State of Journalism in 2016: Creativity, Profession and Management
1st University conference on State of Journalism in 2016: Creativity, Profession and Management is going to take place at Novosibirsk State University,
Institute of Humanities, Journalism Division (Russia, Novosibirsk) on 17 December 2016
Papers are invited for the 1st University conference on process of communication in the modern world.
Conference papers and discussions will be organized around the following subthemes:
— Freedom of Speech;
— Politics in Journalism;
— Digital Media;
— Classic Mass Media;
— Identity of Journalists;
— Modern Journalist’s Profile;
Conference managing teachers — Olga Khotskina, Tatiana Chernova.
Every 10 minute presentation is followed by a 5-minute-long Q&A session, participants are also invited to discuss questions related to each presentation theme. We'll have a coffee break in the middle of the conference.
The conference will be organized in two presentation formats: round table discussion and plenary session.
1) A representative of the journalism division of the humanities institute (Viktoria Belenko or Olga Jouravel) will say a welcoming speech and the keynote speaker will tell a 30-minute-long lecture.
2) The plenary session is the main part of the conference. Every presenter will introduce one's views on his/her research topic.
3) After the plenary session there will be a 45-minute-long round table discussion, where participants will discuss crucial topics of the 21st century journalism. The chairperson will note the best participants, innovative themes, interesting and controversial points raised, etc. Any participant can express his or her point of view.
4) Members of organizing committee, representatives of the journalism division, any presenters or visitors will tell the closing remarks.
Submission of proposals and deadlines
The language of the conference is English. Submissions may be based on papers that haven't been presented at any other conferences and should include the following: full name, group number, specialization, theme, scientific advisor, and an abstract (no more than 350 words). Information must be submitted in the Google form  and it will be automatically sent to the organizers’ committee.
Participation is obligatory for the 2nd year Master students of the journalism division!
Abstracts must be no more than 350 words. All conference proposals should be sent to the Program Committee on firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 November 2016. Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Program Committee by 10 December 2016. The text of the submissions will be included in the Conference Program.
Registration is free of charge.