AJE Winter Conference 2017: Book your place now for ‘Futureproofing Journalism Education’

AJE Winter Conference 2017: Book your place now for ‘Futureproofing Journalism Education’

The AJE Winter Conference will take place on January 20, 2017 (9.30am-4.00pm) at the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Campus. The theme of this conference is Futureproofing Journalism Education. Bookings can be made here (Reserve your place via the link. The £15 payment is made on the day. Cash or cheque) (more…)...
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Sarah Jones on organising the AJE June conference

Sarah Jones on organising the AJE June conference

The June 2015 conference was attended by nearly 100 UK and overseas academics and was one of the most successful AJE events to date.  A product of nearly six months of hard work by the Committee, here Sarah Jones, conference co-organiser and Associate Head of Media, Coventry University, explains how it all came together... I have just organised the Future of Journalism Education, along with Kathy Watson from the host institution, University of Greenwich. It was one of our most well attended conferences and in probably one of the most aesthetically pleasing locations. We had a brilliant keynote in the form of BBC’s James Harding and a whole range of conference presentations from ditching shorthand, the value of accreditation, finding feature ideas and multiple uses of social media. So how did we do it? Kathy and I naturally divided up the role. I put out the initial call for papers and we were inundated with abstracts. I looked after that side of...
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