An excellent summary of day 1 of the Digital Transformations, Social Media Engagement and the Asian Century conference at QUT has been prepared by James Dillon, and can be found here. This conference was an International Communications Association regional conference held in Brisbane from 1-3 October 2014.
Is the NTRO the NITRO that will Blow Up the Humanities?
Presentation to Deans of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (DASSH) Conference, Customs House, University of Queensland, 18-19 September 2014
Terry Flew, Professor of Media and Communication, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
I would like to that the Board of the Australasian Deans of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (DASSH), the Board President, Professor John Gertov, and the Conference Convenor, Professor Fred D’Agostino, for inviting me here to speak this
The Australian Federal Parliament passed reforms recommended by the Australian Law Reform Commission in its Classification: Content Regulation and Convergent Media report released in February 2012. The Media Release from the Minster for Justice, Michael Keenan MP, is below.
During my time chairing this review, it had long been apparent that there was a greater degree of political bipartisanship around the need for reform than was apparent if you drew insights from the Institute of Public Affairs, particular religious moralists,