The Future of Journalism 2023 conference covers all aspects of journalism.
With contributions covering a range of topics addressing the theme of “Journalism in troubled times: threats, opportunities and research”
This includes, but is not limited to, papers addressing themes such as:
The role of journalists and journalism in covering conflict including war, repression, and political violence
The challenges created in reporting on authoritarian and/or populist political movements
In an age of Trump, Putin, Johnson, Bolsonaro and many more, the threat to journalism’s standards, normative behaviours, and the compromises to journalistic values in covering populism/authoritarianism?
The challenges created by reporting on and/or for minority communities
The challenges of reporting systemic or existential changes, such as climate change
The accommodations made by legacy news institutions under pressure and the impact on ideals of journalistic objectivity, quality, and fairness
The role of social media in shaping audience responses to journalism and news consumption
The impact of both online and physical abuse and threat to journalistic challenge to authority
Ongoing issues around the gendering of journalism and news
The tensions between the role of legacy media and alternative media in covering crises
The changing patterns of sourcing and roles of expertise in journalism
The implications for improving journalism education associated with these developments
Registration for the conference is now open to delegates.
Please submit your full paper as an email attachment to FOJ2023@cardiff.ac.uk by midnight (GMT) on September 1st, 2023.
Papers should be a maximum of 5000 words (this includes title, author’s name, abstract, keywords, text, acknowledgements, notes, references, tables and figures). They should be saved in either Microsoft Word or PDF Format.
Full papers will be available in a secure, password-protected area of the conference website for fellow presenters to read and download before, and during, the event. Your submitted paper will not be made available publicly.