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Jessa Lingel: The craigslist ethic – A web 1.0 vision of online democracy

Photo by Sergi Kabrera on Unsplash September 14: 1-2pm.  KG: Z2-306 A growing number of tech insiders are raising doubts about the long term consequences of the mainstream internet, in terms of individual mental health as well as national democracy. The need for a more ethical internet has led some to embrace sci fi imaginings and others…

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Hollis Griffin: Architectures of Information and the Queerness of Desire: Mobile Apps and Mediated Intimacies

Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash Please join us for this DMRC visiting scholar event! August 24, 2.00 – 3.00 pm, Z2-305 QUT Kelvin Grove In this presentation, Griffin offers two ways of understanding mobile apps designed to help sexual minorities make interpersonal connections. The first framework highlights feeling, emotion, and…

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Tarleton Gillespie: Custodians of the Internet – Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions that Shape Social Media

Photo by ev on Unsplash Please join us for this DMRC visiting scholar event! Register at Eventbrite. August 27, 1-2.00 pm, Room Z9-607, Building Z9, Cnr Musk Ave and Gona Parade QUT Kelvin Grove Most social media users want their chosen platforms free from harassment and porn. But they also want to see the content they choose to see….

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Stephen Cushion: Reporting Elections – Rethinking the Logic of Campaign Coverage

Photo by Elliott Stallion on Unsplash Please join us for this DMRC visiting scholar event! August 14, 1-2.00 pm, Room 607, Level 6, Building Z9, Kelvin Grove Campus. How elections are reported has important implications for the health of democracy and informed citizenship. But how informative are the news media during campaigns? What…

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HDR Masterclass – Communication, Culture and Governance in China and East Asia

Image: Shenzhen, China   This Masterclass is designed for Higher Degree Research (HDR) students considering options in terms of international study and employment, industry engagement and graduate employability, and publications and conference attendance. It brings together leading national and international speakers and will be of…

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Communication, Culture and Governance in China and East Asia symposium

  Image: Shenzhen, China   Please join us for the Communication, Culture and Governance in China and East Asia symposium on Thursday 2 August and Friday 3 August 2018. Co-hosted by the Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), and the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (IASH), The…

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International perspectives on the economics of music – Friday 6 July

In this DMRC hosted seminar, world leading as well as emerging music industry researchers will present their work on the economics of music. Professor Peter Tschmuck will give an overview of the economics of music based on his most recent book with the same name. This will be followed by a presentation about one of the world’s most…

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The Economics of Creativity in an Age of Digital Disruption – July 3

Please join the Intellectual Property and Innovation Law Program and the DMRC for a free symposium to explore ‘The Economics of Creativity’. Many of Australia’s artists and creators struggle to make money from their work. Content intermediaries claim that Australian creators are losing out from copyright infringement and a weak copyright…

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DMRC Fridays special presentation – Romain Guedj, Friday 15 June

The QUT DMRC and the QUT Creative Lab will present The photographic work of Michel Campeau on Friday 15 June at 1.45 – 2.30pm, in Building Z9, at the Kelvin Grove campus of QUT (Room Z9-607). This talk covers the use of digital photography in an artistic context. Through the case study of the photographic work of Michel Campeau,…

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DMRC Fridays Seminar Series 2018 – June 22

  Photograph by Kym Ellis   The second of our DMRC Fridays Seminar Series for 2018 takes place on June 22 with four exciting presentations! Join us to hear about the latest research being generated by Centre members and research students. Please register to attend at the Eventbrite site. June 22: Kelvin Grove Campus…

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