Soft Law, Governance and the Developmental State

Written by Terry Flew on September 12, 2012

Slides from my presentation at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 12 September 2012. Thanks to Joseph Man Chan and Anthony Fung for the invitation.

CUHK presentation, Hong Kong, 12 sept 2012 from Terry Flew

The Fourth Estate at its finest

Written by Terry Flew on August 25, 2012

78% of the questions asked by journalists at Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s media conference of 23 August 2012 were about her time in 1995 working as a solicitor at Slater & Gordon, and her relationship with ex-boyfriend and former AWU union official Bruce Wilson.

Given that the first ten questions on asylum seekers were all asked when Immigration Minister Chris Bowen was also there, and two questions were triggered by the unexpected appearance of a man who broke through security

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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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