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Monthly Archives: September 2007
Broadcast your Vote – Have you seen the Howard video on YouTube? Are you in Rudd’s Top Friends list on MySpace? Do you secretly dance along with Obama Girl?
The ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation, the Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation and QUT Faculty of Law invite you to an afternoon of conversation with key researchers and industry players discussing the phenomenon of political videos in a user-generated world. From mashups to policy announcements: will this election will be determined by the daily hit rate?
Find out which politicos are online and what they are doing, how people are responding and what opportunities for renewed political engagement, commentary and criticism these new technologies present.
Featuring Associate Professor Terry Flew (author, Understanding Global Media), Elliott Bledsoe (President, Vibewire Inc.) and Professor Brian Fitzgerald (Faculty of Law, QUT)
Friday 14 September, 3.00 – 5.00 pm @ the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane Continue reading
For those interested in discussion of Creative Commons in the corridors of power, we thought we’d point out a few recent speeches by the Hon Gary Nairn MP, Records Management Association of Australasia Conference, the Australian Property Institute New South Wales Annual Rural Conference, the Geospatial Infrastructure Solutions Conference and, perhaps most significantly, the Australian Government Solicitor’s Media & Communications Forum.
It’s great to see open access and CC being raised by such a respected party in such a broad range of forums. Hats off to the Minister. Continue reading