Digital media--Social aspects

Report

The manipulation of audio and visual evidence
18 Sep 2019
167

In this report, the authors trace decades of audiovisual (AV) manipulation to demonstrate how evolving technologies aid consolidations of power in society. Deepfakes, they find, are no new threat to democracy.

Report

17 Sep 2019
875

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index measures three vital dimensions of digital inclusion: access, affordability, and digital ability. It shows how these dimensions change over time, according to people’s social and economic circumstances, as well as across geographic locations. This 2019 ADII report incorporates data collected...

Report

8 Aug 2019
107

This is the first report from the Digital Democracy Project, a partnership between the Public Policy Forum and the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University. The goal of this report is to provide an initial snapshot of the Canadian political media ecosystem...

Report

9 Jul 2019
90

This report examines trust in media, showing that many young adults use news media to make decisions on policies and voting.

Report

7 May 2019
113

Many people are calling for greater accountability and care from the big digital platform companies. The question has become - what precisely needs to change? What evidence do we have as to the interventions and solutions that might mitigate against the biggest threats posed to...

Report

17 Jan 2019
62

The NZ Ministry of Social Development commissioned this research into screen usage in young children (24 months to 54 months). The report finds that only a very small percentage of young children are meeting the national screen-time guidelines for under-5s, resulting in short-term negative outcomes...

Report

17 Dec 2018
63

Russia’s Internet Research Agency (IRA) launched an extended attack on the United States by using computational propaganda to misinform and polarize US voters. This report provides the first major analysis of this attack based on data provided by social media firms to the Senate Select...

Policy report

5 Dec 2018
53

Like other countries, Australia is focused on protecting its critical infrastructure from cyber threats. However, there’s a serious gap in how we approach the protection of our valuable digital national identity assets.

Conference paper

15 Nov 2018
43

To gain new insights into young adult's self-esteem problems and how we might help support them with interactive technologies, this paper discusses a mixed method user-centred study to discover ways to design digital artefacts to help young adults with low self-esteem feel happier.

Report

5 Nov 2018
69

“Data craft” is the term Acker coins for all those “practices that create, rely on, or even play with the proliferation of data on social media by engaging with new computational and algorithmic mechanisms of organization and classification.” This report elucidates what metadata is, how...

Report

29 Aug 2018
2506

Digital inclusion is based on the premise that everyone should be able to make full use of digital technologies – to manage their health and wellbeing, access education and services, organise their finances, and connect with friends, family, and the world beyond.

Report

7 Jun 2018
154

New South Wales will lead a push to modernise defamation law across the country, in response to a review that found amendments should be considered to improve the way the justice system deals with digital media cases.

Report

The Australian Digital Inclusion Index 2017: Queensland
14 Mar 2018
705

The unique features of Queensland create particular challenges and opportunities for digital inclusion. With the potential of technology to deliver better health, education, social and economic outcomes, it has never been more important that no one gets left behind.

Journal article

12 Feb 2018
9

Talk of ‘platforms’ – or the ‘sharing economy’ – sometimes seems to be ubiquitous. But how significant is this model, and what kinds of policy and regulatory issues is it raising?

Report

11 Dec 2017
40

Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.

Report

20 Nov 2017
738

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.

Report

A survey exploring the effect of social media and digital technology on Australians’ wellbeing
13 Nov 2017
893

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

Report

9 Oct 2017
20

This is a report of a project which aimed to design, develop and assess innovative media and communication strategies to drive mainstream adoption of low carbon products and practices as an integral part of renovation projects, enabling decarbonisation of the existing residential building stock. The...

Report

1 Aug 2017
3499

The 2017 Australian Digital Inclusion Index provides the most comprehensive picture of Australia’s online participation to date.

Commentary

25 Jul 2017
45

The Big 4 are stifling competition and economic growth. Pro-business writers are joining the push to dilute their power, writes Brett Evans.

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