Jock and Peggy got back from the Winter AEJMC “chip” session a week ago and think we have a great program to announce for next summer’s San Francisco convention. Here’s the lineup of programs that COMJIG is sponsoring or co-sponsoring. Mark your calendars now!
Wednesday, Aug. 2:
10-11:30 a.m.: Connections that Matter: Theories and Methods for Researching Community Media. Co-sponsor: Graduate Education Interest Group
1:30-3 p.m.: Research Paper session.
3:15-4:45 p.m.: Mini-Plenary Session: Other Voices, Other Newsrooms: Ethnic, Alternative, Urban and Community Media.” Sponsors: COMJIG, Magazine Division, Religion and Media IG, Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender IG.
Thursday, Aug. 3:
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.: What’s Next for Newspapers? A Roundtable Discussion. Newspaper Division is the lead sponsor; COMJIG, co-sponsor.
3:15-4:45 p.m.: Riders in the Storm: Hurricane Katrina Coverage. Visual Communications is the lead sponsor; COMJIG, co-sponsor.
8:30-10 p.m.: Our membership meeting. Discussion topic: “Are We Eating Our Young? The Role of the Community Journalism Educator.
10:15-11:45 p.m.: Business meeting/exec committee meeting.
Friday, Aug. 4:
8:15-9:45 a.m.: All in the Fishbowl: Campus Papers as Community Papers. COMJIG with Civic & Citizen Journalism IG.
11:45-1:15 p.m.: Our scholar to scholar session.
3:15-4:45 p.m.: Will Civic Journalism Become a Subset of the Citizen Journalism Movement? Civic & Citizen Jour IG; COMJIG, co-sponsor.