Future of Media and Communication Research: Media Ecology and Big Data
2017 International Conference
November 19-21, 2017
Fuxuan Hotel, Fudan University - Shanghai, P. R. China
Organized jointly by
Fudan Information and Communication Research Center & Fudan Journalism School, Fudan University, China
the Institute for International Journalism (IIJ) in the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, USA
The School of Journalism at Fudan University, Shanghai, People Republic of China, in partnership with the Institute for International Journalism, in the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, USA are hosting an international conference on Future of Media and Communication Research: Media Ecology and Big Data. In the age of new technology and big data, the media landscape in China and around the world is changing rapidly with the rise of social media and digital media. Media ecology brings various new topics for the media industry, academics and scholars. Areas being explored at all institutional/organizational sectors of media include—but not limited to—media convergence, the use of big data, and audience engagement. This conference has attracted scholars and research papers of interest to academics, industry and other interested stakeholders who are working with digital technology, media or mass communication to ideate and present new approaches addressing or exploring those important topics.
The research papers accepted for presentation at this conference will discuss new media and big data: big data and communication research paradigm; news production and data journalism; media use and engagement; computational social science and communication research; big data, education and media effects; big data and media industry change; and big data and communication education. The conference will commence with an afternoon tour of Shanghai city and an evening welcome reception on November 19 and run through November 22, 2017.
For more information about the sponsoring institutions at Fudan University, China, and Ohio University, USA, please click here at the Sponsors page.