Journalism Education: Post-Truth, Post-Trump and Trust
Online, June 25, 10am-4.00pm
Journalism educators and journalists from across the world will explore the range of responses by journalism educators to the challenges relating to trust in journalism within our communities.
Final details of all contributors and schedule to be released shortly, but please take this opportunity to sign up now.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
10.10am-11.40am SESSION 1
What are journalists for anymore in a post-pandemic/post-Trump world?
Dr Margaret Hughes, University of the West of Scotland
Bolsonarism and censorship: the impacts of surveillance and democracy erosion on Journalism Education in Brazil
Dr Ivana Ebel, University of Derby & Dr Janara Nicoletti, Observatory of Journalistic Ethics (objETHOS), Brazil
In praise of bias
Prof Brian Winston, University of Lincoln & Dr Matthew Winston, University of Leicester
Destructive storytelling: a new approach to understanding disinformation and its destructive impact on the democratic function of the news media
Dr Imke Henkel, University of Lincoln
11.45am-1.00pm SESSION 2
The role of local media outlets and hyperlocal news sites in England during the COVID-19 pandemic
Rachel Ammonds, Worcester University
Remote voices: have new ways of working during the pandemic impacted on the diversity of sources in television news?
Ian Bucknell, University of Leeds
Local media and local government
Tor Clarke, University of Leicester
2.00pm-2.45pm: KEYNOTE SPEAKER – NICK BRYANT, BBC
3.00pm – 4.15pm SESSION 3
Post Brexit, Post Pandemic: Reshaping Public Administration Teaching for Journalism Students
Kate Ironside, University of Northampton
The disappearing newsroom and the backpack journalist: challenges and opportunities
Deborah Wilson David, Nottingham Trent University
Corrections and clarifications: the undermining of journalism by societal ‘authorities’ and how we teach journalistic resilience
Sarah Drummond, Newcastle University
4.15pm CLOSE & THANKS