Karen Donders

Prof. Dr. Karen Donders
Senior Researcher



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Between Legitimacy and sustainability. The tricky translation of partnership strategies into PSM policies. (2015)

‘Een brede(r)(e) blik?’ Onderzoek naar de onpartijdigheid van de VRT. Stakeholderbevraging i.o.v. de VRT. (2015)

Finding the Value in Public Value Partnerships. Lessons from Partnerships Strategies and Practices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Flanders. (2015)

From centralized to distributed public service media: An analysis of market and public value driven arguments. (2015)

Public Service Media and European Market Integration Policies. (2015)

From Public Service Media Organisations to De-centralised Public Service for the Media Sector: A Comparative Analysis of Opportunities and Disadvantages. (2015)

The Public Service Publisher revisited: matching destributed public broadcasting with the ‘ecosystem approach’ in media policy. (2014)

Crossing mental borders. The Public Service Publisher revisited: Organisational change to meet a new technological paradigm? (2014)

The Palgrave Handbook of European Media Policy (2014)

European media policy as a complex maze of actors, regulatory instruments and interests (2014)

Innovation in Small Region’s Media Sectors. Assessing the Impact of Policy in Flanders (2013)

The Public in Public Service Media. The Case of VillaSquare. (2013)

Private television in Western Europe: Content, markets and policies (2013)

The EBU’s Eurovision System Governing the Joint Buying of Sports Broadcasting Rights: Unfinished Competition Business (2013)

Mainstreaming EU cultural policies internally and externally: Caught between subsidiarity and global subsidiarity? (2013)

Public broadcasters and innovation: a contested combination in Flanders (2012)

When utopian theories meet encouraging user practices: the use of the second screen application Villa Vanthilt by flemish citizens (2012)

Analyzing national practices after European State aid control: are multi-stakeholder negotiations beneficial for public service broadcasting? (2012)

Robbing Peter to pay Paul?’ Finding the public and monetary value in public-public partnerships for PSM. (2012)

Competition law, sports and public service broadcasting: The legal complexity and political sensitivity of measuring market distortion and public value (2012)

Measuring Public Value with the Public Value Test: Best or Worst Practice? (2012)

Evaluating innovation policies in the creative industries: assessment of the Flemish media sector (2012)

Analyzing national practices after European State and control: are multi-stakeholder negotiations beneficial for public service broadcasting? (2011)

In search for the Holy Grail? Comparative analysis in public broadcasting studies (2011)

DELIVERABLE 2: Desirable and Feasible Scenarios for Collaborative Innovation in the Flemish Media Sector (2011)

Innovation in small regions’ media sectors: how to promote what? (2011)

The ex ante test of public broadcasters' new media services: Europe wants it or public broadcasters need it? (2010)

De toekomstige plaats en rol van de openbare omroep in Vlaanderen: een stakeholderbevraging. (2010)

Broadcasting and its distribution in Flanders, Denmark and the United States: an explorative and future-oriented analysis (2010)

The introduction of a tax-and-fund system to subsidise public television in France: cultural revolution or legal swamp? (2010)

The introduction of an ex ante evaluation for new media services: 'Europe' asks it or public broadcasters need it? (2010)

What if competition policy assists the transfer from public service broadcasting to public service media? (2010)

Donders, K. (2010). Under pressure? An analysis of the impact of European State aid policy on public service broadcasting - marginalisation or revival as public service media. Unpublished PhD thesis, Brussels, VUB. (2010)

Naar een ecosysteemmodel voor innovatie in de Vlaamse mediasector: deliverable 1 (2010)

Donders, K. & Pauwels, C. (forthcoming). The introduction of an ex ante evaluation for new media services: 'Europe' asks it or public broadcasters need it? In: International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. (2010)

Pauwels, C. & Donders, K. (forthcoming). Let's get digital. From Television without Frontiers to the digital Big Bang: the EU's continuous efforts to create a future proof internal media market. In: Mansell, R.& Raboy, M. (eds), Handbook of Media Governan (2010)

The benefits of introducing European competition principles into national public broadcasting policy (2010)

Staatssteun, europese Commissie, TV/Danmark, publieke omroep, arrest Gerecht van Eerste Aanleg: Krachtlijnen. (2009)

European State aid rules and the public service broadcasting remit in the digital age: analysing a contentious part of European policy and integration. (2009)

Rethinking European Media and Communications Policies (2009)

Does EU policy challenge the existence of public broadcasters in the digital age? An analysis of the Commission’s State Aid approach to public service broadcasting. Paper presented at the 2nd European Communication Conference, Communication Law and Policy (2008)

What if competition policy delivers a service to the public interest? An assessment of 15 years of EU State aid control of public broadcasters’ funding. Paper presented at the ‘Television and the Digital Public Sphere Symposium organised by the DigiCult p (2008)

The remit of public broadcasting in a digital age: a story about private competitors’ interest and increasing European State aid control? Paper presented at the 26th world congress of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAM (2008)

Cultural Diversity in a Context of Interinstitutional Dialectics: Leeway or No Way? Paper presented at the 2nd European Communication Conference, Communication Law and Policy Section (2008)

Does EU Policy Challenge the Digital Future of Public Service Broadcasting? An Analysis of the Commission’s State Aid Approach to Digitization and the Public Service Remit of Public Broadcasting Organizations (2008)

Het Europese staatssteunbeleid en de openbare omroep: welke antwoorden voor de VRT? (2008)

Advies omtrent de herziening van de omroepmededeling (2008)

2007. Nieuwe media in oude zakken (2007)

‘European State aid rules and the public service remit of public service broadcasting in the digital age: analysing a contentious part of European policy and integration.’ Paper presented at the ECREA conference Equal opportunities and communication right (2007)

Culturele diversiteit komt niet vanzelf (2007)

A dialectical view on the US position towards the liberalization of audiovisual services. (2006)

Actor positions on the audiovisual dossier and the interinstitutional dialectics between WTO and UNESCO (2006)

Culture Inc. or Trade Revisited? How Interinstitutional Dialectics and Dynamic Actor Positions Affect the Outcome of the Debate on Cultural Trade and Diversity (2006)

Culture Inc. or Trade revisited? How interinstitutional dialectics and dynamic actor positions affect the outcomes of the debate on cultural trade and diversity. (2006)

De liberalisering van de audiovisuele sector: het zwarte GATT? (2006)