#callfor JOLT – CICOM 2021 Conference: “Harnessing Data and Technology for Journalism”

Date(s) - 15/06/2021
Todo el día



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Selected submissions will be invited to prepare full papers for a special issue of Anàlisi (https://analisi.cat/), peer-reviewed journal on media and communication (Scopus Q2), published by the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). Successful papers will be published as immediate open access at no charge to authors.

Submissions on all aspects of technology and journalism are welcomed, but contributions addressing the theme of “harnessing digital and data technologies for journalism” are particularly encouraged. This includes, but is not limited to, papers addressing issues such as:​​

  • Technological aspect of digital journalism:

​Developments in artificial intelligence, Big Data, and algorithmic processing and what they mean for journalism.

Encouraging experimentation and innovation in journalistic practice.

Theoretical approaches that can help us understand technological changes in journalism practices.

  • Business and organisational aspects of digital journalism:

Promising avenues for journalism business models and financial sustainability.

Research agendas and theoretical approaches to understand the future of journalism.

  • Political, ethical, and social aspects of digital journalism:

Ethical challenges for reporting in the digital environment.

Industry and regulatory standards to ensure scrutiny, transparency and accountability.

Strengthening research-industry collaborations to support quality journalism.

Abstracts should be written in English and sent in .doc format, maximum 800 words (including bibliography) to fcom@unav.es.