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ELEANOR HALL: To sport and for some time the NRL has rolled out programs to try to improve player attitudes to women and drinking. But now one club is going a step further, putting its own administrative staff through their paces.
LEXI…Posted: 10th May 2011
If one steps back and takes an holistic view of the $1.25 billion broadcasting rights deal the AFL struck with Seven Network, Foxtel and Telstra last week, what we are really seeing is the convergent future of digital media.
With Foxtel showing all…Posted: 6th May 2011
Report part-funded by Google concludes mandatory filtering regime "misconceived".
Two UNSW researchers have called for a review of media content regulations in Australia to aid consistency and cut confusion across criminal codes in state and federal…Posted: 6th May 2011
Australia possesses an advanced digital economy which remains shackled to a media regulation system that belongs to the past century.
Our laws reflect an era when media consumption was dominated by the production of messages by the few for the many.
O…Posted: 6th May 2011
MARK COLVIN: The career of one of rugby league's biggest stars is again on the ropes. Todd Carney, who was sacked by a former club for alcohol-related misdemeanours and kicked out of the NRL, has been suspended indefinitely.
His club has confirmed…Posted: 19th April 2011
UNSW Arts and Social Sciences is delighted to be the university partner of the 2011 Sydney Writers’ Festival for a second year.
The Faculty is involved in several events at the festival, held from the 14 to 22 May across Sydney. The Dean,…Posted: 13th April 2011
YASSMIN Abdel-Magied is accustomed to the raised eyebrows of sceptical blokes who think boxing, mechanical engineering and Formula One car racing are interests better left to men, not a young Muslim woman.
The 20-year-old Brisbane student says she…Posted: 13th April 2011
It is one of the many myths of Australian history that the 1950s was a boring decade in which nothing much happened. Yet the 1950s remain in the news today - confirming that the theory is very much fiction.
Last week the National Archives in Britain…Posted: 12th April 2011
Associate Professor Kate Crawford's feature lecture for the UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has been broadcast on ABC TV's program 'Big Ideas'. Shown on both ABC 1 and ABC News 24 in the week of April 12, Kate's lecture was called 'Always with…Posted: 12th April 2011
Associate Professor Kate Crawford and Professor Catharine Lumby from UNSW’s Journalism and Media Research Centre are launching a new report The Adaptive Moment: A Fresh Approach to Convergent Media in Australia (PDF) (726 Kb).
In December 2010, the…5th May 2011 5th May 2011 When: 5th May 2011 Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Location: Private Room, Wildfire Sydney, Ground Level, Overseas Passenger Terminal, Circular Quay West, Sydney http://jmrc.arts.unsw.edu.au/news-events/the-adaptive-moment-a-fresh-approach-to-convergent-media-in-australia-report-launch-990.html