ECREA2014: A look at day 1

The European communication conference in Lisbon will fire off in just a few hours. Today’s schedule includes a myriad of parallel sessions, of which six are labeled under the section Journalism Studies. Yet many more in other sections relate to journalism. Following are JRN’s picks for today.

Sessions in Journalism Studies -section

11.15 – 12.45
Journalists’ use of Social Media, in room 3A
Reporting Conflict and Disaster, in room 3B

14.30 – 16.00
Journalists’ and Social Media, in room 3A
Journalistic roles, Professional Socialization and Journalism Education, in room 3B

17.30 – 19.00
Quality in the news: diversity, exclusion, accountability, and prestige, in room 3B
Use of digital news: practices, expectations and trust, in room 3A

Other sessions of interest

11.15 – 12.45
Exploring modes of participation, in room 5C
Media Policy-Making Processes, in room 1.05
Journalism and Public Engagement, in room 5A
Mass media, interpersonal communication, and the role of poll reporting, in auditorium II
Formative effects of economic news and new features of media bias, in auditorium III
International perspectives on a global problem: Climate change in the media, in room 1.09
Shock of Democracy? Journalism in Post-Authoritarian Societies, in room 1.06

14.30 – 16.00
Media and Democratic Politics: Revisiting Influence, in room 1.07
Public Service Media in a Changing Environment, in room 1.05
Discourse and gender II, in room 1.02
The power of the medium? International media and audiences, in room 1.03
Media Ethics: New Challenges and Philosophical Prospects, in room 1.10
Political Distrust and the Role of Communication, in auditorium II
Politicians and their relations with the media: Individual and systemic perspectives, in auditorium III

17.30 – 19.00
Rights, Norms and Responsibilities, in room 1.05
The mediated politics of integration and exclusion, in room 1.04
Global Communities, Cosmopolitanism and Development Communication, in room 1.03
Perceiving the media as biased, hostile, and powerful, in auditorium II
Communication and the European Public Sphere, in room 1.08

Full schedule of the conference is available here, and the conference pamphlet here.

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