBUTION IN IRELAND, 1909-2010.
Flynn, R (2012) FILM EXHIBITION AND DISTRIBUTION IN IRELAND, 1909-2010. DUBLIN: Book Review [Details]
2001 Changing channels: the prospects for television in a digital world.
Flynn, R (2001) Changing channels: the prospects for television in a digital world. OXFORD: Book Review [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2016 The Irish Are Coming: Irish Film and Television in 2015.
Flynn, R;Tracy, T (2016) The Irish Are Coming: Irish Film and Television in 2015. BARCELONA: Editorial [Details]

Online Article

  Year Publication
2010 Being Digital: Irish cinema and digital production.
Dr. Roderick Flynn (2010) Being Digital: Irish cinema and digital production. Online Article [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
International Association of Mass Communications Research Member 01-JUN-98 /
Irish Film Institute Member of IFI Council 01-OCT-99 /
Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Member 01-JAN-99 / 30-DEC-99
European Communications Research and Education Association Member 01-JAN-06 /
Sociological Association of Ireland Member 01-JAN-07 /

Enterprise Engagement

  Area Client Description
Telecommunications Policy
Research Consultant with Dublin-based Work Research Centre into range of telecoms-related areas - e.g. teleworking, telematics and disability.
Audiovisual Policy
Range of reports for Statcom, Irish Film Board, Film Makers Ireland - available on request

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2016 History & Structure of the Media CM137History & Structure of the Media
2016 Media and Power CM278Media and Power
2016 Perspectives on the Information Society CM334Perspectives on the Information Society
2016 Ireland and National Cinema CM523Ireland and National Cinema
2016 MTV Dissertation CM5330MTV Dissertation
2016 Description of 2016_CM526 CM526Subject of 2016_CM526
2016 Description of 2016_CM528 CM528Subject of 2016_CM528
2016 Documentary in Film and Television CM5280Documentary in Film and Television
2016 Film & Television Finance CM529Film & Television Finance
2016 Political Economy of the Media CM525Political Economy of the Media

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