Strong turn out for Future of Journalism conference

Several Mundus Journalism alumni and staff are in Cardiff to join academics from around the world in discussing the latest issues and trends within journalism scholarship.


Held once every two years at Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, the Future of Journalism conference is the only global academic conference dedicated exclusively to the discussion of journalism studies. 

This year, several of our alumni and staff are there to present their research on themes related to journalism in a post-truth age. Presenters and topics include:

  • Scott A. Eldridge II (Hamburg alumni) & Henrik Bødker (Aarhus University staff member) - Inferences of ‘truth’: Journalism as an ‘inferential community’
  • Andreas Hepp & Wiebke Loosen (Hans Bredow Institute, Hamburg staff member) - ‘Makers’ of a future journalism? The role of ‘pioneer communities’ in transforming journalism
  • Catriona Bonfiglioli (University of Technology, Sydney, staff member) - Facing the challenges to health journalism in a post-truth era
  • Aljosha Karim Schapals (City University of London, alumni), Folker Hanusch, Christoph Neuberger & Christian Nuernbergk - Journalism beyond the crisis: Emerging forms, practices and uses

Select articles form the conference will be published in proceedings issues of the journalism Journalism Studies, Digital Journalism and Journalism Practice. 

A full programme can be found here:


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