Doctoral students Dzmitry Yuran and Natalie Manayeva have presented two papers, “Revolution Through Social Networks in Belarus: Sociological Perspective” and “Broadcasting Country to its Citizens: Belarusian Services of Western Broadcast Media and Belarusian Audiences” at the Central and East European Communica
JEM is the co-sponsor of a conference entitled Justice, Media and the People's Right to Know that will be held April 1 at the Howard Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
The keynote speaker will be Alex S. Jones, director of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University.
The program is aimed at informing journalists, citizens, and public records administrators to understand the right to know about government activities, how cases go through the courts, and how to access and disseminate information.
Several JEM faculty and students will present papers at various conferences throughout April and May.
JEM Associate Professor and CCI Associate Dean Catherine Luther, JEM Professor Sam Swan, and JEM Ph.D. students Ivanka Radovic and Iveta Imre are attending the Broadcast Education Association Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Luther will be presenting on a panel she organized called "Media and Democracy in the Middle East," while Swan, Radovic, and Imre will present on a panel called "High Democracy: Global News Ethics in Former Communist and Socialist Countries."
JEM Professor Paul Ashdown will present at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies convention in Brussels, Belgium in May.