The Future of Journalism Conference 2017

14/09/2017 - 15/09/2017, All Day


The sixth in this series of biennial research-based conferences, to be hosted by the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, will focus on the topic – The Future of Journalism: Journalism in a Post-Truth Age?

The call for papers is now open and invites contributions from those interested in the study, practice, regulation or reform of journalism.

Titles and abstracts for papers (250 words max) are invited by January 31st, 2017 and should be submitted via the email address – Further details of the Call for Papers.

Submissions on all aspects of journalism are welcomed, but contributions addressing the theme of “Journalism in a post-truth age?” are particularly encouraged.

The conference’s distinguished keynote speakers will be: Silvio Waisbord (George Washington University, US) and Claire Wardle (First Draft).

Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communication and former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics.

Claire Wardle is the Executive Director of First Draft, a non-profit dedicated to finding solutions to the challenges associated with trust and truth in the digital age. She was previously the Research Director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, head of social media for the UN Refugee Agency and Director of News Services for Storyful.

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