Academics and Activists in the Policy Process

Written by Terry Flew on September 30, 2013

My paper to be presented to the New America Foundation 2013 by-invitation event “The Role of Advocacy in Media and Telecom Policy” can be found here. The paper is titled “Academics and Activists in the Policy Process: Engagement with Australian Media Inquiries 2011-13”, and the abstract is below:

After its narrow re-election in June 2010, the Australian Labor government undertook a series of public inquiries into reform of Australian media, communications and copyright laws. One important driver of policy reform was

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Law and Policy Implications of Convergent Media

Written by Terry Flew on October 28, 2012

Call for Papers: ‘Law and Policy Implications of Convergent Media’
Special Issue of International Journal of Technology Policy and Law

Guest editor: Terry Flew, Professor of Media and Communication, Queensland University of Technology
Journal editor: Niloufer Selvadurai

This special issue of the International Journal of Technology Policy and Law will consider recent discussions internationally about how to reconfigure communication regulation to account for the impact of media convergence. Three drivers of such changes include: (1) the uncoupling of media content from specific media

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Institute for Culture and Society Occasional Paper now available

Written by Terry Flew on September 27, 2012

My presentation to the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney, “The Convergent Media Policy Moment”, is now available as an Occasional Paper published by the ICS. My thanks to David Rowe for arranging the May presentation on which it is based, and to Reena Dobson and michelle Kelly for their editing work on it. Thanks also to participants at the UWS seminar for their comments, and to Stuart Cunningham and Adam Swift for comments on

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