Social Media and News: A Roundtable discussion with A/Prof Vibodh Parthasarathi

9 May 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
This roundtable with presenter Vibodh Parthasarathi will address key questions in the field of journalism in the era of platformisation. How is the Platform Press evolving internationally? What parallels and lessons are there to be drawn from Indian social media use and its intersection with Australian news and social media use? How are the powerful multinational social media platforms that are reforming media and communication globally doing so in the world’s largest democracy?

Paul Lazarsfeld and Facebook: Re-Reading Personal Influence in an Age of Social Media

4 May 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
In this presentation Tom O’Regan ponders the remarkable continuity of thinking connecting Paul Lazarsfeld and Mark Zuckerberg observing how each was centrally concerned not with the media providers nor indeed with media users but with establishing “audience measurement” and “metrics”—the pivotal middle bit between media providers and their audiences.

2017 WiP Conference: Snapshots

29 August 2017 6:15pm30 August 2017 9:00pm