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Published: 16 Oct, 2009

Online news during times of crisis and citizen journalism

NEWS During 20-22 October, Professor Stuart Allan from Bournemouth University (UK) will be visiting Umeå University. He has been invited by the Department of Culture and Media sciences and HUMlab, and will hold a series of open lectures on science journalism.

Stuart Allan is a professor of journalism at Bournemouth University, United Kingdom. His areas of expertise are Online news during times of crisis, conflict and war reporting, especially in the roll of citizen journalism, Science Journalism and how nanotechnology is represented in the press, Journalism history with a special interests in certain reportorial forms and practices have become conventionalised, as well as Young People, citizenship and digital media.

Citizen journalism (with focus on the significance of digital media and online news).
Open HUMlab Seminar
Tuesday 20 October 1:15 – 3:00 pm at HUMlab (located in the basement below the University Library)

Science journalism and the politics of framing
Open seminar at the Department for Culture and Media Studies
Wednesday 21 October 3:00 – 5:00 pm, C 202, Arts Building

War reporting in a digital age
Public lecture and question-and-answer session
Thursday 22 October, 9:00 - 10.30 am, Lecture Hall G, Arts Building

During his visit to Umeå, Professor Stuart Allen will also have a special meeting with students in the programmes for science journalism, culture journalism, and media studies.


Editor: Helena Vejbrink