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Marc C-Scott

Marc C-Scott

Marc C-Scott is a lecturer in screen media and coordinator for both the Bachelor of Screen Media at Victoria University (https://www.vu.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-screen-media-absn).

Prior to his position, Marc taught at many institutions in the areas of digital media, video production, motion graphics, visual effects, web technologies along with project and research methodologies.

He has been active in the area of digital media since 1996, completing a Bachelor of Design (Multimedia) with Honors at Swinburne’s National School of Design in 2004.

Marc is currently completing a PhD, which uses a historical comparative approach, in investigating the changes of the television industries within Australia, United Kingdom and United States.

His research interests are within television (history, institutions and new broadcast methods), cross-media, cross-platform media and the use of new digital media services.

With the rise of subscription and online TV, we need to rethink local content rules

Jun 16, 2017 05:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

The newly released Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report on Film, Television and Digital Games 2015-16 offers fascinating insights into how our screen media landscape has changed over the past four years. A key...

Amazon's new Grand Tour series could be the next illegal download victim

Nov 17, 2016 23:22 pm UTC| Technology

The much awaited new car show, The Grand Tour, launches on Amazon Prime today, Friday November 18. The show is hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, all former presenters of the BBCs popular Top Gear...

Please rewind: a final farewell to the VCR

Aug 01, 2016 07:46 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

I grew up with video cassette recorders (VCRs). I still remember rushing off to the the video store to hire the latest movie, hoping that there was at least one copy still on the shelf that didnt have the Sorry Im Out tag...

Google wants to tap the second golden age of television

Jun 08, 2016 04:56 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Traditional pay-television providers, already under pressure from consumers opting for streaming internet video, are facing a new threat. Google is getting into TV advertising, and a decision made earlier this year by...

YouTube Red is here, and it breaks the video-on-demand mould

May 20, 2016 10:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

YouTube this week launched its paid subscription service, YouTube Red, in Australia and New Zealand. These are the first two countries to gain access to the service outside of the United States. The introduction of a...

The battle for audiences as free-TV viewing contiues its decline

Apr 22, 2016 07:11 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

Its not been a good year so far for Australias traditional television industry with reports that prime-time audiences are down almost 5% amid competition from internet streaming services. But the decline in the number...

Netflix is everywhere (almost), so what does this mean for local media?

Jan 08, 2016 05:45 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

In his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, announced that Netflix will now be available in 130 new countries. This sees Netflix more than triple its global...

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Economy

JGBs gain towards end of trading week; falling U.S. 10-year yields cushion debt prices

Japanese government bonds gained as we approach towards the end of the week on Thursday, following a massive decline sparked off in the United States 10-year yields, post minutes of the FOMCs May monetary policy meeting,...

Australian bonds continue to rally tracking upward pressure in U.S. Treasuries

Australian government bonds ralliedon Thursdaytracking firmness in the U.S. Treasuries as investors risk sentiments weighed down by renewed geopolitical caution towards US negotiations with North Korea and China. The...

Australia’s headline construction rises below expectations in Q1

Australias headline construction figure for the first quarter came in below expectations; however, the details of the report were strong. Construction rose 0.2 percent sequentially in the March quarter, with a mix of...

U.S. new home sales miss consensus estimates, suggest a soft start to Q2

The United States new home sales fell by 1.5 percent m/m in April, to 662k. This was below the consensus estimates of 680k, although the m/m rate of decline was in line with what Barclays Research had forecast. The miss...

Asia-Pacific’s macroeconomic environment remains intact, albeit at the cost of trade and capital risks: S&P Ratings

The favorable macroeconomic environment in Asia-Pacific remains intact, although risks relating to capital flows and trade have increased, according to the latest report titled APAC Economic Snapshots--May 2018, published...

Politics

The first terrorist act in Indonesian prison: the triggers and how to prevent them

Indonesia witnessed another terrorist act last week. But, this time, it occurred in a maximum-security detention centre located at the polices Mobile Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. More than 150 terrorist...

Would America vote for Oprah for president?

America has had a black president. Is the country ready for a black president who is also a woman? Speculation about the candidacy of Oprah Winfrey makes clear that some voters think so. Granted, Winfrey says she...

Lawyers keep secrets locked up – so they get asked to do the dirty work

Lawyers seem to at the center of lot of scandals lately. President Donald Trumps personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, whose office and hotel were raided by the FBI, is only the latest example. Harvey Weinsteins law firm...

Rise of cryptocurrencies could curb American power

There has been a lot of talk in foreign policy circles of the coming post-American world in which the international system will transition from a unipolar to a multipolar system. But, as we currently stand, the US remains...

Debate: On secularism in the 21st century

In January 2018 the French commemorated the Charlie Hebdo attacks that occurred three years earlier. The expression of American solidarity then toward the victims in France was quick and unwavering just as it was in the...

Science

Scientists Just Found A Black Hole That Is Eating Everything In Its Path

Black holes are some of the most terrifying subjects in the realm of science. Not only do they offer a glimpse into the raw power that is present in the universe, they also invoke undefinable terror in those who imagine...

Salt Could Prevent Hearing Loss After An Explosion

In movies, whenever a bomb goes off or an explosion occurs, there is that iconic moment where sounds are muffled and there is a high-pitched ring that pervades the whole scene. While films can go over-the-top with regards...

Scientists Want To Make Dogs Live Longer

Dogs are some of the most endearing creatures on the planet and one of the most tragic things about them is their short lives, at least when compared to humans. Depending on the breed, they can live from 7 to 15 years, on...

700,000-Year-Old Find Proves Early Humans Settled The Philippines Longer Than Previously Thought

Archeologists recently made a monumental discovery in the Philippines that pushes back the earliest period of human settlement in the region that was previously thought by over 600,000 years. Rhino bones and tools that...

States Sue EPA Over Rollbacks Of Environmental Protection Regulations

The Trump administration might not believe in climate change and could not care less about the environment, but the rest of the US does. This is why 18 states so far are now suing the Environmental Protection Agency for...

Technology

Bank of America wins Blockchain Patent for Security Measures

Bank of America has recently been awarded control over a patent that allows users verified access to certain blockchain network. The patent was given on May 22 as reported by the US Patent and Trademark Office...

Google No Longer Believes In “Don’t Be Evil” Mantra, Finally Joins The Dark Side

Since its founding, Google had a few central mottos that its founders abided by and one of them is Dont Be Evil. This has guided the companys actions for over two decades and one that many of its employees firmly believed...

Gamers Will Literally Play Anything, Even A Home Renovation Simulator

In a development that will likely infuriate some indie developers who have created video games that follow traditional examples of the industry, gamers are apparently going nuts over a new game on Steam called House...

Google Is Looking At $4.3 Billion Loss Thanks To UK Lawsuit

Google spying on users has become the norm these days and most people have learned to look past the fact that the search engine company is now in their lives in much deeper ways than their closest loved will ever be....

Resident Evil 7 Comes To The Switch, But Just Through The Cloud

Playing Resident Evil 7 on the Switch is a dream for a lot of players and it seems this dream is coming through in a roundabout way. Yes, the game will soon become available on the Nintendo portable console hybrid....
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