Centre for European and International Studies Research (CEISR)
Professor Vincent Porter is Emeritus Professor of Mass Communications at the University of Westminster, where he was Director of Research in Media, Art and Design from 2001 to 2004.
At Portsmouth, he is a Visiting Professor attached to CEISR, where he works with the Film and Media Research Group, notably on their AHRC-funded programme of research into film production and consumption in the 1970s.
Formerly a Director of Voice of the Listener and Viewer Ltd. (VLV), Vincent is currently President of the European Alliance for Listeners' and Viewers' Associations (EURALVA), a lobby group which advances the rights of citizens to audiovisual media which serve the needs of citizenship. In 2004 he was also a member of the Focus Group on Commercial Communications, established by the European Commission, as part of its review of the Television without Frontiers Directive.
- Transnational Europe
- Walter C. Mycroft: The Time of My Life. The Memoirs of a British Film Producer (Lanham, 2006) ISBN 0-8108-5723-5, 232pp
- 'Beyond Media History: the Challenge of Visual Style' in Journal of British Cinema and Television History, 2, 1, Feb 2005, ISSN 1743-4521, pp1-17 (with Professor Sue Harper)
- British Cinema in the 1950s. The Decline of Deference (OUP, 2003) (with Professor Sue Harper) ISBN 0-19-815934-X, 409pp
- 'Environmental Change. Communicating The Issues. Broadcaster's role in achieving sustainable development'. In International Institute of Communications - An Intermedia Special Report, Aug 2003, ISSN 0309-118X, 31pp, (with Martin Sims)
- Beyond the Berne Convention. Copyright, Broadcasting and the Single European Market (John Libbey, 1991)
- Pluralism, Politics and the Marketplace. The Regulation of German Broadcasting (Routledge, 1991) (with Suzanne Hasselbach)
- WDR and the Arbeiterfilm: Fassbinder, Ziewer and others (British Film Institute, 1981) (with Richard Collins)