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News values revisited (again!)

AJE members Tony Harcup of University of Sheffield and Deirdre O’Neill of University of Huddersfield have re-examined news values in the latest issue of Journalism Studies . [Image: BBC / Wikipedia] What is News? It certainly feels like an apt time to re-examine that commonly set undergraduate essay question. Have traditional news values really gone […]

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Research grants for AJE members

The AJE is pleased to offer up to three research grants of at least £1,500 to its members. The grants are designed to assist AJE members develop a research project for publication and applications from those new to HE or early career researchers are particularly welcome. The terms of the grant are that it should […]

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Call for papers – training versus education

The AJE Summer Conference will take place on June 23 and 24 at the London Campus of Newcastle University based in the City. The theme of the conference will be Training v Education and we are calling for papers and presentations around the theme which will cover such topics as: Curriculum choices: Pressures from the […]

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Call for chapters: War reporting

There is a call for chapters for Reporting from the Wars 1850 – 2015. Editors: Barry Turner, Geoff Adams and Sanem Şahin. Publisher: Vernon Press (USA) The book will be a compilation of historical and contemporary stories of the war correspondent and battlefield photographer from the earliest days of modern war reporting to the present. […]

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Joy of Six for Journalism Professor

George Orwell Now!, an edited collection of essays on Orwell’s life and writings, is one of six books published in 2015 by Richard Lance Keeble, Professor of Journalism at the University of Lincoln. The book, published by Peter Lang of New York, is a follow-up to the symposium Keeble, who is chair of the Orwell […]

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The AJE Spring Conference

The AJE Spring Conference at the University of West Scotland, London campus was held on  Friday 15 January 2016. Check out the live blog from the day   The schedule is as follows: 10.00        Welcome 1015          Jonathan Hewett, City University – “Can you believe they’re not on Facebook?”: Journalism    educators’ […]

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Uclan lecturer in sports journalism

University of Central Lancashire is seeking a senior lecturer in Sports Journalism. Closing date: 6/12/15 They are looking for someone to lead and develop a BA/MA in Sports Journalism. Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer in Sports Journalism position to lead and develop our BA/MA Sports Journalism programmes. UCLan is one of the UK’s […]

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Solent looks for a new course leader

There is a vacancy for a Course Leader for Southampton Solent’s BA (Hons) Journalism degree.. Closing Date: Sunday 22nd November Interview date: Monday 7th December The School of Communications and Marketing is seeking to recruit a Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Journalism degree. Candidates will have a proven track record of course leading at […]

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