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CFP | 15.8. | Digital media and democracy in the Americas

#ISOJ Journal, the official research publication of the International Symposium on Online Journalism, is seeking extended abstracts (up to 1,000 words) for a special issue on “Digital Media and Democracy in the Americas”. The submitted papers can deal with, but not limited to, the following questions: How have the news media performed their democratic duties … Continued


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CFP | 1.11. | Refugees, media, and public opinion

The journal Mass Communication and Society is calling for papers for its issue on “Refugees, Media, and Public Opinion: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives”. The special issue invites empirical contributions that: study the depiction of the “refugee crisis” in mediated communication, preferably across different types of media or outlets; focus on how mediated depictions influence individuals’ … Continued


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CFP | 30.6. | Disinformation and digital media as a challenge for democracy

The sixth volume in the “European Integration and Democracy” book series titled “Disinformation and digital media as a challenge for democracy” is calling for chapters. “This book is motivated, to a large extent, by the recent developments in information, misinformation and disinformation practices. From the beginning of history, various and diverse means or channels of … Continued


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CFP | 30.6. | Emerging Chinese theory and practice of media

“Emerging Chinese theory and practice of media” is the focus of a 2018 issue of the journal Languages Cultures Mediations (Issue nr. 2 vol. 5, publication December 2018). Co-editors Hugo de Burgh, Emma Lupano, and Bettina Mottura would like to remind their invitation for submissions of full papers by 30 June 2018. In recent years, … Continued


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CFP | 18.6. | Gender, migration, and the media

The Commentary and Criticism section of Feminist Media Studies is calling for papers on the topic “Gender, Migration, and the Media”. The “Commentary and Criticism” section of /Feminist Media Studies/ aims to publish brief (~1000 words), timely responses to current issues in feminist media culture, for an international readership. Submissions may pose a provocation, describe … Continued


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CFP | 27.7. | Fake news, bots and cyber-propaganda in Africa

“African Digital Media Review”, a Special Annual Issue of African Journalism Studies invites submissions of abstracts (maximum 300 words) for its fifth issue, whose focus is on ‘fake news, bots and cyber-propaganda in Africa’. Fake news encapsulates stories that are generally false, but have enormous popular appeal and are shared far and wide. This includes … Continued


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CFP | 15.6. | International Journal of Press/Politics conference

October 10-12 2018, the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford will host the fourth International Journal of Press/Politics conference, focused on academic research on the relation between media and political processes around the world. Examples of relevant topics include the political implications of current changes in the media, the … Continued


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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 … Continued


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CFP | 22.6. | Sports media and femininity

The symposium “New research agendas for the study of sports media (re)presentation(s) of sportswomen and femininity” is calling for papers. The event will be held at the Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences of Northumbria University on 12th October 2018. This one-day BSA Early Career Forum event provides an inter/cross-disciplinary platform to explore different … Continued


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CFP | 30.5. | Digital literacy, fake news and education

The journal Cultura y Educación is calling for papers for its issue “Digital Literacy, Fake News and Education”. “A revolution is going on at the very moment you read these words and you are repeatedly participating in it every time you log in. As with every revolution, the digital one started from a passion, a … Continued