• Terry Flew
  • fellow
  • Professor Terry Flew FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2019
  • Section: Cultural and Communication Studies

  • Biography:
  • Terry Flew is Professor of Communication and Creative Industries in the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology, and a researcher with the Digital Media Research Centre in the School of Communication, and the Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology Centre. He is the author of 13 books (four edited), including Understanding Global Media (2018); Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia (2017); Media Economics (2015); Global Creative Industries (2013); New Media: An Introduction (2014); and Creative Industries, Culture and Policy (2012). His work has been translated into Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Persian and Polish languages.

    He has been the President of the International Communications Association (ICA) during 2019-20, and organised the ICA Annual Conference in Washington DC in 2019. He has been an Executive Board member of the International Communications Association since 2013, and was President of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) in 2009-10.

    He has been involved in research activities that have generated over $7million in research income. Grants include ARC Discovery projects on creative industries in China, digital platform governance and the future of media policy, creative industries in suburban areas, and east Asian media production, as well as ARC Linkage projects on citizen journalism, web counselling for young people, social media and crisis communication, and creative industries in regional Australia.

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