[Air-l] CFP RESCHEDULED Digital News, Social Change & Globalization, Hong Kong, December 2003

Joyce Nip joycenip at hkbu.edu.hk
Tue Jul 8 20:21:54 PDT 2003

Second Call for Papers: RESCHEDULED Conference on Digital News, Social
Change and Globalization, Hong Kong, December 2003

New Deadline for paper abstracts and panel proposals: September 1, 2003

The WHO has lifted its travel advisory regarding Hong Kong. However,
considering that some participants may still be hesitant to take part
due to the recent SARS outbreak, the Digital News, Social Change &
Globalization Conference is postponed from July 10-11 to December 11-12,

Organized by Department of Journalism, Hong Kong Baptist University,
China, on the university campus

Academic papers, project papers, and broadcast news items (in English or
Chinese) related to online, satellite, television or radio news are
solicited on themes including but not restricted to the following:

   * The past, present, and future of online journalism
   * Satellite news and globalization
   * Evolving policies and laws relating to online and broadcast
   * News values and ethics in global journalism
   * Alternative digital news and social change
   * Online and broadcast news coverage

Publication of Papers: The Information Society journal has agreed in
principle to publish selected papers of this conference in a special
issue. The possibility of publishing other selected papers in a refereed
book volume is also being explored.

Keynote Speakers:
John Simpson, CBE, BBC World Affairs Editor
Nicholas Jankowski, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Nijmegen

For details visit the web site: http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~jour/DN2003

Joyce Nip, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor &
Conference Chair
Department of Journalism
Hong Kong Baptist University
Kowloon Tong
Hong Kong

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Email: joycenip at hkbu.edu.hk

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