Schedule Day 2

Note: This schedule may be changed in the run up to the conference.

Day 2 – Friday 15th September

8.30am – Registration (Coffee & Breakfast)

9.15am – Day 2 Welcome (Dr. Matt Walsh & Dr. Savyasaachi Jain)

9.30am – Professor John Hartley, University of Sydney
Gareth Jones’s mother and the future of journalism. Truth-warrior or ‘Welsh Message’?
(Video presentation and Zoom Q&A)

10.30 – Coffee Break

11.00am – Breakout One

Room 1.05Room 1.06Room 1.07Room 1.08Room 1.09Room 1.10aRoom 1.10bRoom 2.18
Ukraine War
Chair: Stuart Allan
Alternative Media
Chair: Shirish Kulkarni
Science and Health
Chair: Richard Thomas
Issues with A.I.
Chair: Matt Walsh
Journalism Education
Chair: Damian Carney
Polarisation (3)
Chair: Mike Berry
News Use
Chair: Richard Tait
Gender and Diversity
Chair: Nadia Haq
Personalized, peace/war journalism on Twitter: The Russo-Ukranian War through the lens of political journalists – Nina Fabiola Schumacher, Prof. Christian Nuernbergk, Prof. Kristin Shi-Kupfer
Navigating the complexities of the war in Ukraine. Risk and resilience of Ukrainian women journalists – Oleksandra Hrybenko
Open-sourced reporting in a warzone: Mapping the relationship between citizen journalism, professional journalism, and open-source intelligence in Ukraine and beyond – Keegan S Clements-Housser, Dr. Linda C Steiner
The struggle between advocacy journalism and traditional public interest journalism in the coverage of the Russia-Ukraine conflict – Prof. Monica A Attard
The social skills of alternative media – Prof. Tine Ustad Figenschou, Prof. Karoline Andrea Ihlebæk
Opinion and explainer or reported stories from the ground – How are Indian prime-time TV anchor-journalists using YouTube to do alternative independent journalism – Sambit Pal
Can tech solve it? Analyzing Indian alternative journalists’ efforts to counter misinformation:  – Darsana Vijay
Covering deprivation in India: theoretical and practical challenges – Dr. Nalini Rajan
Misinformation, inequality, and hostility: How health journalists conceive of their roles amid current challenges – Amanda Hinnant, Rachel Young, Prof. María Len-Ríos
(Re)constructing Science – (Pseudo-)Science narratives in journalism and counter publics – Saïd Unger, Svenja Boberg, Prof. Thorsten Quandt
Where is local science news? The over-dependence on international science sources in Qatari media and its implications – Dr. Anto Mohsin, Prof. An Nguyen
 Deepfake applications for journalism: A technology at the crossroads of rejection and acceptance – Prof. Alexander Godulla, Prof. Christian P. Hoffmann, Daniel Seibert, Hannah Lea Ötting
The algorithms behind the headlines revisited – How ChatGPT re-redefines the core skills of human journalists – Professor Arjen Van Dalen
Following the critical AI beat: European journalists covering AI errors and algorithmic profiling – Dr. Philip Di Salvo
Deepfakes in Journalism. Risks and Opportunities, Prevention and Intervention – Dr. Patric Raemy, Prof. Manuel Puppis
Inside the propaganda training ground – how a new generation of Russian journalists is being educated for Moscow’s information war – Kate de Pury
Teaching Investigative Journalism in a Transnational University in China – Dr. Diana Garrisi, Jiahui Huang
Examining the Role of Journalism Educators in Solving the News Desert Crisis – Teri Finneman, Meg Heckman, Prof. Stephen Wolgast
Self-censorship in Journalism Education: the impacts of Bolsonarism and social surveillance in Brazil – Dr. Ivana Ebel, Dr. Janara Nicoletti
News Sharing and Partisanship: Tracking News Outlet Repertoires on Twitter over Time – Prof. Axel Bruns, Dr. Felix Münch, Dr. Ehsan Dehghan, Laura Vodden
Renegotiating the press-police relationship in four liberal democracies – Prof. Tim P Vos, Dr. Carolyne Lunga, Prosper Senyo
Breaching BBC impartiality rules: Journalism identity, institutional networks and social media – Dr María Luengo, Dr Teresa Gil-López
Global Television News in the Age of Nationalism and Populism: A Survey of Recent Changes in International and Transnational Broadcasting – Prof. Chris Paterson, Jasmin Surm
The normalization of changing news use: A longitudinal study of what drives changing news repertoires among young adults – Prof. Chris Peters, Dr. Josephine Lehaff, Julie Vulpius, Prof. Kim Schrøder
Altering news use to deal with a toxic news environment – Prof. Ike Picone, Dr. Ruben Vandenplas, Dr. Pauljan Truyens, Dr. Sarah Vis
Discouraging News Consumption: News Avoidance Cultivation as a Threat to Journalism – Dr. Matt Carlson
Raising relevance, lowering barriers: Journalists’ solutions for news avoidance – Dr. Ruth Palmer, Prof. Stephanie Edgerly
The Suburban News Desert: How the Media Punishes Marginalized Communities with Crime Coverage – Scott A. Brinton, Mario A. Murillo, Prof. Aashish Kumar
Reporting on trans issues in an intensely transphobic Russia – Wendy S. Sloane
‘The New Normal’: Russian media and the state-sanctioned homophobia – Dr. Aleksandra Raspopina
News literacy revised for teenagers. Towards a news knowledge scale for youngsters – Dr. Kristin Van Damme, Dr. Edward De Vooght, Dr. Jan Boesman 

12.30pm – Lunch

1.30pm – Breakout 2

Room 1.05Room 1.06Room 1.07Room 1.08Room 1.09Room 1.10aRoom 1.10b
Pioneer Journalism
Chair: Shirish Kulkarni
Harassment (2)
Chair: Mel Bunce
Newsgathering (2)
Chair: Richard Tait
Using Data
Chair: Steen Steensen
Local Journalism
Chair: Karin Wahl-Jorgensen
Media Platforms
Chair: Henrik Bodker
Journalistic Roles
Chair: Kate de Pury
The present future: On the role of pioneer journalism in establishing communicative AI – Prof. Andreas Hepp, Prof. Wiebke Loosen
Journalism as technology-inspired engagement of the information elites? Exploring the futures knowledge of entrepreneurial pioneer journalists – Juho Ruotsalainen
“Join the coalition”: Collective action spaces in pioneer journalism and the reimagining of journalistic epistemology – Dr. Bissie Anderson 
‘When I Stepped Up’: Journalists Working Outside of Organizations to Address Their Harassers – Dr. Avery E. Holton, Dr. Valerie Belair-Gagnon
Understanding the Efficacy of Online Bystander Intervention when Journalists are the Targets – Dr. Kathleen Searles, Dr. Rebekah Tromble
Local Journalists’ Lived Experience of “The Media” Label – Dr. Joy M. Jenkins, Dr. Nick Mathews, Prof. Damon Kiesow
Arab Journalists and the Social Media Threat – Dr. Zahera Harb, Dr. Rana Arafat
A new model for journalism culture in the Caribbean: The Controlled Watchdog – Dr. Aurora K Herrera
From shoe-leather journalism to sedentary journalism: An analysis of recent newsroom trends and practices – Troels G. Østergaard,  Friederike N. Felbo
Google as Journalist’s Automated Research Assistant? The Impact of Algorithmically-Driven Search Results in Journalistic Information Gathering Routines – Nele Goutier, Yael de Haan, Sanne Kruikemeijer, Sophie Lecheler
Knowledge can wait? The epistemic conversion of new beat reporters – Tal Mishaly, Prof. Zvi Reich
What are data-informed news organisations made of? Sense-making and data imaginaries of Finnish news professionals – Prof. Laura Ahva, Margareta Salonen, Prof. Karoliina Talvitie-Lamberg, Liisa Ovaska
Audience Logics in Global Data-driven Journalism: Searching for Substantive Engagement – Dr. Jason A. Martin, Dr. Lindita Camaj, Dr. Gerry Lanosga
The audiences’ expectations toward transparency of data journalism – Dr. Colin Porlezza, Dr. Marília Gehrke, Dr. Ester Appelgren, Dr. Jack Rosenberry
Should journalists learn to code? – Clare Spencer
What happens when the news is shut off? Non-journalistic information flows in Canadian rural communities – Tyler W. S. Nagel, Dr. Geoffrey Hobbis, Prof. Marcel Broersma
The informed citizen in local communities: A user-centered study on how citizens use and value local journalism – Prof. Yael de Haan, Rijk van den Broek
Accommodating the challenges of local journalism: L’Eco di Bergamo’s actions understood from a longitudinal perspective – Dr. Laura Amigo
Placefulness, Placelessness, and the Different Social Values of Local and Community Media – Dr. Thomas J. Billard
There is No Such Thing as Convergence: Divergence as an Explanatory Framework for Digital Journalism – Dr. Ryan J. Thomas
When content is king but the battle for the castle has been lost: The moral crisis in digital news distribution – Dr. Sherine P. Conyers
Infrastructure (re)capture beyond the platforms. How journalism is losing institutional power through the digital distribution chains – Prof. Helle Sjøvaag, Dr. Ragnhild Kr. Olsen, Dr. Raul Ferrer-Conill
The Philanthrocapitalism of Google News Initiative in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East – Empirical Reflections – Dr. Mathias-Felipe de-Lima-Santos, Dr. Lucia Mesquita, Dr. Allen Munoriyarwa, Dr. Adeola Abdulateef Elega
How audiences and journalistic actors negotiate innovation and change: Considering the role-expectation relationship – Dr. Sandra Banjac, Dr. Frank Harber
Feeding off each other? Journalistic role negotiations between local and foreign reporters in Nairobi – Cecilia Arregui Olivera
What makes reporting worthwhile? Conceptualizing how journalists create meaning in work – Dr. Gunhild R. Olsen
Role conflicts and coping strategies in communication practice in times of blurring boundaries between journalism, public relations and advertising –  Gisela Reiter, Prof. Uta Russmann, Prof. Sabine Einwiller, Prof. Jens Seiffert-Brockmann, Lina Stürmer

3.00pm – Coffee Break

3.30pm – Breakout 3

Room 1.05Room 1.06Room 1.07Room 1.08Room 1.09Room 1.10a
Social Media (3)
Chair: An Nguyen
News Usage (2)
Chair: Shirish Kulkarni
Newsgathering (3)
Chair: Richard Tait
Local Journalism
Chair: Marcel Broersma
Journalistic Roles (2)
Chair: Henrik Bodker
Digital Media
Chair: Zahera Harb
Of TikTokers, Team Media, Finance Gurus, and the Party Press: Exploring membership claims of non-traditional journalistic actors – Dr. Phoebe Maares, Kim Löhmann, Dr. Daniel Nölleke
Social media, trust and news consumption: comparative analysis of France, United Kingdom and Spain – Dr. Livia García-Faroldi, Dr. Laura Teruel-Rodríguez
The costs and benefits of Twitter’s impact on the institutional values and practices of news journalism – Dr. Chrysi Dagoula
Unequal from the start? The socialization of US teens into repertoires of news consumption – Prof. Stephanie Edgerly
Paywalling journalism: Newsroom Ethnography in a Finnish Tabloid – Pauliina Penttilä
Translating Data: Strategies for News Audience Engagement Across Social Media Platforms – Dr Astrid Vandendaele, Dr Tomás Dodds
Occupationally Precarious or Socially Cohesive? Journalistic Epistemology in U.S. Rural Journalism – Gregory P. Perreault, Jessica Walsh, Mimi Perreault, Ruth Moon, Louisa Lincoln
Post-publication Gatekeeping Factors and Practices in News Work—Interplay Between (Audience) Data, Platforms and Regulations – Margareta Salonen, Dr. Veera Ehrlén, Minna Koivula, Prof. Karoliina Talvitie-Lamberg
When information subsidies go live. Conceptualizing the strategic role of personal storytelling in the media – Dr. Kjersti Thorbjørnsrud
Disaster Journalism as Support for Rescue, Recovery and Social Resilience: The Readiness and Awareness of Turkish Journalists 6 February Earthquake in Turkey – Prof. Emel Baştürk
To inform or entertain? Navigating the Tension between Integrity and Audience Engagement in Contemporary Journalism – Dr. Carolyn Jackson-Brown 
Casual Democracies. Informed citizenship and democratic participation in places left behind by journalism – Prof. Steen Steensen
How has the relationship between community ties and interest in local news changed in the period 1995-2022? – Prof. Eiri Elvestad
“It’s not rocket science”: Re-asserting the value of local ‘news presence’ for small-town news outlets in a digital era – Alison McAdam, Prof. Kristy Hess
Impact of media ownership concentration on local news content – Ville J. E. Manninen, Lauri Haapanen

 In the eye of the beholder: Researching journalistic roles in creative ways
 – Louise Sprengelmeyer
The Think-tank Turn of Chinese Newspapers in the Digital Era – Prof. Haiyan Wang, Liangen Yin
Journalists, critics and music-lovers: A study of the use of emotions in Norwegian music criticism – Ingebjørg Sofie Larsen
Affront, Affirm, Affect, Aggrieve: A typology of functions within counter-journalistic metadiscourses – Dr. Scott A. Eldridge II
“Last update 1 hour ago”: A large-scale study of incremental updates in Flemish online news – Yoram Timmerman, Prof. Antoon Bronselaer, Prof. Sarah Van Leuven
The “Polyamorous” Newsworker: Journalists’ relationship(s) to their audience from a repertoire perspective – Prof. Wiebke Loosen, Julius Reimer, Louise Sprengelmeyer 
Studying media criticism: an analytical model – Prof. Karoline Andrea Ihlebæk, David K. Cheruiyot, Prof. Tine U. Figenschou
The Infrastructuring of News: Negotiating infrastructural capture and autonomy in news organisations – Lisa Merete Kristensen, Jannie M. Hartley 

5.00pm – Closing Remarks