Online/mobile/social

Conference paper

1 Dec 2013
27

This paper seeks to contribute additional ideas that may foster the more equal participation of all Australians in the growing digital economy, which is the harbinger of far-reaching changes to how citizens will engage with government, business, and each other. In Australia today, with the...

Conference paper

1 Dec 2013
14

Due to distance and low density, rural areas are often disadvantaged in getting access to telecommunication infrastructures. Hence rural digital divide policies tend to focus on providing access. While narrowing the access gap has been largely effective in developed countries, it is what happens after...

Conference paper

1 Dec 2013
14

Parents and children both construct narratives around what young people do online and why, and how they respond to these circumstances. As one mother says: You can't hide them from things like Facebook, and it makes them streetwise. They have friends that are not allowed...

Conference paper

1 Dec 2013
11

There is increasing concern that pressures on the global food system present a major threat to human and environmental health, but that awareness of ecological challenges is not being translated into social and political action of the degree and type needed to address them. This...

Conference paper

1 Dec 2013
5

This paper seeks to establish a set of concepts to help frame an empirical analysis of the relationship between internet communication technologies and political discourses. It discusses theoretical and methodological issues relating to established frameworks for investigating the role that these technologies play in politics....

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
11

This paper discusses the potentially looming 'digital participation gap' in Australia, if concerted efforts are not commenced soon to make certain that poor, remote and vulnerable communities in Australia are not actively included in the fast internet roll-out.

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
6

The 'baby boomers' are those who were born in the two decades since the end of the Second World War and in their diverse ways have grappled with the evolution of computers, the Internet and mobile phone. The market demand of those born from the...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
13

Among the many dimensions of digital media literacy, this study aims to look at the aspect of 'device literacy'. Digital media literacy can be defined as the ability to access, understand and create content using digital media. It is a multi-dimensional concept consisting of various...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
3

Media use is often implicated in debates about how young people should use their time for optimal benefit. In the child development literature and in more popular discourses, media use, and particularly television viewing, has long been associated with a number of serious social problems,...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
3

I have worked for almost 25 years in the field of copyright and I have seen many changes in the area over the years. But the widespread use of the Internet for the exchange of creative content online is proving one of the greatest challenges,...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
12

This paper draws on the work of the 'EU Kids Online' network funded by the EC (DG Information Society) Safer Internet plus Programme (project code SIP-KEP-321803); see www.eukidsonline.net , and addresses Australian children's online activities in terms of risk, harm and opportunity. In particular, it...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
3

In the last 15 years the Australian economy has been transformed by the internet. The vast majority of homes now have broadband. There are more mobile phones in Australia than there are Australians. A rapidly increasing number of mobile devices support data services. Email is...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
3

This paper will give an overview of how refugees' technology use has previously been studied. It will further demonstrate how the recent Mind the Gap project funded by ACCAN is a pioneering piece of research that provides insight into a marginalised group of technology consumers...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
18

Since the 1980s the promotion of competition and the attendant concept of efficiency have been central tenets of public policy. These concepts have been applied increasingly with little understanding of their significance and meaning. This paper addresses the implications for competition policy of the transformation...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
4

This paper explores the evolution and landscape of the App, what governs and regulates the App and the App market now, what might be missing and explore some possible future outcomes and thoughts for the current convergence review. It considers the question, Is the App...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
2

This paper outlines initial findings from the most recent survey of the Australian component of the World Internet Project (WIP). WIP is a collaborative survey-based project looking at the social, political and economic impact of the Internet and other new technologies. The paper argues that...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
14

Historically, television and media content have generally been tied to specific distribution platforms or outlets. However, multiple new players and new forces are at work now driving significant changes. Four business models have been constructed in this paper, about current initiatives for Internet based television...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
41

The Arthritis Map is a useful tool for people living with musculoskeletal conditions, health professionals, researchers, service providers and policy makers. It presents data in an efficient and easy-to-use format to improve prevention, self-management and service navigation. By providing indicators for service delivery needs across...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
3

Media use is part of everyday life. Audience theory tells us media is social. It is understood through interpretation and interaction. Audiences draw on their own personal experiences, histories and identities in generating meaning out of television content. This presentation looks at general audience reaction...

Conference paper

14 Nov 2011
10

The United Kingdom phone hacking controversy centred upon the now defunct British tabloid News of the World became the catalyst for renewed discussion in Australia about whether we need a new private right of action for invasion of privacy protection. The Minister for Privacy and...

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