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

Commentary

13 Oct 2017

Michelle Guthrie’s vision for ABC current affairs is a mixed bag - with the history missing, writes Jane Goodall.

Strategy

12 Oct 2017

5G is the next step in the evolution of mobile wireless communications technology. This paper outlines the immediate actions for the federal government to take that will support the timely rollout of 5G in Australia.

Audio program

11 Oct 2017

There is growing concern about the impact of artificial intelligence on the global media landscape.

Report

10 Oct 2017

The 2017 threat report includes insights into how the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) works and highlights some of the ways in which we have both proactively and reactively responded to cyber threats.

Commentary

4 Oct 2017

Is China’s harsh brand of media control serving as a role model for its neighbours?

Research report

2 Oct 2017

This report provides a detailed analysis of the television viewing behaviour of Australian children.

Report

29 Sep 2017

The committee notes that it is conducting a 'live' inquiry about the rollout of the NBN. As this report is being tabled, NBN infrastructure is being constructed and NBN customers are choosing plans from their Retail Service Providers (RSPs).

Report

29 Sep 2017

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Communications and the Arts’ contract management of selected telephone universal service obligations.

Commentary

29 Sep 2017

Collette Snowden takes a look at why Twitter is taking such a big risk, playing with the characteristic that defines and differentiates the service?

Other text

21 Sep 2017

In a speech to the Melbourne Press Club on 15 September 2017, veteran political journalist, Laurie Oakes, said Australian politics is floundering because contemporary politicians lack the wit and bravery of great former leaders such as Paul Keating.

Audio program

19 Sep 2017

It's the preferred platform of Donald Trump, but to some politicians in Australia, Twitter isn't worth the energy.

Commentary

18 Sep 2017

Despite Nick Xenophon’s efforts, less powerful players were squeezed out of the media reform deal.

Commentary

16 Sep 2017

The Turnbull Government risks worsening the concentration of media ownership in what is already one of the most concentrated media markets in the world, writes Lenore Taylor.

Audio interview

15 Sep 2017

Former ABC journalist, Quentin Dempster, says the federal government should implement a local content quota for Australian television.

Audio program

14 Sep 2017

The Turnbull Government's media laws package is set to pass, after a deal was made last night clearing the way for a major industry shake-up.

Commentary

14 Sep 2017

Under the Turnbull Government's new rules, a company will be able to have television, radio and print outlets in the same market.

Report

14 Sep 2017

Now that journalists are using AI in the newsroom, what must they know about these technologies, and what must technologists know about journalistic standards when building them?

Audio program

13 Sep 2017

There is no urgency for Ten Network creditors to sign off on a recommendation to sell the embattled broadcaster to the US television giant CBS, a court heard today.

Journal article

12 Sep 2017

This article examines the current legal and regulatory terrain around cyber-racism in Australia.

Commentary

11 Sep 2017

Building a journalism business model on clicks, cats and Kardashians may have had its day - even as journalists change to keep audiences happy, writes Peter Fray.