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Winston is the former head of the faculty of Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster. He is a former dean of the College of Communications at Penn State University (State College, PA) and former chair of cinema studies at New York University. He was also the director of the Center for Journalism Studies at the University of Wales College of Cardiff. Winston was also a founder member of the Glasgow Media Group and a co-author of its first two books Bad News(1976) and More Bad News (1980).
In 1985, he won an Emmy for documentary script writing. He has worked on television current affairs and features and as a print journalist. He is also known for being one of the first to write on the subject of documentary and ethics.
In this Internet Archive video (13.35) from 1983, he analyzes TV network news. His book Media Technology and Society was named the best book of 1998 by the American Association for History and Computing.
- Misunderstanding Media (Harvard University Press, 1986)
- Claiming the Real (1995)
- Technologies of Seeing: Photography, Cinematography and Television (Paper - 1997)
- Media Technology and Society (Hardcover and Paper - 1998; Kindle - 2007 )
- Lies, Damn Lies and Documentaries (2001)
- Messages (Hardcover and Paper- 2005; Kindle-2007)
- Jon Benjamin (February 8, 2007). "Board fails in its duty to British Jews". The Guardian.
- Visible Evidence XIV » Brian Winston (University of Lincoln, UK): We Are Still in the Bath - RealityTV and the Challenge to Fiction
- Macmillan » Brian Winston
- Facts and figures 2006/2007
- Australian International Documentary Conference Featured Guest 2004
- Brian Winston: Lies, Damned Lies and Documentaries 2001
- Communication's dean will return home for new position 1991
- Media Technology and Society: A History: From the Telegraph to the Internet
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