Dr Steven Spittle

Humanities and Social Science


2006, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom, PhD - Reality TV and Identity in Late Modernity
1995, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, MA Mass Communications (with Distinction)
1993, University of Central England, United Kingdom, BA(Hons) Media and Communication - First Class

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Media, School of Social and Historical Studies, University of Portsmouth, 2002 - 2007
Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, Media, University of Wolverhampton, 2000 - 2002
Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Theory, Media and Cultural Studies, LJMU, 1997 - present
Lecturer in Media and Communication, Media and Communication, Birmingham City University (formrly UCE), 1995 - 2000

Journal article

Spittle S. 2011. "Did This Game Scare You? Because it Sure as Hell Scared Me!" FEAR, the Abject and the Uncanny GAMES AND CULTURE, 6 :312-326 DOI Author Url

Spittle S. 2009. Archive Report: History of Advertising trust Popular Narrative Media, 2 :227-234 DOI

Spittle S. 2009. Hovis and History: Selling the Past to the Neo-Tribal Consumer Popular Narrative Media, 2 :125-142 DOI

Goodwin I, Spittle S. 2002. The European Union and the information society - Discourse, power and policy NEW MEDIA & SOCIETY, 4 :225-249 DOI Author Url


Spittle S. 2005. Producing TV: Consuming TV The Changing Consumer: Markets and Meanings :56-73 9780415270434 DOI