Tim Raats

Prof. Dr. Tim Raats
Senior researcher

Tim Raats is a senior researcher for iMinds-SMIT and holds a PhD in Media and Communication Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Tim joined SMIT in 2007 after graduating magna cum laude in Communication Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. His doctoral research focused on the role and position of Public Service Media as hubs in a networked society, and analysed partnership policy, strategies and practice of public broadcasters.

Tim’s scientific fields of interest include media management and policy issues. He specializes in Public Service Media partnerships and independent television production sector developments. Tim is currently working on various audiovisual policy and management challenges, such as talent management in the Flemish audiovisual sector, financing of TV drama and the effectiveness of VRT's stakeholder management.


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

Matching long-term sustainability with short-term logic. Requirements and priorities for training in small audiovisual markets. (2015)

Duurzame financieringsmodellen voor Vlaamse televisiefictie. Een onderzoek in opdracht van het Kabinet Media en het Departement Cultuur, Jeugd, Sport en Media. (2015)

Sustaining local audiovisual ecosystems. Shifting modes of financing and production of domestic TV drama in small media markets. (2015)

Towards sustainable financing models for television production? Challenges for audiovisual policy support in small media markets. (2015)

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

Stakeholderbevraging ter voorbereiding van de nieuwe beheersovereenkomst van de VRT met de Vlaamse Regering. (2015)

Benchmark van de publieke omroep in Europa: een analyse van het aanbod, financiering en publieksbereik. Een onderzoek in opdracht van de Vlaamse Regering en het Departement Cultuur, Jeugd, Sport en Media. (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)

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

Public Service Media and European Market Integration Policies. (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)

Shifting modes of financing and production of domestic tv drama in small media markets. (2014)

Evaluatie van het belanghebbendenbeheer van de VRT: interne en externe impact. Onderzoeksrapport. (2014)

WP 4: Valorization Task 4.2. value chain identification and business opportunities and thresholds. (2014)

Best friennemies forever? Public and private media in Flanders. (2013)

Behoeften‐en prioriteitenanalyse talentmanagement in de audiovisuele sector. Een onderzoeksproject in opdracht van Mediarte.be en de administratie Cultuur, Jeugd, Sport en Media. Brussel (2013)

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

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

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

Het middenveld: de publieke omroep in een democratische samenleving. (2012)

In search for the Holy Grail? Comparative analysis in public broadcasting studies. (2012)

Public Service Media and partnership practices. Matching public policy with broadcasting policy. (2012)

Jongeren en de VRT: clichés spuien en slikken? (2011)

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

Public Service Media and Public Service Partnerships: beyond the hype. Providing tools for sustainable PSM business models. (2011)

'A partnership agenda for Pax Media?' Exploring public-private cooperation strategies in the Flemish broadcasting sector (2011)

Virtual Utopia versus Digital Reality: The Limitations of Cultural Content in an Online Environment (2011)

New management practices and the public broadcaster's cultural remit: a means to an end or an end in itself? (2011)

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

The House of The Future. Public Service Broadcasting in a networked society. The impact of digitization on public broadcasters in a converged media landscape (2011)

The Cultural Remit once again revisited. Towards a 21st-century-proof Public Broadcaster, Conceptualizing Public Service Broadcasting's role as a hub in a networked society (2010)

'The Cultural Remit Renaissance?' Conceptualizing and assessing Public Service Broadcasting as a hub in a networked media ecology (2010)

Cooperation and Partnerships in Public Service Media: regained legitimacy or business model utopia? Lessons from a geographic-comparative analysis (2010)

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

Back to basics: naar een 21ste eeuwse culturele opdracht voor de publieke omroep als hub. (2010)

The 'Cultural Hub'? Towards a 21st Century-Proof Public service broadcaster. Assessing PSB's Cultural Remit with Regards to Its Role as a Hub in a Networked Society. (2010)

Limitations for Performing Arts in an Online Environment (2009)

Drempels voor ontsluiting van culturele content. Rapport voor PoKuMOn-Project (Podiumkunsten Multimediaal Ontsloten), Werkpakket 2.6. (Onderzoek naar de behoeften en noden inzake ontsluiting van archiefmateriaal). (2009)