Christian Herzog is a postdoctoral research associate at Leuphana University Lüneburg, Centre for Digital Cultures (CDC). He holds a PhD in media political economy and communications policy from Loughborough University, UK, with research interests centered around media policy, public service broadcasting/public service media, broadcasting history and open government. In February and March 2015 Christian was a visiting scholar at the University of Westminster, CAMRI. He is an academic advisor to the Finnish Academy-funded project ‘Facing the Coordination Challenge: Problems, Policies and Politics in Media and Communications Regulation’ at the University of Helsinki and on the editorial board of Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture. Christian’s research has appeared in journals such as the European Journal of Communication, International Journal of Cultural Policy, International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics and Media History. He is the author of ‘Towards a Market in Broadcasting: Communications Policy in the UK and Germany’ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).