Co-productions, entertainment media, and Chinese cultural soft power

Written by Terry Flew on January 21, 2016

This is my presentation given to the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, on 19 January 2016. Thanks to Professor Clayton Dube, US-China Institute Director, for hosting the talk. Thanks also to Professor Ernest Wilson II, Dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for making time available, and to Dr. David Craig for brokering the visit.

A video of the presentation will be available on YouTube shortly. I will link it to this

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ICA 2016 Pre-conference – Willing Collaborators: The Rise of China, and Changing Networks of Asian Media Production.

Written by Terry Flew on October 22, 2015

International Communication Association 2016 Pre-conference:
Willing Collaborators: The Rise of China, and Changing Networks of Asian Media Production.

Date & Time:
Wednesday, June 8, 2016; 8.30 am to 5.30 pm (day before the ICA Conference begins at 5pm on June 9 in Fukuoka, Japan)

Tokyo University of the Arts, Kitasenju Campus. Senju, Adachi-ku, Tokyo.

Division Affiliation:
Global Communication and Social Change

Terry Flew, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Anthony Fung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mouri Yoshitaka, Tokyo University of the Arts
Michael Keane, Curtin University, Australia
Brian Yecies,

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Josef Trappel presentation

Written by Terry Flew on November 6, 2013

Josef Trappel talk to CCI, 6 November 2013
Director, ICT&S Centre, University of Salzburg, Austria
Work Program Leader, Innovation in Cultural and Creative Institutions (ICCI)

* Transforming public representation e.g. quality of news
* Providing opportunities for enhanced democratic practices
* Shifting institutional arrangements in creative, cultural and media industries (social value chain)

Innovation models
* incremental
* disruptive/radical
* soft innovation

Media for Democracy Monitor – do media (both legacy/new) deliver what democracies need?