Academics and Activists in the Policy Process

Written by Terry Flew on September 30, 2013

My paper to be presented to the New America Foundation 2013 by-invitation event “The Role of Advocacy in Media and Telecom Policy” can be found here. The paper is titled “Academics and Activists in the Policy Process: Engagement with Australian Media Inquiries 2011-13″, and the abstract is below:

After its narrow re-election in June 2010, the Australian Labor government undertook a series of public inquiries into reform of Australian media, communications and copyright laws. One important driver of policy reform was

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Institute for Culture and Society Occasional Paper now available

Written by Terry Flew on September 27, 2012

My presentation to the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney, “The Convergent Media Policy Moment”, is now available as an Occasional Paper published by the ICS. My thanks to David Rowe for arranging the May presentation on which it is based, and to Reena Dobson and michelle Kelly for their editing work on it. Thanks also to participants at the UWS seminar for their comments, and to Stuart Cunningham and Adam Swift for comments on

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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