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CFP | 7.9. | Gamifying news

Convergence, The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, is calling for papers for its special issue “Gamifying News: Playful approaches to public engagement”. As a natural continuation of the long-term trend of seeing ‘news as entertainment’, playful content, distributed virally, can easily influence political discourse and election outcomes, marginalising conventional gatekeepers. In addition, … Continued


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CFP | 15.4. | Bridges of media education

The 10th The Bridges of Media Education conference is now accepting paper proposals. The event will take place in Novi Sad, Serbia, on the 14th and 15th of September 2018. Selected conference papers will undergo peer review and be published in an edited volume. The conference is organized around five themes: Public broadcasting services in … Continued


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CFP | 30.4. | Women in sports media

The journal Feminist Media Studies is calling for essays for its thematic issue, entitled “Women in Sports Media: New Scholarly Engagements”. The contributions would be published in the journal’s “Commentary and Criticism” section. The issue is looking to expand scholarly discussions beyond the critique of representations. The editors have listed a number of potential topics, … Continued


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CFP | 31.5. | New media studies: re-examining articulations of theory, practice and context

The two-day International Conference on Media and Communication (ICMAC) titled “New Media Studies: Re-examining Articulations of Theory, Practice and Context” will be held on 21-22 September 2018, at SIMC, Symbiosis Knowledge Village, Lavale, Pune, India, is calling for papers. Besides, the above research paper sub-themes, this conference will have a unique ‘Emerging Scholars Section’ where … Continued


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CFP | 10.6. | Ownership and management in the African media

The conference “Ownership Structures and Managerial Challenges in the African Media and Telecommunications Sectors”, held 8-9 November 2018 at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, is calling for papers. The conference addresses ownership structures and managerial practices within the telecommunications and media sectors in Africa. Seeking not only to advance research in the field but also … Continued


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CFP | 31.5. | Journalism practice and the digital age

The International Conference on Media & Communication 2018 is calling for paper proposals. The event will take place in Pune, India, on the 21st and 22nd of September 2018. The event is organised by the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication. This year’s conference is entitled “New Media Studies: Re-examining Articulations of Theory, Practice and … Continued


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CFP | Open | Entries for The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society

The editor of an encyclopedia on mass media is calling for contribution proposals. The 5-volume book is entitled “The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society” and it is missing authors for 78 headwords. Prospective authors may also propose additional headwords. The full call for contributions is available from the ECREA mailing list archive.


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CFP | 4.5. | Fake news and media education

The Media Education 2018 conference is calling for contribution proposals. The event will be hosted by the National Library and Archives of Québec, in Canada, on the 9th and 10th of November 2018. The conference seeks to join academics, journalists and interested members of the lay public. The organisers welcome a variety of contributions, including … Continued


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CFP | 15.4. | Taboo and the media deadline extended

The deadline for submitting paper abstracts for the Taboo and the Media conference has been extended from March 15th to April 15th. The event will be held at Bertinoro, Italy, between the 20th and 22nd of September 2018. Sending out acceptance notifications has also been postponed by one month, to May 15th. Our original news … Continued


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CFP | 30.5. | Sociocultural frontiers of journalism in Brazil and in Francophone space

The 1st Brazil-France-Francophone Belgium Journalism Research Conference titled “The Sociocultural Frontiers of Journalism in Brazil and in Francophone space”, is calling for proposals. The conference will be held 12-13 November 2018 in São Paulo, Brazil. Studying the socio-cultural boundaries of journalism requires one to reflect on the dynamics of transformation, diversification and cooperation between journalists … Continued