Submitted by terryflew on 4 September 2013 - 10:38am
There has been a major international debate in recent years about whether creative industries provide new opportunities for developing countries to benefit economically from their abundant cultural resources.
Digital media is pervasive in the developed world and there is an ongoing need to query how it shapes us and how we shape it. Since the emergence of the Internet we have, arguably, experienced how networks have risen to the fore of the digital media research agenda.
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Will online subscription music services like Spotify render traditional music distribution models obsolete?
Join Dr Patrik Wikstrom on 23 August for a look at the future of the music industry in an age of digital distribution.
Dr Patrik Wikstrom will argue that ‘context based’ services that allow people to ‘do things’ with music have greater potential to create economic value than services that merely provide access. This has important implications for the production and distribution of music.
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From an area of specialist research a decade ago China’s media has become now an important element of research and teaching worldwide, not only in specific Chinese cultural studies courses at the university level but increasingly in post-graduate research and in the domain of business consultancy.
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