Call for papers - PJR24(1) July 2018: Disasters, cyclones and communication


Papers are being sought for a special themed edition of Pacific Journalism Review based on disasters, cyclones, extreme weather and political economy of climate change media. Deadline: January 20, 2018

The UN convention on Climate Change (COP23) conference in Bonn in November, co-chaired by Fiji, is expected to be a rich resource of research outputs. This edition will be produced in collaboration with IKAT research journal of Universitas Gadjah Mada. Papers can include but are not restricted to:

+ Climate change communication

+ Extreme weather and crisis journalism

+ Climate crisis and journalism strategies

+ Disaster survivor narratives and storytelling

+ Social media and national emergencies

+ Disaster communication and normative media

+ Climate change refugees and relocation

+ Elite media and climate change realities

+ Facilitative, collaborative or radical climate journalism alternatives?

+ Political economy of climate media in Asia-Pacific

+ Teaching climate crisis journalism

The above list is a guideline and other related topics will also be considered. The journal has an unthemed section and other papers related to journalism studies, and journalism education, theory and practice will also be considered.

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