The pay TV industry has opened up a new front in its battle with free-to-air, writes Margaret Simons
HOW MANY SUBMISSIONS from the public constitute an overwhelming response? Last Friday the federal government released more than 2400 submissions to its  review of public broadcasting, and the claim has been made that this demonstrates  overwhelming public involvement.
The first CCI Symposium of the year will be held in conjunction with the Ideas Festival which runs from 24 - 29 March 2009, based at the State Library of Queensland. The symposium will take place as part of the last day of the Festival and then, on 30 March, it will move to the Glasshouse at QUT, Kelvin Grove Campus, Brisbane. More information is available HERE.
Applications are now open for the OII Summer Doctoral Programme 2009, to be hosted this year by CCI and the Creative Industries Faculty at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.
The CCI's Digital Futures Project has just released the First World Internet Project Report.
This marks the first time that a worldwide partnership of research institutions has compiled data on the behaviour and views of Internet users and non-users. In 2008 participating countries included Australia, Canada, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Israel, Macao, New Zealand, Singapore, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States.