In July 2019, Paris will host the 5th World Journalism Education Congress. To celebrate this event, five students will be invited to WJEC to share their innovative ideas about the future of journalism education. Their projects will be presented live with the keynote speaker François TADDEI. Journalism schools are the windows of the profession tomorrow. Despite facing unprecedented upheavals... Continue Reading →
Proposal submission deadline: May 31, 2019 The World Journalism Education Congress announces a call for proposals to host the 6th World Journalism Education Congress to be held in 2022. This sixth meeting will follow congresses in Singapore (2007), Grahamstown, South Africa (2010), Mechelen, Belgium (2013), Auckland, New Zealand (2016) and Paris, France (2019). The congresses... Continue Reading →
5TH WORLD JOURNALISM EDUCATION CONGRESS Call for Syndicate Suggestions “Teaching Journalism During a Disruptive Age” The Syndicate Program: an interactive conference highlight on the most urgent issues in journalism and journalism education today. WHAT ARE SYNDICATES? The syndicates are small, themed discussion groups that produce recommendations to help improve journalism education worldwide. They encourage all... Continue Reading →
Educators and journalists in Spanish-speaking countries now have access to a free ebook compiling country case studies on journalism education, as well as lessons from journalism educators around the world. “Global Journalism Education: Challenges and Innovations,” edited by professors Robyn S. Goodman and Elanie Steyn, was recently published in Spanish as an ebook by the... Continue Reading →
AERAS OF RESEARCH The WJEC is currently soliciting academic paper abstracts related to the wider issue of journalism education. These will be presented as refereed research papers at the forthcoming Paris conference. Abstracts will be accepted on a variety of topics related to mass communication. However, submitters are encouraged to focus their entries on the... Continue Reading →
Do not forget to stay updated about the upcoming congress in Paris in 2019. Check out the website here.
The much anticipated WJEC-endorsed book "Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century: Challenges and Innovations" is now available free online or for purchase at Amazon. It was launched April 22 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) in Austin, Texas, USA, and is being published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at... Continue Reading →
The World Journalism Education Congress announces a call for proposals to host the 4th World Journalism Education Congress to be held in 2016. This fourth meeting will follow highly successful congresses in Singapore (2007), Grahamstown, South Africa (2010) and Mechelen, Belgium (2013). The congresses are held under the auspices of the World Journalism Education Council,... Continue Reading →