Enrico Menduni is full professor of “Broadcast Cultures” and “Digital Media” at Università Roma Tre, Italy. Main research interests: radio and TV broadcasting, social networking, connected society.
He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Rai, Italian Public Service Radio and Television, and of the National Council of Communications. He is the chair of University’s Web Radio station (RomaTreRadio); a member of IREN, International Radio European Network, and Editor for continental Europe of “The Radio Journal. International Studies in Broadcast & Audio Media”. He is also a professional journalist, a screenwriter and docufilm director.
Among his recent books: “Televisione e radio nel XXI Secolo” [Television and Radio Broadcasting in XXIst Century] (Bari-Roma, Laterza, 2016); Entertainment. Spettacoli, centri commerciali, talk shows, social network” [Entertainment, Show Biz, Malls, Talk Shows, Social Networks] (Bologna, Il Mulino, 2013); “Italy: From State Monopoly to a Private-led Radio Market through Controversial Digitalization”. In: Hendricks, John Allen (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Global Radio. p. 161-175, London, Palgrave, 2012; “Il mondo della radio. Dal transistor ai social network” [The World of Radio. From Transistors to Social Networks] (Bologna, Il Mulino, 20122), “La grande accusata. La televisione nei romanzi e nel cinema” [The Great Escape Goat. Television in Novels and Cinema] (Bologna, Archetipo, 2012), “Televisioni” [Televisions] (Il Mulino, 2009);
Among his international articles: Four Steps in Innovative Radio Broadcasting: From QuickTime to Podcasting, in “The Radio Journal”, vol. 5, number 1, 2007, pp. 9-18; Petty officers of the political fleet: the impact of personal mobile communication technologies on communicative practices of Italian politicians and the transformations of the public sphere, in “Convergence”, vol. 11, N. 2, 2005, pp. 88-100; An unheard story? The challenge for radio studies in Italy, in “The Radio Journal”, vol. 2, N. 1, 2004, pp. 45 – 56.