What:  Neil Postman conference about the role of the media in the growth of populism.

When/where: New York University, october 6,2017

Deadline: May 1st, 2017

Topics: a day after the US election The New York Times published an article entitled “How Did the Media—How Did We—Get This Wrong?”. The conference aims to explore the contradictory role of the media in relation to the populism: on one side, their role is the traditional watch-dog one; on the other side, leaders need media to succeed – and media needs leaders to follow and comment upon. A short list of general themes includes:

  • Media and Information Industries
  • Digital Inequalities
  • Activist Media
  • Political Futurity

How to: send your 250-words abstract through the google submission form on the conference page.

Link/infos: this is the conference page and also the subscription page.


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