Copyright Laws and Developing Countries

Written by Terry Flew on November 29, 2013

Reposted from Polity independent Blog.

There has been a major international debate in recent years about whether creative industries provide new opportunities for developing countries to benefit economically from their abundant cultural resources. Studies such as UNCTAD’s Creative Economy reports, as well as UNESCO’s Creative Economy 2013 report, have identified ways in which the creative industries offer new opportunities for culturally sustainable economic development.

I discuss these policies in my book Global Creative Industries. UNCTAD recommends understanding cultural policy in developing

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Global Communication and National Policies: The Return of the State – ICA pre-conference event

Written by Terry Flew on January 14, 2013

ICA 2013 PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT – GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS AND NATIONAL POLICIES: THE RETURN OF THE STATE?

VENUE: FYVIE HALL, UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, REGENT STREET CAMPUS

DATE: SUNDAY 16 JUNE, 2013, FROM 9.15AM TO 5.45PM.

REGISTRATION FEE: $US65 Includes morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea)

There has been much discussion as to whether forces associated with globalization (economic, political, cultural) weaken the capacity of nation-states to regulate media institutions and media content. These debates intersect with the shift towards convergent digital media, with the associated

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Globalization, Media Policy and Regulatory Design

Written by Terry Flew on May 24, 2012

The Powerpoint slides for my presentation to Communications and Community, the 62nd International Communications Association Annual Conference, being held in Phoenix, AZ, USA, from May 24-28, 2012, can be accessed below. They draw upon a forthcoming paper to appear in the Australian Journal of Communication, Volume 39 Number 2, to appear in September 2012. A draft of that paper can be accessed here.

Ica presentation 2012
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