Type Conference
Catagory Social Sciences and Humanities
Duration 13-Dec-2018 to 14-Dec-2018
Place Brussels, Belgium
Cotact Person Martina Temmerman
Event Inquiry Email [email protected]
Organizing Society Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Abstract submission Deadline 30-Jun-2018

Third biennial conference of the Brussels Institute for Journalism Studies (BIJU) Steered by what Kovach & Rosenstiel describe as our ‘awareness instinct’, exchanging ‘news’ fulfills basic human needs for information, orientation, and connection. The entanglement of ‘news’, understood as recent and current public information, and the development of journalism (as a profession), renders the question what ‘is’ or ‘becomes’ news highly relevant for the study of journalism. One