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Journalism and Media Conference

Journalism and Media Conference 2016

The Media Department of Middlesex University Dubai is conducting

The First National Journalism and Media Conference in the UAE and Gulf Region

On 20th April 2017, from 8.30am to 5pm

Conference Venue: Oasis Theatre, Middlesex University Dubai, Block 16, Knowledge Park

Conference Chair: Evelyn Stubbs

Conference Committee: Evelyn Stubbs, Lucyann Kerry, Hani Soubra

Conference Theme: Global Journalism: Emerging Trends and Practices

Contributions from a broad field of Journalism research will be considered, as outlined below:

  • Blurring the Lines: PR and the News
  • Business and Financial Journalism
  • Celebrity Journalism, Entertainment and the Creative Arts
  • Convergence of Media
  • Digital Media
  • Gender Issues in the Media
  • Human Rights, Ethics and Journalism
  • Media Ownership and Advertising
  • Political Campaigning
  • Regional News
  • The Emerging Field of Media Psychology
  • Travel Journalism
  • War Correspondents

             Agenda for the journalism conference

8:30-9:00

Registration and Refreshments

9:00-9:10

Welcome address

9:10-10:00

Panel Discussion: Journalism in the Post Truth Era

10:00-11:20

Presentations (Session 1)

11:20-11:40

Coffee break

11:40-13:00

Presentations (Session 2)

13:00-14:30

Networking lunch and poster presentations

14:30-15:30

Panel discussion

15:30-16:10

Presentations (Session 3A)

16:10-16:20  Coffee Break
16:20-16:50  Presentations (Session 3B)

16:50-17:00

Closing remarks


Those interested in delivering an oral or poster presentation (theoretical or empirical) at this conference should send a 250 word abstract to Ms. Evelyn Stubbs at 
journconf@mdx.ac.ae by 2nd February 2017, using the Conference entry form.Download the entry form here  

All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed and authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by 23rd February 2017.

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