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Journalism Research and Education Section

The Journalism Research & Education section is IAMCR’s home for critical engagement with journalism. Its principal task is to promote the conduct and dissemination of research into all facets of journalism and journalism education. This ranges from journalism theories to journalism practice as it shapes and is shaped by emerging technologies, markets, and industries. In journalism education the emphasis of inquiry continues to be on teaching, professionalism, journalistic ethics and changes imposed on professional education through changes in technology.

This section endeavours to approach journalism research and education from a global perspective. It seeks to probe paradigms born out of the western dominated discourse which no longer adequately capture the many transitional media systems around the globe. The section strongly encourages collaborative research as a way of bridging these gaps in the research of journalism and journalism education.

Chair: Cláudia Lago [Contact]
Vice-Chair: Oliver Hahn [Contact]
Vice-Chair: Sadia Jamil [Contact]
Vice-Chair: Abiodun Salawu [Contact]

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The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will hold its annual conference from 20-24 June 2018 at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
IAMCR's Journalism Research and Education Section invites proposals that reflect the section's interest. 
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) will hold its annual conference from 16-20 July, 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. IAMCR's Journalism Research and Education Section invites proposals that reflect the the section's interest. 
The Journalism Research & Education (JRE) Section of the IAMCR will hold elections during its business meeting in Leicester, UK.
The Journalism Research & Education Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research invites submissions for its open sessions at the annual conference that will take place in Leicester, UK from 27th to 31st July 2016. The theme of the conference is “Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward.”
Conference theme: "Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward"
The Journalism Research & Education Section invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR conference will take place in Montreal, Canada from 12th to 16th July 2015.
Conference theme: “Hegemony or Resistance? The Ambiguous Power of Communication
See the conference key dates and deadlines: http://iamcr.org/congress/montreal2015-keydates
CfP Journalism Research & Education (JRE) Section 2014
The Journalism Research & Education Section invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR conference will take place in Hyderabad from 15th to 19th July 2014. The theme of the conference is "Region as Frame: Politics, Presence, Practice."
There is an increasing sense of profound changes in both society and the media that certainly lead to a new form of political journalism that is becoming more diverse, fragmented, and complex.
altThe Journalism Research & Education Section invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR annual conference that will be held from June 25-29 at the Dublin City University in Ireland. The theme of the conference is "Crises, 'Creative Destruction' and the Global Power and Communication Orders."
erythrina_caffraThe Journalism Research & Education Section invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR that will be held from July 15-19, 2012 at the Howard College Campus of the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa.
'Journalism as a tool for conversation' is not limited to conversations between journalists and their prospective audiences, but also related to high quality conversation for democracy. Many writings address the global prospects for journalism to serve democracy and conversation between the north and south, but less...
istanbulThe Journalism Research & Education Section invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR that will be held Kadir Has University will host the 2011 IAMCR Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, July 13-17 2011. The theme for the 2011 conference will be 'Cities, Connectivity and Creativity'.
The Journalism Research & Education Section invites submissions for its open sessions at the IAMCR that will be held in Braga (Portugal) 2010 from July 18-22. The overall conference theme is "Communication and Citizenship. Rethinking Crisis and Change".
Making this connection between Journalism and Citizenship not only helps citizens all over the world to enhance their level of engagement, but also satisfies a global news-hungry appetite as a sound investment in better policy-making and a core element of good governance. The Journalism Research & Education Section invites papers...

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