JHISTORY is a network for journalism and mass communication historians to discuss and collaborate on academic and professional issues with one another, to send and receive job placement information, and to make contacts with other academics who share research interests.
Dear Jhistory members,
W are still looking for another moderator (or two) to help manage the Jhistory list. You'd be moderating the list about three or four months a year (we take turns) and the workload is about an hour or two a week when you're on.
Jhistory has more than 700 members all over the world; we publish notices, reviews, and queries; every year, we sponsor a panel at the AEJMC. We are still an important outlet, although there is room for improvement; we could have a better social media presence, for example.
This call was originally posted on the Communication History Discussion List
Provincial Newspapers: Lessons from History to be held at the Journalism Department, Liverpool John Moores University on September 8, 2017.
Closing date for proposals: 1 June 2017
Call for Participants
Modern Language Association Convention (Jan 4-7, New York City)
“Can we read?”: Literacies in the Era of Fake News
Note: This call is for participation in a Working Group session, which meets for two or three days and includes 8-12 participants. For more information about this session format, please visit the MLA convention website: https://www.mla.org/Convention/MLA-2018/New-Session-Formats-at-the-Convention
American Journalism: A Journal of Media History announces a call for proposals for a special issue to be published in April 2019 to commemorate the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that granted the women of all states the right to vote. We seek original historical research on the role of media in and about the suffrage movement, work that illuminates lasting cultural, political, economic, ideological, and social problems.