Communication and Media

This collection investigates the evolution of media, content and communication and the impact of online and mobile systems. The collection is curated and supported by the News & Media Research Centre, University of Canberra.


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Communication and Media

Audio program

17 Jan 2018

Australia's media market has long been under pressure and now the only national children's newspaper, Crinkling News, has printed its last edition.

Research report

8 Jan 2018

This research report has been promoted as the first scientific, data-based study of Americans’ exposure to fake news in the month surrounding the 2016 U.S. election.

Research report

13 Dec 2017

This paper examines the concept of e-diasporas, which refers to social media based manifestations of diaspora communities.

Commentary

8 Dec 2017

Australia's new copyright legislation is a step in the right direction, but it doesn’t go far enough to create an environment that fosters Australian innovation, argues Kylie Pappalardo.

Discussion paper

1 Dec 2017

The ACCC has released this discussion paper on Telstra’s proposed variation to the migration plan to facilitate the rollout of 'fibre to the curb' for the NBN, together with some other proposed variations to the plan.

Report

29 Nov 2017

This report covers key and useful metrics for analysing and understanding the Internet, grouped around three topic areas: access, trust and creative potential.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017

This article contemplates whether jurors’ use of social media during trial and deliberations is a frequent occurrence endangering the fair trial principle and whether viable avenues exist to sufficiently address this potential challenge in the Australian context.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017

The liability of internet intermediaries, particularly Internet Service Providers, for the unlawful online actions of third party users is a persistent theme and problem of cyberlaw. This article identifies and analyses the limits on the new statutory jurisdiction to grant no-fault injunctions.

Research report

20 Nov 2017

This report details how young people in Australia consume and interact with news and media and underscores the need for a national direction in addressing media-literacy skills in young people.

Research report

13 Nov 2017

Digital Me, is the latest in a series of surveys conducted by the Australian Psychological Society, to examine issues affecting the wellbeing of Australians.

Research report

7 Nov 2017

The results of the 2017 online copyright infringement survey show that Australians are embracing streaming services and are more willing to pay for online content.

Draft report

30 Oct 2017

This ACCC draft report for the communications sector market study includes the draft findings, proposed recommendations and proposed actions, in relation to a number of communications services across the retail and wholesale supply chain.

Report

23 Oct 2017

The Mobilong prison radio pilot was an action research community project that involved a series of radio production workshops with a group of prisoners, and culminated in a CD to be used to assist new prisoners through their induction at the prison.

Audio program

22 Oct 2017

Will speeds provided by the new 5G network make home internet connections redundant?

Annual Report

20 Oct 2017

This report outlines the operations and performance of the Department of Communications and the Arts for the financial year ended 30 June 2017. It has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Report

19 Oct 2017

Experts are evenly split on whether the coming decade will see a reduction in false and misleading narratives online. Those forecasting improvement place their hopes in technological fixes and in societal solutions. Others think the dark side of human nature is aided more than stifled...

Journal article

18 Oct 2017

This article argues that the time has come for the federal government to stand up to the gambling industry and sporting governing bodies and take action against the damaging influence of sports betting ads on Australian television.

Annual Report

18 Oct 2017

The past year has seen a significant increase in the number of complaints, after five years of decline. The Ombudsman has responded to this with an increase in staff numbers and changes to the structure of the organisation.

Audio interview

18 Oct 2017

For the first time ever, complaints about internet services to the TIO are higher than complaints about mobile phones.

Report

17 Oct 2017

5G is an improved mobile network technology that will open up more flexibility and use cases for a broader range of industries. Deloitte Access Economics has analysed the benefits and impacts of 5G for the Australian Mobile and Telecommunications Association (AMTA).