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Jock Given

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Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne Institute for Social Research

Research interests: Media and communications policy and history; Broadcasting; Media ownership; Digital TV and radio; Broadband; International trade agreements


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07 Aug 2017

If you think it isn’t long since your smartphone started using 4G, you’re right. Telstra, Optus and Vodafone switched on their networks between 2011 and 2013. Adoption was rapid. By the end of 2014, 40 per cent of Australia’s mobile customers were using 4G, although Optus has only recently shut...

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Research report

21 May 2015

What might television and video look like in a year’s time, in a few years’ time, in a decade? We came up with 20 questions and put them to 25 people. Between November 2014 and April 2015, we interviewed those 25 people from free-to-air and subscription TV, IPTV, production companies,...

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21 May 2015

What might television look like in a year’s time, in a few years’ time, in a decade? Jock Given, Michael Brealey and Cathy Gray asked twenty-five people from across the industry and beyond.

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The last quarter of 2014 and the early months...

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17 May 2014

In the online age, every national broadcaster is an international broadcaster. So it’s strange to find that the government wants to restrict the ABC’s focus

DESPITE what the treasurer and the foreign affairs minister might have tried to do on budget night, every national...

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31 Oct 2013

IT REALLY is going to happen. We are going to turn off the television. On 3 December, Sydney’s analogue TV transmitters will be switched off. A week later, the ones serving Melbourne and remote central and eastern Australia will be closed and analogue TV in Australia will be gone. For more than...

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Audio program

06 Sep 2013

How are cinemas and cinema audiences changing in an era of piracy, videogames and time-rich baby boomers? No longer a one-size-fits-all proposition, cinemas are creating events and new experiences to engage in new ways.

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Research report

30 Jun 2013

This paper argues that cinema's place in the media and entertainment economy is again being challenged.

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Around three decades ago, multi-screen complexes began to transform the business and culture of cinema in Australia. New screens built in new locations...

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Journal article

30 Jun 2013

This article reports on the integration of Twitter messages into the live television broadcast of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) weekly public affairs discussion program, Q&A. The program first went to air in May 2008; Twitter integration began two...

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01 May 2013

HOYTS’s seven-screen cinema complex in Sydney’s George Street had been operating for just over a decade when the biggest Australian movie ever, Crocodile Dundee, opened in April 1986. It ran there for seventy-four weeks and grossed nearly $50 million in cinemas across the country – more than $...

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15 Nov 2012

Educational institutions have always had a central place in the online age. Before the advent of high-speed broadband, other communications technologies and services also played a big role in education. 

University researchers were among the first Australian users of...

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