* How is theorizing in fields such as political communication, media
production (journalism, PR, advertising and entertainment), media
structures and economics, health and science communication, media
psychology and other areas being challenged in the face of recent
* How might key concepts in communication research, such as audience,
media exposure, or even mass communication, be re-articulated in the
face of digitization, globalization, or other trends?
* How is normative theorizing about the media, including notions of
press freedom, professionalism, journalistic objectivity and
authority as well as the media’s role as “fourth Estate” challenged
by digitization, globalization, or other trends?