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Grant Award View - GA28477

Platform governance: rethinking internet regulation as media policy

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GA ID:
GA28477
Agency:
Australian Research Council
Approval Date:
27-Nov-2018
Publish Date:
18-Dec-2018
Category:
Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Research
Grant Term:
8-Apr-2019 to 7-Apr-2022
Original: 1-Jan-2019 to 31-Dec-2021
Value (AUD):
$378,000.00 (GST inclusive where applicable)
Variations:

Ad hoc/One-off:
No
Aggregate Grant Award:
No

PBS Program Name:
ARC 18/19 Discovery
Grant Program:
Discovery Projects
Grant Activity:
Platform governance: rethinking internet regulation as media policy
Purpose:
This project aims to investigate the regulatory and policy implications of understanding global digital platforms as media companies. Responding to ongoing public concern about these companies’ self-management of online communication and social media, this project will evaluate regulatory approaches to mediating abusive, offensive, defamatory and potentially illegal digital content. The project will develop detailed recommendation for reform based on case studies in Australia, the European Union, the United States of America and New Zealand, enabling media policy makers to more effectively regulate digital media platforms to better align with contemporary public interest rationales.

GO ID:
GO Title:
Discovery Projects commencing in 2019
Internal Reference ID:
DP19 Round 1
Selection Process:
Targeted or Restricted Competitive

Confidentiality - Contract:
No
Confidentiality - Outputs:
No

Grant Recipient Details

Recipient Name:
Queensland University of Technology
Recipient ABN:
83 791 724 622

Grant Recipient Location

Suburb:
BRISBANE CITY
Town/City:
BRISBANE CITY
Postcode:
4000
State/Territory:
QLD
Country:
AUSTRALIA

Grant Delivery Location

State/Territory:
QLD
Postcode:
4000
Country:
AUSTRALIA

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