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Nominations called for lifetime achievement award

The AJE executive committee is calling for nominations for the AJE Lifetime Achievement Award. Previous recipients of the Award have included Richard Keeble who is professor of journalism at University of Lincoln. The AJE may, no more than once each year, endow a single lifetime achievement award to a retired or retiring member who has […]

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Training versus Education – book your ticket to the AJE June Conference

The AJE is delighted to announce that Mark Deuze of the University of Amsterdam will be keynote speaker at the June Conference in London. [Image: Wikimedia Commons] Dr Deuze is professor of Media Studies, specialising in journalism, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities. The conference theme will be training versus education and […]

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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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Academics urged to give views on BBC Charter Review

Journalism academics have been invited to sign a letter from MeCCSA expressing concerns about the BBC Charter Review. (image: David Holt / Flickr) Natalie Fenton, Chair of MeCCSA, writes: “This Charter Review signals the most serious challenge to the purposes and funding of the BBC in a generation. Whatever your views on the future funding, […]

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AJE Conference – Ellie Levenson on teaching students to find feature ideas

The AJE June conference was attended by nearly 100 overseas and UK academics. We have video highlights coming very shortly, including the keynote. But, straight off the editing Mac, we have Ellie Levenson of Goldsmith’s College, London presenting  Out of thin air: teaching students to find ideas for features. No journalist will ever be short […]

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