25 October 2010 | The creative industries concept was born in the UK, nurtured in Australia (among other countries), but is now being implemented most vigorously in China. The UK and Australia seem to be pulling back from the concept: Critical response to CI policy in the UK; and post-GFC cutbacks limit scope for government action.
Distinguished Professor John Hartley and CCI Director, Professor Stuart Cunningham brief symposium attendees on the recent achievements and future directions for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation.
09 October 2008 | Researchers from CCI identify some tensions between formal education and informal learning in the uses of popular literacy since the nineteenth century, in order to argue for a 'demand-led' model of education in digital literacy. We identify some tensions between formal education and informal learning in the uses of popular literacy since the nineteenth century, in order to argue for a ?demand-led? model of education in digital literacy. We go on to analyse three case studies ? digital storytelling, the Flickr photosharing site and the MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) Fury ?
26 October 2006 | Television is heading into a post-broadcast phase of interactive innovation and do-it-yourself production, brought on by the coming-of-age of the Internet, which combines individual creative content and global scale in a way that was hardly thinkable in the broadcast era writes John Hartley.