Star Wars and the exploitation of Australia

December 16th, 2015

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As the much-awaited seventh instalment of sci-fi space epic Star Wars is released in Australia, Professor Toby Miller, the Sir Walter Murdoch Professor of Cultural Policy Studies at Murdoch University, writes about the 'dark side' of the money-making behemoth.

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Can 30-second ads save newspapers?

June 10th, 2013

A researcher from Murdoch University’s Audience Labs suggests news outlets should take advantage of positive attitudes to online TV ads to raise revenue.

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Presidential debates may be funnier than popular sitcoms

November 5th, 2012

Researchers from Murdoch University’s Audience Labs have created a new technique for gauging real-time audience reaction to the US Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates.

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