In this book, CCI Postgraduate Research Fellow Rami Olwan examines the correlation between Intellectual Property Law – notably copyright – on the one hand and social and economic development on the other.
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 )
The rise of creative industries requires new thinking in communication, media and cultural studies, media and cultural policy, and the arts and information sectors. The Creative Industries sets the agenda for these debates, providing a richer understanding of the dynamics of cultural markets, creative labor, finance and risk, and how culture is distributed, marketed and creatively reused through new media technologies. This book:
-develops a global perspective on the creative industries and creative economy
This submission made to the Independent Media Inquiry presents and analyses data from the Australian component of the World Internet Project. The data shows that the internet has quickly become a key news and information source for Australians. Online official news sources mostly run by existing 'offline' news organisations dominate. The data also points to most consumers reluctance to pay for news and information delivered online.
This submission was made to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the economic structure and performance of the Australian retail industry. It presents and analyses World Internet Project data from surveys undertaken in 2007, 2009 and 2011 to help the Commission understand the state of play in online retail in Australia.
Jean Burgess has been confirmed by the ARC in the new position of Deputy Director. John Hartley has decided to step down from his role as Research Director to concentrate on his major project in the centre, Cultural Science, and also his continuing role in Risk and Representation.
This report documents the circumstances and experiences of 3 remote Indigenous communities in central Australia and outlines the reasons for the low level of internet take-up, and considers the future prospects for ‘home internet’ in these communities.
The global release of 250,000 United States Embassy diplomatic cables to selected media sites worldwide through the WikiLeaks web site was arguably the major global media event of 2010. As well as the implications of the content of the cables for international politics and diplomacy, the actions of WikiLeaks and its controversial editor-in-chief, the Australian Julian Assange, bring together a range of arguments about how the media, news and journalism are being transformed in the 21st century.
On 24 March 2011, Attorney-General of Australia, the Hon Robert McClelland MP, asked the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) to inquire and report on the framework for the classification of media content in Australia.