Who’s a Global Citizen? Julian Assange, WikiLeaks and the Australian Media Reaction

Written by Terry Flew on July 5, 2011

This is a draft copy of the paper that Bonnie Liu Rui and I have prepared to be presented at the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) 2011 annual conference, “Communication on the Edge: Shifting Boundaries and Identities“, to be held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, 6-8 July, 2011. The paper has been submitted to Global Media Journal – Australian Edition, for consideration for the forthcoming special issue on Wikileaks, being edited by Hart Cohen and

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Letting Go of Neo-Liberalism (with some help from Michel Foucault)

Written by Terry Flew on November 18, 2010

My presentation at QUT this coming Wednesday (24 November – 12-2pm). All welcome.

Faculty seminar series presented by Professor Terry Flew

Letting Go of Neo-Liberalism (with some help from Michel Foucault)

Professor of Media and Communication, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

12pm-2pm Wednesday 24th November 2010

Z2-315 CI Precinct QUT Kelvin Grove

ABSTRACT

Neo-liberalism has become one of the boom concepts of our time. From its original reference point as a descriptor of the economics of the “Chicago School” such as

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Twitter blocked in China before June 4

Written by Terry Flew on June 3, 2009

There are a range of news stories about (here and here and here) about how the Chinese authorities have blocked access to social media sites including Twitter, You Tube, Flickr and MSN Hotmail prior to the 20th anniversary of the Tiannemen Square crackdown on June 4, 2009. This story won’t be blocked, as my understanding is that Blogger is always blocked in China.