Call for Papers:
The Democracy Development Program in partnership with the Durban University of Technology’s Journalism Department intends to host a Media Summit towards activating citizens and the media to shape the journalism/media industry into a developmental journalism that influences political accountability and effective policies.
“Our goal is to support a new generation of public intellectuals capable of immersing themselves deeply in the most pressing issues and ideas of the day, engage in original research and to tell great stories – presenting their work in ways that can engage a new generation of audiences eager to be confronted with new information and new ideas in forms that are accessible and provoking”, Wits Journalism
To raise awareness and promote development journalism in academic institutions, civic organisations, and community-based media outlets.
Papers are invited to respond to one or more of the following questions:
The conference targets representatives from various civic education institutions, academics and researchers, including donor community, local government practitioners, traditional leaders, civil society, government officials, public administration students, legal fraternity as well as representatives from various political parties, the private sector and labour unions.
Interested applicants wishing to present their original research should submit abstracts(300 – 350 words) by Friday, 26 June 2020, 12 Noon (South African time).
All extended abstracts/queries should be submitted electronically to Sthabiso Mdledle on email@example.com .
|Abstract submission:||26 June, 2020|
|Notification of acceptance to Author(s):||13 July 2020|
|Full papers due:||31 July 2020|
|Revisions communicated to authors:||07 August 2020|
|Anticipate Publishing:||September 2020|