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David Craig

2023-2024 Rebooting Social Media Visiting Scholar

David Craig conducts research and teaches about media industries and creator culture, mapping the dimensions, distinctions, and disruption generated by these cultural industries economically, politically, and socio-culturally.

He has published three books and over two dozen articles about the global creator culture and the Chinese equivalent (wanghong). He is the co-director of the dual master’s program in global media and communication in partnership with the London School of Economics, and was a visiting scholar at Shanghai Jiao Tong for six years.

Prior, Craig was a Hollywood producer and executive responsible for over 30 films, TV programs, web series, documentaries, and stage productions that garnered over 70 Emmy, Golden Globe, and Peabody nominations.



Uncommon Naledge Episode 13

BKC Faculty Associate Jabari Evans welcomes RSM Visiting Scholar David Craig to his podcast to discuss the implications of race, class, and gender in the burgeoning field of…

Jan 26, 2024
The Conversation

With the end of the Hollywood writers and actors strikes, the creator economy is the next frontier for organized labor

RSM Visiting Scholar David Craig writes about creators and the upcoming labor revolution

Dec 4, 2023

How a TV Show Changed the Cold War

RSM Visiting Scholar David Craig recounts how a tv show changed the history of Cold War and comments on how media can impact society now.

Nov 20, 2023


Nov 8, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Platforms, creators and the co-option of social justice narratives

(RSM Speaker Series)

  RSM welcomes Zoë Glatt for a conversation with Visiting Scholar David Craig about her current research on the juxtapositions between structural…