Opportunities

Browse or search our collection of calls for papers, conference announcements, funding, and other opportunities. Our events calendar is available here.

Abstract submission deadline is September 15, 2018. Inquiries and abstracts should be submitted to Dr. Gabrielle Samuel (gabrielle.samuel@kcl.ac.uk). There has been a massive rise in the number of researchers using social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs and online forums as sources of data for research. Social media site data are used as an […]

OVERVIEW If you consult recent headlines, the news media is in crisis, and the problems are manifold: disruptive changes to media technology, the spread of misleading news, and anonymous harassment of public figures are causing serious concerns about the quality and trajectory of our democracy and the place of the news media in it. At […]

The Third International Conference on Communication and Media Studies will be held on October 18 and 19, 2018 at the University of California, Berkeley. The regular proposal deadline is July 18, 2018. We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes: […]

The data and methodologies available to social scientists have exploded with the emergence of vast archives of passive data collection, large scale online experimentation, and innovative uses of simulation. These data are of a larger magnitude and methods are of a greater computational complexity than approaches that have dominated political science for the last 50 […]

The data and methodologies available to social scientists have exploded with the emergence of vast archives of passive data collection, large scale online experimentation, and innovative uses of simulation. These data are of a larger magnitude and methods are of a greater computational complexity than approaches that have dominated political science for the last 50 […]

For the second year, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), organized by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, is making a call for papers for a special edition of its official academic journal #ISOJ that will be entirely dedicated to one topic. This time, the theme will be “Digital Media and Democracy in […]

Renewing Democracy, an initiative of the Solutions Journalism Network, encourages reporting about how people and institutions are attempting to reinvigorate democracy in communities across the country. Solutions Journalism Network will provide more than 100 grants through 2020 to reporters and news organizations to support stories, projects and collaborations that examine how communities are responding to […]

In recent discussions of capitalism, the notion of the ‘platform’ has come to play a prominent role in conceptualising our present circumstances and imagining our potential futures. There are criticisms which can be raised of the platform-as-metaphor, however we believe it provides a useful hook through which to make sense of how socio-technical innovations may […]