A panel discussion hosted by CMCL, IPRIA and Melbourne Business School
Who owns the News?
MELBOURNE: Thursday 8 July – Coles Theatre, Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne, 6pm – 7.30pm (Registration from 5:30pm)
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Kwanghui Lim, Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne
Sam Ricketson, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne
News Corporation is about to start charging for online access to its news. It says the future of old media in the digital age is that consumers will pay for online news content in a similar way as for hard copy 'newspapers' – and it seems to be far from alone in its plans. But is this a sound approach in legal and business terms? The question will be examined by a distinguished panel of legal and economic experts, chaired by Sam Ricketson