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Terry Flew

Terry Flew

Professor of Media and Communications, Queensland University of Technology

Terry Flew is Professor of Media and Communications in the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), in Brisbane, Australia. He is a Chief Investigator with the QUT Digital Media Research Centre.

He is the author of Understanding Global Media (Palgrave, 2007), The Creative Industries, Culture and Policy (Sage, 2012), Creative Industries and Urban Development: Creative Cities in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2012), Global Creative Industries (Polity, 2013), Key Concepts in Creative Industries (Sage, 2013), New Media: An Introduction (OUP, 2104), and Media Economics (Palgrave, 2015). A co-edited book, Global Media and National Policies: the Return of the State, will be published by Palgrave in early 2016.

He has a wide range of research interests and research experience, and is the author of eight books, 11 research monographs, 43 book chapters, 75 refereed academic journal articles, and has been an editor of 13 special issues of academic journals and refereed conference proceedings. He was President of the Australian and New Zealand Communications Association during 2009-2010, and is a member of the Executive Board of the International Communications Association, chairing the Global Communication and Social Change Division.

During 2011-2012, he was seconded to the Australian Law Reform Commission to chair the National Classification Scheme Review. The ALRC's Final Report, Classification - Content Regulation and Convergent Media, was tabled in Federal Parliament in March 2012.

The internet's founder now wants to 'fix the web', but his proposal misses the mark

Dec 01, 2019 03:47 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

On March 12, the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web, the internets founder Tim Berners-Lee said we needed to fix the web. The statement attracted considerable interest. However, a resulting manifesto released on...

Australian media regulators face the challenge of dealing with global platforms Google and Facebook

Aug 06, 2019 03:53 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

With concerns growing worldwide about the economic power of digital technology giants such as Google and Facebook, there was plenty of interest internationally in Australias Digital Platforms Inquiry. The Australian...

Country rules: the ‘splinternet’ may be the future of the web

Aug 07, 2017 07:45 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Both The Economist and WIRED are worried about the splinternet. The UK research organisation NESTA thinks it could break up the world wide web as we know it. What is this awkwardly named idea? Its the concept that...

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