Workshop: “Hybrid journalism, celebrities and popular culture: rethinking newsworthiness”
Supported by the IPSA RC10
Organized by the InMed Institute
In partnership with Faculty of Political Science of Zagreb University
Dubrovnik, Croatia, 28 – 29 May 2018
Call for papers
IPSA’s Research Committee 10 on Electronic Democracy and the Institute for New Media and E-Democracy in partnership with Faculty of Political Science of Zagreb University (http://fpzg.hr/) announce call for papers for the upcoming IPSA Workshop on “Hybrid journalism, celebrities and popular culture: rethinking newsworthiness” that will be held in Dubrovnik, Inter University Center, Croatia from 28 to 29 May 2018. The Workshop is a part of the annual Information Technology and Journalism conference organized by the Institute for New Media and E-Democracy that will take place from 30 May to 1 June 2018.
Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:
- Celebrity news and what has changed in the age of Kardashians?
- Are “news” from the Seven Kingdoms today more important than news from the United Kingdom?
- Hybrid journalistic genres and hybrid practices – rethinking journalism
- News, public relations and new forms of advertising (native)
- Hybrid journalism and pop politics
- Virality vs. quality – is virality all it matters?
- Future of quality journalism
- Fake news and social media
- Changes in citizen journalism
- Power of “influencers”
The conference language is English.
We invite individuals from academic and practical backgrounds as well as public administration offices, public bodies, NGOs, education institutions and independent organizations, to submit their contributions.
EUR 85 – for authors and students
EUR 95 – for other participants
The fee includes conference entry, proceedings and social program during the conference.
Submission of abstract (max 300 words): 15 April 2018
Notification of acceptance: 20 April 2018
Final paper/presentation submission: 10 May 2018
Workshop: 28 – 29 May 2018
Conference: 30 May – 1 June 2019
Please send your submission in pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org
All submissions are subject to a double-blind full paper review by at least 2 reviewers. To facilitate the review process, please write a separate cover sheet with the paper title and affiliation/s and omit the affiliations in the actual paper.
Participants who are not contributors (i.e. who do not propose a paper) can apply through our web site www.edemokracija.hr.
For further information please visit: www.edemokracija.hr
Conference Chairs: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Nenad Prelog (president)
Associate professor Domagoj Bebić (secretary general)
Šibenska 1, 10 000 Zagreb, Hrvatska
t: 01 307 9113 f: 01 307 9113