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Professor Jock Given

Professor of Media and Communications
PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia; Bachelor of Arts, University of Queensland, Australia; Bachelor of Laws, University of Queensland, Australia; Bachelor of Commerce, university of Queensland, Australia; Bachelor of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia

Biography

Jock Given researches, writes and teaches about media and communications policy, business, law and history. His work has been published in Telecommunications Policy, Journal of Information Policy, Media and Communication, Business History, Media History, Australian Economic History Review, Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television and Historical Records of Australian Science. His radio documentaries 'Crawfords: Television for the People' and 'Empire State: Ernest Fisk and the World Wide Wireless' were first broadcast by ABC Radio National's Hindsight program in 2014 and 2012. He is a member of the international editorial board of Telecommunications Policy (Elsevier) and a founding associate editor of International Journal of Digital Television (Intellect). Jock previously worked as Director of the Communications Law Centre, Policy Advisor at the Australian Film Commission and Director, Legislation and Industry Economics in the Australian Department of Transport and Communications.

Research interests

Media and communications policy and history; Broadcasting; Media ownership; Digital TV and radio; Broadband; International trade agreements

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

PhD topics and outlines

Media and communications policy, business, law and history: Includes publishing, radio, television and online video, cinema; audiovisual production and distribution; multinational media, communications, internet and IT business; international trade in media and communications services

Honours

Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies - 200102
  • Historical Studies - 210300

Teaching areas

Communication, Journalism and Media Studies;media law

Further information

  • http://apo.org.au/creator/jock-given

Publications

Also published as: Given, Jock; Given, J.; Given, Donald; Given, D.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2015: Spectrum after Scarcity: Rethinking Radiofrequency Management *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme
  • 2010: Imperial Designs: Remaking the Institutions of Global Communications *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme
  • 2010: Spreading Fictions: Distributing Stories in the Online Age *; ARC Linkage Projects Scheme

* Chief Investigator