Advancing Media Production Research: IAMCR pre-conference

Initiated and Co-sponsored by IAMCR's Media Production Analysis Working Group, this IAMCR pre-conference / ICA post-conference is intended to address the issues raised in the process of researching within media, journalistic, and cultural organisations, primarily from the anthropological and sociological traditions of long-term exposure to production cultures through ethnographic observation or participant observation.

About the Conference

  • Venue and date: University of Leeds - Monday, 24 June, 2013
  • International Communication Association (ICA) Post-conference
  • International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) Pre-conference

Initiated and Co-sponsored by the IAMCR Media Production Analysis Working Group with:

Expected speakers and participants include:
    Georgina Born (Uncertain Vision: Birt, Dyke and the Reinvention of the BBC)
    David Ryfe (Can Journalism Survive? An inside look at American Newsrooms)
    Philip Schlesinger (Putting ‘Reality’ Together)
    David Hesmondhalgh (The Cultural Industries)

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