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Talk About Your Research at the Jhistory Salon

The Jhistory Salon is an international group of media historians who gather for an hour on Zoom on the first Friday of every month at 2 PM Eastern time to discuss research, books, articles and the issues of the day facing scholars in the field.  It is open to everybody with an academic interest in media history. Current participants range from graduate students to professors emeriti and come from three continents.

Joseph McKerns Research Grant Applications Sought

The American Journalism Historians Association seeks applications for its annual Joseph McKerns Research Grant Awards.

The research grant is intended to provide research assistance and to recognize and reward the winners. Up to four grants for up to $1,250 each will be rewarded upon review and recommendation of the Research Committee. Grants may be used for travel or other research-related expenses, but not for salary.


  • All current AJHA full members with a minimum of three years' membership at the time of application are eligible.