2019 JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION HISTORY CONFERENCE IN NEW YORK

9 March 2019 – New York City
The Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference (JJCHC), co-sponsored by the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is now accepting submissions for their 2019 conference.

FOME SYMPOSIUM 2018 TO FOCUS ON MEDIA CAPTURE

22-23 November – Berlin, Germany
The 2018 FoME Symposium will address media capture, and to what extent this expanding strategy influences democracy, pluralism and freedom of the press and how to prevent “The Silent Takeover” of the free media.

PRAGUE MEDIA POINT CONFERENCE: MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY, 2018

15 Nov – 17 Nov, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic
Prague Media Point is a series of annual international conferences, dedicated to discussing the changing media landscape in a professional, political, economic, and social context. These events gather leading academics, journalists, media executives, and experts from around the world to exchange experiences, establish new relationships, and debate challenges facing both traditional and new media. The topic for this iteration of conference is Media and Technology: Innovative Journalism in a Contested Political Space.

5th INTERNATIONAL OPEN DATA CONFERENCE 2018

27 Sept – 28 Sept, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The International Open Data Conference (IODC) is an event designed to bring the global open data community together in order to learn, share, plan and collaborate on the future of open data. The unique nature of this event is that it gathers together in one location a diverse range of participants from the northern and southern hemispheres to define strategies to advance open data both locally and globally.

MFWA STUDY ON MEDIA COVERAGE OF TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY

A new report from the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) explores the level and quality of media coverage of governance issues in Senegal. Senegalese journalists and media outlets have a strong interest in issues related to corruption and accountability, yet there are very few investigative stories published.

ARE JOURNALISTS KEEPING PACE WITH THE TECH REVOLUTION?

In the recent webinar hosted by GFMD, panellists have shared their insights on how audience data can be used for project design, informing project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, and how it can be used by local news media. This exercise aimed to showcase current developments in the field of digital audience analytics.