Call for Papers! Critical Media Transformations: Practices, Challenges, Perspectives


The Department of Public Communications at Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas, Lithuania together with Interlinks10.Net: Nordplus Network of Journalism Schools is organizing an international conference “Critical Media Transformations: Practices, Challenges, Perspectives” on 7-8 October 2010.

The conference addresses the two conflicting paradigms of globalization and localization with respect to different changes and challenges as emerging in the European media and journalism, including diffusion of new media technologies, digitization of messages and convergence of media industries, commercialization and homogenization of journalism, changing media functions and media governance, European public spheres.

Contributions which address the above mentioned topics from the conceptual, empirical and methodological point of view are strongly encouraged.  

Please send an abstract of max. 250 words via email to Kristina Juraite at

Deadline for sending an abstract is 15 September 2010.

Selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings as a special issue of the peerreviewed journal Media Transformations.

For more information please see Call for papers.

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