Terrorkonferens 770

Journalism in a world of terrorism 

Fojo Media Institute together with the Institution for Media and Journalism at Linneaus University organized an international conference for media researchers and journalists in Kalmar on 9-11 May 2017.
The first day of keynote speakers was open to the public and now you can watch their speeches below. Day 2 and 3 the conference continued with panel discussions and workshops for invited journalist and researchers. They came from all over the world like Great Britain, Morocco, Norway, New Zealand, France and Niger.

Program: The open part of the conference

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Tuesday May 9

The conference is open to the public 13.30 – 16.30
Place: Conference Center Kalmarsalen in Kalmar

Opening of the conference
Renaud de la Brosse, Professor at Linnaeus University and Kersti Forsberg, head of Fojo Media Institute

Keynote speakers:
Reactions to truck attack and editorial dilemmas April 7.
Ulf Johansson, Head of News, SVT
How was twitter used April 7 in Stockholm? Surprising result!
Christian Christensen, Professor of Journalism studies & Head of Doctoral Studies, Stockholm University & Walid Al-Saqaf, media researcher 
Terrorist and their tactical use of social media platforms
Suvojit Bandopadhyuaya, PhD candidate, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.

14.50-15.10 paus/break

(Mis)Representing Terrorism in Global Media
Daya Thussu, Professor, University of Westminster, London
Journalism in the Age of Terrorism
Courtney C Radsh, Committee to protect journalists, Washington DC, USA

Phone: +46 (0) 480 44 64 00 Address: Linnéuniversitetet, fojo, 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden Visiting Address: Gröndalsvägen 19, 392 36 Kalmar, Sweden Email: fojoinfo@lnu.se