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ANN: '"Fake News!": An Historical Perspective' - NPHFI Conference 2017 - Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland's (NPHFI) 2017 conference '"Fake News!": An Historical Perspective' that takes place at Newcastle University, UK, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November. 

This year's conference features two very exciting keynotes from Prof. James Curran (Goldsmiths, University of London) on 'The moral decline of the British press' and Prof. Aled Gruffyd Jones (Panteion University, Athens), 'Is news fake? A long view'. 

Seeking Participants for ICA Panel Proposal

Dear colleagues,

I am working on a panel submission for the upcoming International Communication Association (ICA) conference in Prague, May 24 - 28, 2018 (https://www.icahdq.org/). The conference's theme of Voices encourages scholars to submit scholarship that discusses voice vis-a-vis various discourses, actors, processes, and outcomes.

Seeking Hosts for the Podcast New Books in Media and Communications

New Books in Media and Communications (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/communications/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on media and communications. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of media and communications scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Call for Chapter Proposals: Northern Irish Press in the Twentieth Century

Dear colleagues,

An exciting publishing opportunity has arisen as part of the three-volume Edinburgh University Press, History of Newspapers and Periodicals in Britain and Ireland 1650-2011 (general editors, Martin Conboy and David Finkelstein). The third volume of this work, co-edited by Professors Adrian Bingham and Martin Conboy of the University of Sheffield, coves the period from 1900-2017: 'Power, Popularization and Permeation'. It is for this volume that we invite proposals for a chapter concerning the Northern Irish Press in the twentieth century.

Seeking Hosts for the Podcasts New Books in Journalism and New Books in Media and Communications

New Books in Journalism (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/journalism/) and New Books in Media and Communications (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/communications/) are seeking hosts to interview authors of books in both fields. Hosting is a good way to bring the work of journalism and communications scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.

Call for submissions: RSAP 2016-17 Article Prize (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017)

[With apologies for cross posting]

 

The Research Society of American Periodicals invites submissions for its 2016-17 Article Prize.

 

The prize is awarded to the best article on the subject of American periodicals published in a peer-reviewed academic journal between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017.

 

The Article Prize is designed for early-career scholars. Graduate students and those who received their Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2012 are eligible to apply.

 

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