Prague Media Point 2018: Call for Papers ending soon

Prague Media Point 2018: Call for Papers In the current political climate where democratic values are being questioned, independent media are facing unprecedented challenges. Rapid technological developments have altered the way information is spread, resulting in a new standard for communication with the public. In order to address the impact of these digital advancements, Prague Media Point is calling for papers to present at Media and Technology: Innovative Journalism in a Contested Political Space. This international conference is dedicated to discussing the changing media landscape, and will take place on November 15–17, 2018.

Among the confirmed speakers are:

  • Libby Liu, President, Radio Free Asia (USA)
  • Gunn Enli, Professor of Media Studies at the University of Oslo (Norway)
  • Christian Hanke, Creative Director and Partner at Edenspiekermann (Germany)
  • Matúš Kostolný, Editor-in-Chief, Denník N (Slovakia)
  • Tony Curzon Price, Contributing Editor, openDemocracy (United Kingdom)
  • Václav Štětka, Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies, Loughborough University (Czech University)
  • Christian Christiansen, Professor of Media Studies, University of Stockholm (Sweden/USA)
  • Piotr Pacewicz, Editor-in-Chief, OKO.press (Poland)
  • Gábor Kardocs, Editor-in-Chief, 444.hu (Hungary)

Deadline for abstract submission extended till June 15, 2018.