Andrew Taussig

Andrew Taussig  is a Trustee of the International Institute of Communications and of Voice of the Listener and Viewer. He had a thirty year career in the BBC – where he was Controller of European Services in the World Service from 1989 to 1994 and Director of all Foreign Language Services from 1995-2000. Earlier he had been involved with the drafting of the BBC’s first published Editorial and Production Guidelines. He is on the Academic Advisory Committee of AMIC – [Asian Media Information and Communication Center] – and has contributed a chapter “Public Service Broadcasting: Theory and Reality – the measurement challenge” to Public Service Broadcasting in the Age of Globalization.[an AMIC publication (2006 ). He also writes for Intermedia, Commonwealth Broadcaster , Media Asiaand other journals. Andrew has been a consultant to the British Council for the Geneva World Summit on the Information Society (2003) and has co-moderated Journalists Colloquiums at ASEF [Asia-Europe Foundation] Dialogues in Larnaca, Cyprus and Nanjing, China. Andrew is active in the Commonwealth Technology Partnership in Africa and elsewhere.