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CCI Director's News - April 2012

Publication date: 
3 April 2012
Type: 
commentary

Welcome to our first CCI newsletter for 2012. The Centre has been quick out of the blocks to start the year, with many publications out, a number of events already held, and plenty more to come. It’s shaping up as an even busier year than 2011, itself a truly impressive year of achievement, as showcased in the recently released CCI Annual Report (available at www.cci.edu.au/reports/2011.pdf )

New media policies

Publication date: 
15 October 2010
Type: 
chapter

In this chapter for Managing Media Work, edited by Mark Deuze and published by Sage, Terry Flew looks at key texts mapping the economical and policy context of managing media companies and the organization of labor
and production across the creative industries.

The Internet: An Introduction to New Media

Publication date: 
1 June 2010
Type: 
book

Life without the internet, a very new technology, seems almost unimaginable for most people in western nations. Today the internet is intrinsic to media and communications, entertainment, politics, defence, business, banking, education and administrative systems as well as to social interaction. The Internet disentangles this extraordinarily complex information and communication technology from its place in our daily lives, allowing it to be examined anew.

CITIZEN JOURNALISM AND EVERYDAY LIFE: A case study of Germany’s myHeimat.de

Publication date: 
17 September 2009
Type: 
conference paper

Much recent research into citizen journalism has focussed on its role in political debate and deliberation. Such research examines important questions about citizen participation in democratic processes – however, it perhaps places undue focus on only one area of journalistic coverage, and presents a challenge which only a small number of citizen journalism projects can realistically hope to meet.

Is YouTube truly the future?

Authors: 
Henry Jenkins
Publication date: 
25 June 2008
Type: 
article

YouTube: home port for lip-syncers, karaoke singers, trainspotters, birdwatchers, skateboarders, hip-hoppers, small-time wrestling federations, educators, third-wave feminists, churches, proud parents, poetry slammers, gamers, human rights activists, hobbyists. It gets 10 hours of new content every minute. Where did all that come from ask Henry Jenkins and John Hartley.

The "uses of literacy" revisited in the multimedia age

Publication date: 
1 December 2007
Type: 
article

Richard Hoggart's The Uses of Literacy was published 50 years ago in 1957. It was an intellectual response to the challenge of mass media and it was also a popular bestseller in its own right. It set the agenda for educational and disciplinary reform that lasted a generation. Since the 1950s, the communications and entertainment media have grown to unprecedented power and pervasiveness. These media have also been at the forefront of changes in information, technological acceleration, consumerism and globalisation.

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