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Culture Media Economy (CME) is a research hub at the School of Media Film and Journalism at Monash University. It is led by Professor Mark Andrejevic.
CME's active research strands are:
Culture, Media, Economy (CME) is a response to the current conjuncture in which new financial and business models, technologies, socio-cultural dynamics and geo-political configurations have radically transformed our understandings and practices of culture, media and economy. Though faced with a unique contemporary conjuncture CME draws on long standing disciplinary approaches from the political economy of the media, cultural studies, communications studies and critical cultural policy studies. CME also looks to emergent research around social and locative media, ubiquitous computing and the city, labour in the cultural economy, and the post-neoliberal agenda.
CME has on-going funding from the Monash Arts Faculty’s Focus programme, and has developed links with the following institutions:
CME is also at the centre of a new Monash-Shanghai Jiaotong (School of Media and Design) Global Cultural Economy Research Hub.