In preparation for the 2016 IAMCR conference in Leicester , CIMA and CAMRI, University of Westminster, invite interested scholars to take part in a one-day workshop to explore the empirical foundations of the media development field, examine current trends in media systems, and identify how scholars can work together with media development practitioners.

The workshop will take place at the University of Westminster, London, UK, on Monday, July 25, 2016 09:00 – 17:00

The aim of the workshop is to identify gaps in knowledge and produce new lines of research and data. Panels will include: 1) Assessing the Media Development Canon: New Perspectives on Classic Approaches to Building Media Systems, 2) Geographies of Media: The Global Crisis of Local Media, and 3) Navigating the Digital: The Internet’s Impact on Information Flows in Developing Countries.

The workshop is open to 30-40 members of the public and IAMCR participants. Advance registration is required. There is no charge to attend the pre-conference, but all attendees must send in a statement of interest.

For more information, see here .  

Tags: Local media
Deadline: 15/06/2016 9:59 pm