CFP | 15.6. | Online journalism conference #6COBCIBER

The organization of the VI International Conference on Online Journalism (#6COBCIBER) invites interested researchers to submit, until June 15, proposals for communications to be presented at the Conference. These should preferably address the topic “Threats to Online Journalism”. The conference is held on 22 and 23 November, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto.

Possible topics include:

– Fake news;

– Post truth;

– Clickbait;

– Sponsored content;

– End of Internet neutrality;

– Disinformation;

– Immediatism and publication without verification;

– Infotainment;

– Sensationalism;

– Viral content;

– Manipulation;

– Bias;

– Decontamination;

– Self-publishing;

– Amateur publication;

– Anonymity;

– Sedentary lifestyle;

– Multitasking production;

– Disinvestment;

– Disintermediation;

– Deregulation;

– Precariousness;

– Social networks;

– Search engines;

– Aggregators;

– Predation of contents;

– Trafficking in personal data;

– Intrusive advertising;

– Ad blockers;

– Automation;

– Robots.

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Proposals, in abstract form, may be written in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English. Deadline for 400-500 word abstracts is 15 June 2018.

Link to full call for papers.

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