[Air-L] Deadline submission approaching: Call for paper International Symposium on Online Journalism

Vanessa Higgins vanessa.higgins at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 20:47:11 PST 2008

Dear colleagues,
This is a reminder that the deadline for papers or three-page abstracts for
the 5th International Symposium on Online Journalism is soon approaching
(this Friday, Jan 25th, 2008). In case you had missed the original call for
paper, the information to send papers, as well as more info on the symposium
itself follows.

"I'd like to extend this invitation to an upcoming event to be held in April
2008, at The University of Texas at Austin.  This is a good opportunity to
present your new media/online journalism research. The symposium combines
presentation by online journalism professionals with academic research

For the fifth year, the International Symposium on Online Journalism will
include presentations of original research into online journalism. All
presentations will take place on the second day of the conference. The first

day is devoted to presentations and panels of online journalism
professionals. Prior symposia have included professionals from around the
world from news organizations such as the NYTimes.com, OhMyNews, ep3.es

(El Pais' multimedia magazine in Spain), MSNBC.com, The Wall Street Journal,

The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, WashingtonPost.com,ElTiempo.com

  ElComercio.com.pe <http://elcomercio.com.pe/> <
http://www.elcomercio.com.pe/online/> (Peru), and several others.

Deadlines for papers or three-page abstracts: January 25, 2008 (midnight).

Symposium dates are April 4-5, 2008

Submission requirements: Academic papers should present original research
into any aspect on online journalism including, but not limited to, changes
in news content and presentation, business models for online journalism,
shifting roles of journalists and readers, and the legal and ethical
implications of globally accessible journalism.

For submission details and requirements, visit this
site for more details: http://online.journalis

The symposium also has a website containing transcriptions, videos and other

from previous year's presentations.  Visit the site at

Thank you and hope to see you there,

Vanessa de Macedo Higgins
PhD candidate
The University of Texas at Austin"

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