Marko Ala-Fossi's doctoral dissertation (2005) studied the quality cultures in Finnish and US commercial radio. Besides his recent research on digital radio in DRACE he has also continued research on Finnish commercial radio commissioned by the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications and the Finnish Regulatory Authority. His research interests include different forms of radio cultures, political economy and social shaping of the new media delivery technologies. In September 2008, he is starting a new study on digital radio as a part of Intermedia -project, which is fully funded by the Academy of Finland. Ala-Fossi is also the editor-in chief of the university radio station, Radio Moreeni.
Senior Lecturer Marko Ala-Fossi
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
33014 University of Tampere
Email: marko.ala-fossi @ uta.fi
Ala-Fossi, Marko (2005) Saleable Compromises. Quality Cultures in Finnish and US Commercial radio. Academic dissertation. Tampere University Press, Tampere. 438 p. http://acta.uta.fi/pdf/951-44-6213-0.pdf