Research news

The latest calls for papers and news regarding public service media and communications research.

Call for papers are placed in order of upcoming deadlines. Conference dates can also be found in our events section.

Research funds and other opportunities can also be found via our Grants & Opportunities page.

Climate change tools for journalists

Climate change is the biggest existential crisis that we face, yet the topic is often misreported or lacks in regular coverage. Browse through a series of useful guides and tools to help journalists report this most complex of issues.

New IABM Glossary of broadcast technical terms

New industry-wide glossary provides an extensive resource of essential technical terms for the broadcast and media industry.

Call for Papers: Framing War & Conflict

As part of a special issue of the Media, War and Conflict journal, the War and Media network are looking for papers that assess framing as a method for analysing contemporary war coverage.

Call for Papers: 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference

This year’s conference in Johannesburg will feature an “academic research track” focussing Investigative and Computer-Assisted Reporting Pedagogical Skills and Techniques.

Nordic Voices on Freedom of Expression

The Network for Journalists in the Nordic Countries (NJC) has released a fascinating collection of abstracts regarding freedom of expression in the region.

Recommended read: Broadcasting & National Imagination in Post-Communist Latvia

Defining the Nation, Defining Public Television