The 2010 Journalism Education Assocation of Australia Conference

JEAA Conference - 2010

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Ethics Social Sciences (General)

2010 Journalism Education Association of Australia Conference
University of Technology, Sydney
November 24 - 26, 2010


The 2010 Journalism Education Association of Australia conference will be hosted by the University of Technology, Sydney. The conference will include keynote plenary panels and streamed proffered paper sessions. Four keynote panels are currently being planned.

Confirmed plenaries
New: Jill Walker Rettburg!
NEW: Professor John Keane as a keynote!
Public broadcasting in a time of innovation – Managing Director, ABC, Mark Scott
Global journalism - Former director of programs, Al Jazeera English, Max Uechtritz
Journalism, Research, Ethics and ERA - the Australian Council of Professors of Journalism
Climate Change and Environmental Journalism


Streamed concurrent proffered sessions will enable academics, practitioners and senior postgraduate students to present 20-minute papers on any area of their current journalism/media research or approaches to journalism education. A prize of $500 will be awarded to the best paper presented by a higher degree research student as judged by a panel of peer reviewers.

Proposed themes include:

How to be a journalist in a university – innovating at the practice-teaching nexus
Practising journalism while teaching – challenges and rewards
Journalism as research and researching journalism – making the most of the ERA
Refreshing the practice-teaching nexus – innovating in journalism teaching and learning
Building ethics into the ground floor of the journalism education curriculum
Student-teacher team investigations
Convergence in journalism education

Investigating media – innovating at the research-teaching nexus
Environmental journalism
Social media
Global media
Sports journalism
Rural journalism
War reporting
Business journalism
Journalism ethics
Investigative journalism
Indigenous news
International journalism

Interdisciplinary synergies – operating at the research-practice nexus
Innovation in interdisciplinary teaching and learning
Interdisciplinary research - media, journalism and beyond


The conference will accept papers on the basis of refereed abstracts or where necessary for accreditation purposes as fully refereed conference papers. Authors should indicate whether they will be submitting a full paper for peer review for inclusion in the conference proceedings to be published online in eJournalist. There may also be opportunities to present revised papers for formal peer review for publication in Australian Journalism Review or Asia Pacific Media Educator after the conference, at the discretion of the editors of these journals.

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words long and must include the name and contact details of the presenter, the names of other authors, affiliation details for all authors. Research abstracts should ideally be structured thus: background and aims; approach; outcomes; and conclusions.

Please indicate your availability to referee abstracts between July 25 and August 25 and/or to referee full papers between October 7 and November 14. Audiovisual presentations must be supplied on CD or flash drive.
All speakers must register for the conference.

June 8: Abstracts open
July 25 : Deadline for abstract proposals EXTENDED TO AUGUST 14
August 31: Notification of abstract acceptance
October 7: Deadline for full papers

Please send abstracts or enquiries about the peer-review process to Catriona Bonfiglioli, peer-review convenor: catrionaDOTbonfiglioliATutsDOTeduDOTau

Please direct other conference queries to Jenna Price, conference convenor: jennaDOTpriceATutsDOTeduDOTau