broadcasting

Public broadcasting looks for a future

Authors: 
Margaret Simons
Publication date: 
27 January 2009
Type: 
article

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 [1] review of public broadcasting, and the claim has been made that this demonstrates [2] overwhelming public involvement.

Copyright as an instrument of information flow and dissemination: the case of ICE TV Pty Ltd v Nine Network Australia Pty Ltd

Authors: 
and Ben Atkinson
Publication date: 
16 October 2008
Type: 
article

This article outlines and critically evaluates the case of Ice TV v National Nine Network. This case which is being heard before the High Court of Australia in October 2008 considers the boundaries of copyright protection for compilations.

Media work and media practice

Speaker(s): 
Henry Jenkins, Mark Deuze and John Hartley
Date Posted: 
3 July 2008
Type: 
Audio

Three noted thinkers on the changing nature of media and its consumers. Anthony Funnell on ABC Radio National's media report interviews MIT's Henry Jenkins, Mark Deuze from Leiden University in the Netherlands and Australia's John Hartley, Research Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Creative Industries and Innovation.

Read the full transcript on ABC Radio National's media report program

New television, globalization and the East Asian cultural imagination

Authors: 
(with Anthony Fung and Albert Moran)
Publication date: 
1 July 2007
Type: 
book

Challenging assumptions that have underpinned critiques of globalisation and combining cultural theory with media industry analysis, Keane, Fung and Moran give a groundbreaking account of the evolution of television in the post-broadcasting era, and how programming ideas are creatively redeveloped and franchised in East Asia. In this first comprehensive study of television program adaptation across cultures, the authors argue that adaptation, transfer, and recycling of content are multiplying to the point of marginalising other economic and cultural practices.

tv50 exhibition catalogue

Publication date: 
1 June 2006
Type: 
book

The TV50 exhibition catalogue is a fascinating A-Z guide to fifty years of television in Australia. Editor John Hartley co-authored the first book to study television from a cultural perspective Reading Television.

Lavishly illustrated and brashly designed, we reckon this celebratory, often wry publication is the thinking-person's 'TV Week'!

Television truths: forms of knowledge in popular culture

Publication date: 
1 February 2008
Type: 
book

Television Truths considers what we know about TV, whether we love it or hate it, where TV is going, and whether viewers should bother going along for the ride. This engaging volume, written by one of television's best known scholars, offers a new take on the history of television and an up-to-date analysis of its imaginative content and cultural uses.

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