Monthly Archives: February 2014

CREATe Senior Research Associate Vacancy at University of East Anglia

UEA50The School of Political, Social and International Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of East Anglia wishes to appoint a Senior Research Associate to work with Professor John Street on a part-time basis (25%FTE) until 31 March 2015 on ‘The Regulation of the Collecting Societies’. This project is part of the AHRC CREATe project. We are looking for someone with experience of comparative policy research or of cultural policy, particularly as it applies to the music industry. Continue reading

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How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Focus Groups

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Image from Hugh Hancock’s new film ‘Death Knight Love Story’

One of the Hot Topics in the big media / tech crossover world recently has been data-driven storytelling. Wired breathlessly reported that Hollywood gurus have reverse-engineered a “formula for success” from audience data. Netflix has revealed its ability to data-mine genres that they already know their audience will like.

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CREATe Working Paper 2014/2, The Future Implications of the Usedsoft Decision, Available Now

The twelfth release in CREATe’s Working Paper Series is now available for download. The Future Implications of the Usedsoft Decision by Paul L.C Torremans explores the impact of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision in the Usedsoft vs Oracle case, which concerned the marketing and redistribution of used software licenses.

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