Should the NSW Government have more interest in the state’s creative future? How are the arts related to NSW’s economic fortunes? What can be done to resuscitate the arts? I am part of a team of organisers who are asking… more
Tony Moore provides a credible option for ending the terms of partisan appointments to the ABC board, and shows how we can rescue the public broadcasting debate from the culture wars.
CPD Director Miriam Lyons and fellow Emma Dawson will join international researchers to present a workshop titled Narratives of Inclusion: Multiculturalism versus Plural Monoculturalism in Liberal Democracies at the 12th International Metropolis Conference on Migration, Economic Growth and Social Cohesion… more
In this draft discussion paper Emma Dawson and Miriam Lyons outline the basic principles that should underpin our public broadcasting policy, and suggest some ways to better equip the ABC and SBS to meet the needs of Australian citizens.
Emma Dawson asks what it would take to ensure that our ABC remains in the service of the Australian public, rather than the Government.
Submission to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) In response to MEETING THE DIGITAL CHALLENGE Reforming Australia’s media in the digital age DISCUSSION PAPER ON MEDIA REFORM OPTIONS By Emma Dawson Media Policy Coordinator New Matilda… more
The New Matilda Media Convenor Emma Dawson responded to Meeting the digital challenge, Minister Helen Coonan’s discussion paper on media reform, in a submission to the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts last week. The submission presents the… more
Communications minister Senator Helen Coonan released her long-awaited proposal for changes to Australian media ownership laws yesterday. The Centre for Policy Development Media Convenor Emma Dawson provides our readers with a summary of the key points contained in Coonan’s discussion… more
‘The old fashioned notion of setting out to discover what is really going on in the lives of such families and their communities has ceased to be the primary purpose of journalism. The circularity of the management of ideas and… more