20th Anniversary of PJR Conference - November 27/29 at AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand.
Conference proceedings. Pacific Journalism Monograph No. 4.
Vol. 22, No 2, October 2016
Call for articles and commentaries:
Edition editor: Dr Philip Cass (Unitec)
Managing editor: Professor David Robie (AUT-Pacific Media Centre)
Frontline editor: Professor Wendy Bacon (ACIJ)
Reviews editor: Dr Philip Cass (Unitec)
The Fourth World Journalism Congress (WJEC) conference is being held at Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand, July 14-16, along with a JERAA/Pacific Media Centre/Media Educators Pacific day-long preconference on July 13. Papers are being sought for a special themed edition of PJR based on these and related issues, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, including but not restricted to:
- Journalism education and informed citizenry
- Journalism education in Asia
Journalism education in South Pacific
Asia-Pacific journalism models/case studies
- Political economy of media education
Journalism education freedom and independence
Independent student media case studies
- Research trends in journalism
- 21st century ethical issues in journalism
- Innovation in journalism education
- Interdisciplinary teaching in journalism
- Journalism and audience
- Teaching journalism for mobile (multiple) platforms
Teaching fact checking and verification in digital age
Teaching transmedia storytelling
Teaching social media as information gathering tool
Quality control for/in journalism education
Internships: issues and challenges
Encouraging community engagement
Mobile/social/user generated media and journalism
Teaching alternative forms of journalism
- De-westernising journalism education
The above list is a guideline and other related topics will also be considered. Papers not presented at the WJEC conference or pre-conference can also be submitted. The journal has an unthemed section and other papers related to journalism studies, and journalism education, theory and practice will also be considered. Pacific Journalism Review is the only journalism journal from Australasia indexed by SCOPUS.
The double blind peer-reviewed journal has five main sections: Research articles, Commentaries, Frontline (journalism-as-research), Forum and Reviews.
The APA-based style guide is at: www.pjreview.info/style-guide
Submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org |
Managing editor: Professor David Robie email@example.com
Articles: up to 6000 words
Commentaries:up to 1500 to 3000 words
Frontline (journalism-as-research): up to 7000 words
Forum contributions:up to 800 words.
Reviews: up to 1500 words (Noted short reviews: 300 words). Must be commissioned by the Reviews Editor.
Submissions deadline: August 20, 2016
Forthcoming issues of PJR:
22(1) May 2016: Endangered Journalists (editors: Professor David Robie and Dr Philip Cass. Submissions deadline: January 20, 2016.
22(2) October 2016: Journalism education in the Asia-Pacific (editor: Dr Philip Cass). Submissions deadline: August 20, 2016