The Fifth International Conference on Historical News Discourses is still accepting submissions. The deadline has been extended to February the 8th. The event is to take place in Porto, Portugal, from 11th to 13th of June. The event is organized by University Fernando Pessoa.
The focus of the conference is on historical news discourses, spanning time from the days of first newspapers to the beginning of the 20th century. Of specific interest are the stances news discourses took toward historical events and how, in turn, those discourse came to mould the world around them. Discussion is also invited over early journalistic practices, widely interpreted.
Further information of the event is available here.