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It’s Monday: News and events this week

Last week we wrote about MI2015 conference, about how immigration is framed in Western media, and how readers still trust news websited over social media. We also told you about a new Nordicom book on gender roles and media and about not one, but two recent Finnish doctoral dissertations: one about popular music, the other about changes in the freedom of speech. Later in the week we recapped the CEECOM2015 conference for you.

Events this week

Today, on Monday 15th June beings the Media Education Conference in Salla, Finland. The three-day event is organized by the University of Lapland. MEC is told to be an informal and friendly conference to exchange ideas about media education, educational use of ICTs and learning environments.

Further information is available here.

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An international conference titled Shaping the Future of News Media begins on Wednesday in Barcelona, Spain. This conference is held around the theme of Integrated Journalism Education, Research and Innovation.This event, too, is a three-day event. Organized by Integrated Journalism in Europe Consortium.

Further information is available here.

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Cardiff University organizes a conference and a workshop called Surveillance and Citizenship: State-Media-Citizen Relations After the Snowden Leaks in Cardiff, United Kingdom. The event begins on Thursday, 18th June, and it focuses on the media citizen relationships in UK.

Read more about the two-day event here.

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This weekend has many, many conferences and other events to attend to. For example, the Third International Scientific-Expert Conference on media and PR begins on Friday in Bijelo Polje, Montenegro.

The event’s theme is “Public Media Service and Public Interest” and it is organized by the Union of Local Public Broadcasters of Montenegro, the Academy of Social Sciences, Local Public Broadcaster Radio Bijelo Polje and the journal Media and Communication (Mediji i komunikacije). Further information is available here.

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Also on Friday begins the Reframing Media Studies/Cultural Studies in the Age of Global Crisis in London, United Kingdom. This is the first day of the two-day event, organized by the University of Westminster.

Further information about the conference is available here.

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And the third event to begin on Friday in Europe: Public service media in the digital mediascapes in Warsaw, Poland. The two-day event is organized by University University of Warsaw and Institute of Journalism (Warsaw). The conference will be held both in English and Polish.

Further information is available here.

Other news this week

Sweden’s Media Barometer 2014 has been published recently. Did you know that an average Swede spends as much as 6.5 hours using media each day? Read the rest here.

 

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