Internet advocacy – do insults really work?

Written by Terry Flew on July 23, 2012

Below is a Twitter post from Geordie Guy, reposted by Mark Newton, on the Australian Law Reform Commission web site after it was posted that I had won a Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence at QUT for my work on the National Classification Scheme Review.

Both Guy and Newton are well-know Internet free speech advocates, with Guy periodically appearing on Sunrise and contributing to New Matilda and the ABC’s The Drum web site. Guy was also until recently a Vice-Chair of

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Media Classification

Written by Terry Flew on July 3, 2012

My summary paper of the ALRC National Classification Review, titled “Media Classification: Content Regulation and the Challenge of Convergent Media“, has now been published by Media International Australia.

The abstract is below:

This article outlines the key recommendations of the Australian Law Reform Commission’s review of the National Classification Scheme, as outlined in its report Classification – Content Regulation and Convergent Media (ALRC, 2012). It identifies key contextual factors that underpin the need for reform of media classification laws and policies,

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Four media policy enquiries and no political funeral

Written by Terry Flew on June 20, 2012

Presentation to the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney, 21 June, 2012. The draft paper will be available shortly.

Uws ics presentation 21 june 2012

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