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Robert G Picard (Prof)

Senior Research Fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Robert G Picard  (Prof)

Professor Robert G Picard is a senior research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at University of Oxford, a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale University Law School. His scholarship focuses on the nexus between economic of media and communications systems and public policy.

Professor Picard has been a professor for four decades at Universities in Europe and the United States.  He has taught at both the University of Oxford and Harvard University, is the author and editor of 32 books, and has been editor of the Journal of Media Business Studies and The Journal of Media Economics.

Professor Picard has consulted and carried out assignments for governments in North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia and for international organisations including the European Commission, UNESCO, and the World Intellectual Property Organisation. He has been a consultant for leading media companies in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Professor Picard received his PhD from the University of Missouri, Columbia. and had post-doctoral study and fellowships at University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University and University of Oxford.

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