ITJ Conference 2014

 Nineteenth International Conference


Dubrovnik, 26 – 30 May, 2014.



Dear colleagues,

The Nineteenth International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism, will take place at the Inter-University Center in Dubrovnik, May 26 – 30, 2014. The conference is organized by the Institute for New Media and E-democracy (InMed), together with Department of Journalism; Faculty of Political Sciences, (University of Zagreb) and Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, (University of Zagreb).

Main subject of the conference is: Regulation and Freedom of New Media

We also expect contributions on different connected themes, i.e.

Digital inclusion and digital exclusion

Is digital activism still alive?

What after SOPA, PIPA, ACTA and CISPA?

Online ethics: what are new rules

Glocalization of media

New business models in media industry: Experience with paywalls and other ways of newspaper revenue

IPSA’s Research Committee 10 on Electronic democracy and Faculty of Political Science in partnership with DEL research network are organizing IPSA Workshop on Innovations in Democracy: e-voting, e-campaigning, e-participation on first two days of the Conference (26-27 May 2014). Following topics are announced:


  •   E-voting
  •   E-consultations
  •   E-representatives
  •   E-petitions
  •   E-initiatives
  •   E-referendum
  •   Online deliberative polls
  •   Online communities 
  •   E-campaigns 
  •   E-citizens 


More information on:

The deadline for submission of papers, presentations and posters for Conference is April 19, 2014. Submissions should be send via e-mail to one of the directors’ addresses. For presentations, please send us the title, author(s) name(s) and e-mail, institutional affiliation(s), and an abstract (150-300 words) written in English.

Registration deadline is May 16th, 2014. We kindly ask all potential participants to register in advance. Those who are not presenting their research or applied work may register before May 16 if places are still available. The conference fee is 65€ for speakers, 80€ for participants without paper, and 50€ for students. The fee includes conference entry, proceedings and social program during the conference. Pre-conference social program is to be announced. Fee is payable at the conference in Dubrovnik.

For additional information contact the coordinator (or the directors of the conference):

The directors of the conference:

prof. dr. sc. Nenad Prelog

University of Zagreb, Department of Journalism; (Faculty of Political Sciences), and Institute for New Media and E-democracy


prof. dr. sc. Damir Boras

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Information Sciences


prof. dr. sc. InoslavBešker

University of Bologna


Conference coordinator:

dr. sc. DomagojBebić,

University of Zagreb, Department of Journalism; (Faculty of Political Sciences) and Institute for New Media and E-democracy