My keynote presentation to the Universitas 21 Graduate Research Symposium at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on June 12 can be accessed here.
My thanks to Professor Li Benqian, Head of the School of Media and Design at SJTU for the generous invitation to present. Thanks also to the other keynote speakers, Bill Dutton and Monroe Price, and to the 40 students from ten countries, as well as the SJTU volunteers, who made it such a wonderful event.
Slides form the
At the European Communications Research and Education Association (ECREA) annual meeting of the Communications Law & Policy division, I presented my paper on Convergent Media Policy.
The presentation is here:
The conference was at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK. This is the new headquarters for BBC North, and where the BBC’s production facilities are located for sport, radio and children’s programming.
I discovered that the pros and cons of the MediaCity development are widely debated, and there is some unhappiness
Emerging Internet Nations
William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, IIC Conference, 10 October 2013
Centre of gravity of Internet world has changes to Asia – now 45% of world Internet users (30% in 2002); North America now 15% of world Internet users (37% in 2002)
Most dramatic changes in the Internet are now social rather than technological
Report with World Economic Forum, The New Internet World (2011)
– convergence of values around freedom of expression, privacy etc. – users in newly adopting nations