Christian Herzog is a lecturer in the Department of Media & Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He holds a Ph.D. in media political economy and communications policy from Loughborough University. From 2012 to 2016 he was a post-doctoral research associate, later fellow, at the Centre for Digital Cultures of Leuphana University Lüneburg. In Spring 2015 he was a visiting scholar at the University of Westminster. His research interests include media policy, public service broadcasting/public service media, political economy of communication, comparative media systems, media industries and broadcasting history. His current research is concerned with the role of civil society interest groups in media governance and public service media funding. He has co-edited/authored the books Transparency and Funding of Public Service Media (Springer VS, 2017) and Towards a Market in Broadcasting: Communications Policy in the UK and Germany (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).