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DMRC Member Jenny Hou awarded a 2019 Legacy Scholar Grant

One of our newest DMRC members, Dr Jenny Hou, has just been awarded a 2019 Legacy Scholar Grant by The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication. The Arthur W. Page Center at the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State awards grants of $500 to $15,000 each to support scholars and professionals…

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Are Facebook, Google, and Amazon the Future of Media? 4 April at Kelvin Grove

CHASS, QUT Digital Media Research Centre and QUT Creative Industries present HASS Stars Public Lecture delivered by Professor Amanda Lotz on Thursday 4 April from 5.30pm. Are Facebook, Google, and Amazon the Future of Media? The lines between ‘tech’ and media industries have grown blurry and we are increasingly uncertain about their…

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DMRC Fridays Seminar Series 2019 – April 12

The first of our DMRC Fridays Seminar Series for 2019 takes place on April 12 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. April 12: Kelvin Grove Campus: Z9 607: 1-3pm.   Who is Amanda Lotz and what…

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DMRC and the School of Communication recognised as world leaders

QUT has been recognised in a new international ranking as the top university in Australia, and 16th in the world, in communication and media studies. In the latest QS Rankings, QUT has jumped 15 places up the rankings for communication and media studies. It is now four places ahead of the University of Sydney which is the only other…

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Trends in education and research in the Creative Industries

Twenty years after the Creative Industries Mapping Documents were released by the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport, QUT researchers discussed trends and future growth in the industry from the world’s first university with a dedicated Creative Industries Faculty. You can view the presentations by Distinguished Professor…

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Market power in the digital age: the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry

(Published on Medium) From ACCC (2018). Digital Platform Inquiry Preliminary Report, p. 22. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)’s Digital Platforms Inquiry Preliminary Report is a landmark study internationally into the question of whether global digital platforms can exercise undue market power in news and…

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DMRC Fridays Seminar Series 2018 – November 23rd

                  Photo by Hello I’m Nik on Unsplash The fourth and final of our DMRC Fridays Seminar Series for 2018 takes place on November 23 with four exciting presentations! Join us to hear about the latest research being generated by Centre members and research students. November 23: Kelvin Grove Campus: Z9 607: 1-3pm. YouTube…

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CreateX 2018

CreateX is back for 2018 with another immersive festival of performances, exhibitions, fashion shows, screenings and panel discussions. Held at the Creative Industries Precinct, Kelvin Grove from 13-17 November, this event is presented by QUT Creative Industries and is a collaboration between QUT’s emerging creatives, researchers and…

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New Staff at the QUT School of Communication/DMRC

The School of Communication/DMRC welcome new staff appointments in 2019. Amanda Lotz – Capacity Building Professor. Amanda is currently a professor in the Departments of Communication Studies and Screen Arts and Cultures at the University of Michigan. She earned a Ph.D. in Radio-Television-Film and certificate in women’s studies from the…

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Agnieszka Leszczynski – Glitchy vignettes of platform urbanism

Photo by Jezael Melgoza on Unsplash November 26, 2018: 1-2pm. Kelvin Grove: Z9-607 There has been a flurry of recent activity around ‘platform urbanism’ as the nascent disruption of city services, urban spaces, and everyday life by digital platforms. Diverging from dominant narratives of platform urbanism as the subsumption of all…

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