Franco Papandrea


Digital news report: Australia 2017

56 per cent of adult Australians try to avoid the news occasionally or often, according to the Digital News Report 2017.
Conference paper

ICT users in remote Indigenous communities

Information and communications technologies (ICT) have been increasingly integrated into the delivery of many public and commercial services including banking, health, education and social security assistance. They have also become an important medium for social interaction and can help reduce the sense of isolation of...
Conference paper

213 analog TV switchoff: What are the prospects?

A decade after the Australian Government decided to embark on the conversion of analog free-to-air television to digital transmission much remains to be done to achieve that goal. After the latest changes to the implementation program, analog switchoff is planned to occur progressively starting with...
Conference paper

Deregulation and concentration in electronic media

This paper presents an analysis of trends in concentration of electronic media industries in Australia over the past two decades. The industries examined include Broadcast television and Radio, Pay Television, Film and Video Production, ISPS and Search Engines. The related research is a component of...
Conference paper

Sustainability of Australian content quotas

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the introduction of quotas for Australian programs on television. The 1961 quotas gave practical effect to a legislated general obligation of stations to employ 'Australians, as far as is possible, in the production and presentation of programs' (Broadcasting...
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