Publications in English

Call for papers: Constructive Forms in Journalism (special issue of Journalism Practice)

Guest editors Laura Ahva & Mikko Hautakangas invite researchers to submit original research regarding constructive journalism and related topics. Abstracts of 350 words are due by May 31st.  Read more

CFP: Stereotyping in news production

International scientific journal  Sur le journalisme – About journalisme – Sobre jornalismo is proud to announce a new call for papers : Ethnicity, class and gender in news making: Weighing the Impact of Stereotyping in News Production. For more information, see the complete call for papers below in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Read more

Book published study : political journalism in 12 western countries

Comparing Political Journalism is a systematic, in-depth study of the factors that shape and influence political news coverage today. Read more

« IMPACT » Summer School UPEC/UPEM in Paris (July 2016)

Subscription to the Summer school in Paris is open until July 10th. This year’s theme is « IMPACT »: International Media, Political Action & Communication Technologies. The course is available for Masters and PhD level students interested in political and public communication, social movements and transnational media activism, as well as the role of communication technologies in international relations. Suitable academic backgrounds include communication studies, political science, discourse analysis, area and cultural studies and sociology. Read more

CFP: « Constructed/Constructive Journalisme Conference » (Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium)

Brussels’ Institute for Journalism Studies (BIJU), and the department of Applied Linguistics of the VUB (Brussels, Belgium) invite you to submit abstract for their conference on constructed and Constructive Journalism to be held on 8-9 december 2016 (deadline, June 30).  Read more

Call for papers: Local Media Dealing with the Local: Media, Proximity and Community (Ecrea Pre-conference, November 8th, Prague)

 

There are media whose main value is simply the close relationship their proximity provides for and with their audiences. Local and community media are often praised for giving voice to the voiceless, namely invisible local community members. Although being largely ignored by communication researchers, these small-scale media are undoubtedly an irreplaceable part of all media systems and fulfill important functions in society (e.g. the construction of community). Read more

Job opportunity: PhD in Journalism Studies (Cardiff University)

An ESRC-funded PhD in Journalism Studies in the School of Journalism, Media and
Cultural Studies (JOMEC) at Cardiff University is now open to prospective candidates.  Read more

Job opportunity: UBC School of Journalism – Lecturer position (British Columbia)

The University of British Columbia School of Journalism invites applications for a Lecturer position to complement the School’s core strengths in digital, international, environment and public policy journalism as listed on its website: http://journalism.ubc.ca/. Read more

Call for papers: « Journalism and Democracy » – Brazilian Journalism Research

Brazilian journalism research invites you to send for its issue on Journalism and democracy. Accelerated transformations in the political environment have taken place in countries in Latin America, with the emergence of new conservative political forces in the public scene in Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela and Peru, which has made election disputes tenser. Furthermore, in Europe, democracy has been tested and pushed to its limits after the crisis of the Syrian refugees, the attacks in Paris and the Greek economic crisis. Read more

Call for papers: « Journalistic professionalism in the digital age » – Brazilian Journalism Research

Brazilian journalism research invites you to send for its issue on Journalistic professionalism. Journalistic professionalism has been a contentious concept throughout its existence. Making journalism a profession stood behind the initial idea of establishing journalism schools, mostly at a tertiary level. These would provide the education enabling journalists to perform the role of information provider knowledgably, responsibly and accurately. Such professional expertise would also underpin journalism’s claim as being an essential part in political, social and cultural life of a country. Read more

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