Communication Policy Research Forum 2007-11

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14 Nov 2011
5

The trans-Pacific communication and press networks established during the war had permanently fractured the imperial communication and press systems of the pre-war years. Imperial perspectives on communication policy remained influential after the war83 and the British Commonwealth continued to play a major role on the...

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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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14 Nov 2011
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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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14 Nov 2011
10

Microeconomic reform is often dated to the 1980s and occasionally to the mid 1970s picking up important reforms from the Whitlam era. A key phase in this reform period was the corporatisation of Government Business Enterprises (GBEs) which commenced from about 1985. These reforms had...

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14 Nov 2011
16

This paper assesses some of the characteristics of the relationship between social innovation and the evolving digital economy. It is based on a study of several not-for-profit organisations, who, as part of their operation, have implemented Web 2.0 solutions utilising resources made available under the...

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14 Nov 2011
4

In 2011, three digital media giants, Amazon, Google and Apple, launched music locker services. The timing of the launches was curious, given that the decision of a United States district court case on music locker service Mp3tunes.com was still pending1 and the same court had...

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14 Nov 2011
4

There are several trends globally that are guiding society to re-examine the way in which we address our energy, communication, and transportation needs. These factors include the increased costs associated with fossil fuels in energy production and transportation, together with recent international trauma from nuclear...

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14 Nov 2011
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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.

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14 Nov 2011
4

Central to discussions about NBN-enabled applications and services is the concept of online collaboration. This paper positions the software tool Adobe Connect, one of a suite of web services provided by the Adobe technology company, within the NBN-enabled services paradigm, and reports on the way...

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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...

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14 Nov 2011
10

This paper examines the role of information and communication technology (ICT) policies in shaping the participatory nature of local e-government. It suggests that civic involvement through e-government practices requires a combination of direct and indirect ICT policies (Cohen, van Geenhuizen and Nijkamp, 2005). Direct policies...

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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...

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14 Nov 2011
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This presentation explores the role of online media in the journey that an audience member takes when they attend an arts event. It identifies the key opportunities for arts organisations to maximise value from online media.

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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,...

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14 Nov 2011
5

This paper approached the audience through the lens of feature film audience testing. My main focus is test or preview screenings, whereby a selected audience views a film prior to its release, at various stages of completion. These are sometimes known as production screenings because...

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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...

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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...

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14 Nov 2011
1

Think of convergence like this: A few years ago we watched TV in the lounge; maybe listened to radio in a bedroom, your newspaper arrived on the front steps, you talked to friends on the phone, and had a stack of video tapes on the...

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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...

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14 Nov 2011
2

New platforms offering new experiences and platforms for online interaction with consumers/ audiences.

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