Call for Research Papers/Abstracts: Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2019

Call for Research Papers/Abstracts: Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2019

Deadline: April 8, 2019

Call for Research papers and abstracts for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference 2019 is open. The Global Investigative Journalism Conference, scheduled for September 26-29 in Hamburg, Germany, will again feature an academic research track.

Journalism professors and researchers worldwide are invited to submit research paper abstracts highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, new developments and best practices in investigative and data journalism.

The conference will be co-hosted by the Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN), Netzwerk Recherche (NR) and the Interlink Academy for International Dialog and Journalism. Designed by journalists for journalists, GIJC19 will focus, as always, on practical skills, technology and training. Selected research papers will be presented at the 2019 Global Investigative Journalism Conference at the Spiegel Publishing House and HafenCity University Hamburg, Germany.

Topic Areas

Topics considered although not limited to:

  • Trends in investigative reporting
  • Trends in computer-assisted reporting and data journalism
  • Challenges in doing investigative reporting depending on country or culture
  • Successful methods of teaching investigative, computer-assisted and data journalism
  • Adapting investigative journalism to new technologies

Eligibility

  • Open to journalism professors and researchers worldwide who have research paper abstracts highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies, new developments and best practices in investigative and data journalism;
  • Proposals should present original research into any aspect of the aforementioned topics in an abstract of maximum 300 words. Papers must follow APA style. If the abstract is accepted, paper length is no more than 15 pages (excluding references, tables and appendices).
  • Papers should not have been published or presented at a prior conference.

Submission Requirements

  • Paper must be written in English.
  • Paper must be in the format of Microsoft Word (.doc or docx). No other formats will be accepted.
  • If abstract is accepted, paper must be formatted to APA style and no longer than 15 pages (excluding references, tables, appendices)
  • Papers should be sent with the title, but without the author’s identifying information. Please send a separate title page with the authors’ contact information. This will ensure a fair and unbiased selection process.

Application

Abstracts and papers should be sent to [email protected]

For more information, visit Global Investigative Journalism Conference.

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