Lots of creatives will struggle to qualify for the next round of government job support.
Fewer books will be available to South Africans, and the books remaining under copyright will be more expensive, if the country gives in to US pressure to extend its copyright term.
A survey of creative businesses in Wales reveals concern over labour force, red tape and access to European markets and funding sources.
From 2000 to 2013, less than a third of gendered pronouns within articles (for example, 'he' and 'she') referred to women.
A project to protect producers from food fraud by verifying and promoting the provenance of the region's beef exports to China turned out to be a source of creative work in the region as well.
Since 2017, only 13% of full-length works by Australia's major dance companies have been choreographed by women.
The federal government should set the country on an innovation path that takes account of where some of the strongest job growth is occurring.
A new project documents who uses urban industrial lands slated for redevelopment. It reveals a vibrant but largely hidden sector at the interface between creative industries and small manufacturing.
The notion of the creative sector driving fulfilling work as cities shed old industries has worn thin. But those creatives might be delivering value of a different kind, offering a more human future.
A comparison of 36 Australian cities finds that, unlike Europe, the data on their creativity and culture are not closely linked to their capacity to generate economic value and social well-being.
The digital pin-ups' business models actually inhibit serendipity and, indeed, innovation by absorbing entire markets into the sealed-off space of their platforms.
The corporate world has taken the lead in promoting various creative/smart city visions, which struggle to be inclusive, let alone entrust citizens with control over their lives.
Writers like Frank Moorhouse and Ben Eltham have proposed new long-term fellowships to support writing. But a better way may be more smaller grants, offering opportunities for travel.
The defining characteristics of our species will make us and our labour relevant in a new era.
When municipal or state governments join forces with smaller creative communities to shape urban regeneration the results can be far-reaching.
Cities seeking to attract creative industries have relied heavily on the cluster concept. New research suggests a technology-driven transformation of how the sector works calls for a new approach.
The Productivity Commission's draft report on Australia's intellectual property system is good. Shame it is likely to be still-born.
Art has been sidelined and is in danger of only becoming a subject for the privileged.
People who work in the arts often accept terrible working conditions and low (or non-existent) pay as the price of admission – and that has a real impact on mental health.
South Africa is increasingly beginning to focus on the potential role cultural and creative industries can play in job creation and economic growth.