The Emerging Issues in Communications Research & Policy conference series extends the well-respected Communications  Policy & Research Forum (CPRF) series which ran from 2005-2011.

The conference is supported by the News & Media Research Centre (N&MRC) at the University of Canberra and Policy Online. Event chairs: Associate Professor Jerry Watkins and Adjunct Professor Franco Papandrea.

Thanks to the organising committee Kerry McCallum, Sora Park, Megan Deas, Glen Fuller, Gerard Goggin and Julian Thomas.

The Research Direction panel is co-hosted by the department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney.

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