Second International Conference on Communication & Media Studies - University of British Columbia, Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada

Theme 1: Media Cultures

On the cultures of media and the media of culture.

Mass versus niche media
‘Audience’ and practices of participation in media
Cultural representation and power in media
Popular culture in the media
Feminist analyses of media
(In)equities in access, and digital divide
Politics of media and media in politics
Censorship, affront and censoriousness in media
Bodily presence and embodiment in media
Multicultural media
Media identities, from stars to selfies
Keywords

Media
Mass Media
Audience
Representation
Power
Popular Culture
Politics
Identities
Theme 2: Media Theory

On the theories of media and communication.

Communications theory
Telepresence and time-space compressions
Psychology of media and communications
The idea of the virtual
Cybernetics
Mediation and remediation
Media discourses: vicarious and participatory
Ideologies in media, manipulation and propaganda
Information theory
Media analytics
Keywords

Communications
Virtuality
Cybernetics
Mediation
Ideologies
Information
Theme 3: Media Technologies and Processes

On the technologies of media and communication.

Mass media and broadcast media: television, radio, newspapers, magazines
Cinema and documentary
Typographic media, from print to postscript
Photography, from film to digital
Hypermedia and multimedia
Internet and online media
Social media
Informatics: code and data in media
Keywords

Mass Media
Cinema
Documentary
Print
Photography
Hypermedia
Internet
Social Media
Informatics
Theme 4: Media Business

On the business of communication media.

Political economy of media
Media management
Advertising and marketing
News media and journalism: changing dimensions of a profession
Public relations as text and profession
The changing publishing industry
Intellectual property, between copyright and commons
Reputational economies
Globalization of media
Keywords

Media Economics
Management
Advertising
Marketing
Journalism
Public Relations
Publishing
Intellectual Property
Globalization
Theme 5: Media Literacies

On the languages and learning of media.

Media education
Media training and workforce development
From learning management systems to MOOCs: e-learning environments as educational media
Self-instructing media and informal learning
Over-the-shoulder learning
Keywords:

Media Education
Training
Instructional Media
e-Learning
At a Glance
When 16 November 2017
Where Vancouver, BC, Canada
Organizer Common Ground Publishing
Event Type conference
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