A summary report on the IIC Australia Chapter in-person event which took place on 1 March 2021. During this meeting, panellists discussed their views on the Federal Government’s Media Reform Green Paper and it’s direction. Access the report here.
IIC Director General Lynn Robinson took up her post in March 2020, just as the Covid-19 outbreak began turning into a pandemic. Here she reflects on her first 12 months leading the institute. 1. Your first year at the IIC obviously hasn’t been what you were expecting, but what’s been the hardest part? When I… [Read More]
A message from IIC President, Chris Chapman on International Women’s Day 2021. Watch here.
Summary Report on the IIC Singapore Chapter Webinar: Artificial Intelligence Standards and Trade in ASEAN Click here to read or download the webinar report.
Social network will restore news pages after amendments to media bill An agreement has been reached between Facebook and the Australian government over changes to the proposed media bargaining code, reports Reuters. The deal means that Facebook will begin restoring news pages taken down in response to the original draft of the code. The changes centre on… [Read More]
Stakes are raised as media industry faces watershed moment The Financial Times reports on the latest move in the debate on the news media law due to come into effect in Australia. Facing the requirement to license news from publishers, Facebook has instead blocked news from Australian publishers anywhere on its platform. Amid mounting criticism, the… [Read More]