Call for abstracts – Mapping the Magazine 4

Call for abstracts – Mapping the Magazine 4

‘Mapping the Magazine’ is a series of conferences established by Tim Holmes of the Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC). Three conferences have run so far - in 2011, 2007 and 2005. [Image: Flickr/Katie Lips] The fourth Mapping the Magazine conference will be held at the University of Sydney, Department of Media and Communications, from December 12 – 14, 2016. As in the past, the conference aims to create an intimate meeting of magazine scholars from many disciplines (Media and Communications, Journalism, Gender and Cultural Studies, Sociology, Linguistics, English, History, Visual Communications…) who are interested in exploring the current state of magazine research and possibly developing collaborative research projects. The conference is open to all scholars working in the broad field of magazine research. Contributors could, however, consider the following topics: The place of print in the ecology of magazine publishing The concept of ‘magazine media’ Business models and distribution ‘Wrappering’ (using Snapchat/Facebook Instant Articles/Medium etc. to wrap around...
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Call for papers – training versus education

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 university, pressure from the industry, pressure from accreditors. The future for students: providing a balance between education and training. The future for journalism: our part in developing the talent of tomorrow. The future for journalism educators and trainers: What will both industry and the academy expect of us. Accreditation: should we, can we, do we want to? This list is not exhaustive and we will consider any paper on the general theme. We are also intending to hold research networking seminars to allow members to allow members to contact others working in similar fields, proposals so far are for network groups on media history, technology and ethics and...
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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. It will seek to determine the changes in style, method and practice of the work of the war correspondent and examine the changes in attitudes to, and how the public view war from the high point of imperialism to the present day jihad. By mixing historical analysis with contributions from modern war reporters it will analyse such subjects as the role of propaganda in winning over the public to support wars of aggression, the portrayal of war as entertainment, the use of technology in war reporting and the lives, and sadly often the deaths of those who take on this most dangerous and disturbing vocation. It is...
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Call for papers on entrepreneurial journalism

Call for papers on entrepreneurial journalism

A special issue of Journalism Practice will explore what is understood by entrepreneurial journalism not just in the classroom but also in industry, and examine the impact of the embrace of entrepreneurialism by the world of journalism on the world of journalism. Submissions are invited that address themes such as: Best practices in entrepreneurial journalism education Issues and concerns in entrepreneurial journalism education Comparative analysis of teaching entrepreneurial journalism Ethics of entrepreneurial journalism Conflict between the ethos of journalism and the values of business Perspectives of academics, students, journalists, editors Case studies of entrepreneurial journalism These themes are indicative, and authors are encouraged to contact the guest editor to discuss potential articles. Deadline for abstracts: January 2015. Abstracts should be emailed to Guest Editor: Professor Kevin Rafter, Dublin City University, Ireland, kevin.rafter@dcu.ie Further information ...
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