Terry Flew is Professor of Communication and Creative Industries in the Creative Industries Faculty at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and a researcher with the Digital Media Research Centre in the School of Communication. He is also affiliated with the Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology (BEST) Centre.
He is the author of 13 books (five edited), including Understanding Global Media, Politics, Media and Democracy in Australia, Media Economics and Global Creative Industries.
He is the current President of the International Communications Association (ICA) . He has been an Executive Board member of the International Communications Association since 2013, and was President of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) in 2009-10. He currently leads an Australian Research Council Discovery Project on Digital Platform Governance and the Future of Media Policy.
In 2011-12, Professor Flew chaired the Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the National Media Classification Scheme. The ALRC's Final Report, Classification - Content Regulation and Convergent Media, was tabled in Federal Parliament in March 2012.
He has served on the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts for Humanities and Creative Arts (HCA) from 2013-15, and was on the Research Evaluation Committee for Humanities and Creative Arts in the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia research evaluation exercise. In 2019, he was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
President of the International Communication Association (ICA) 2019-2020