Registration open for ICA Post-Conference: Novel Directions in Media Innovation And Funding 

Registration is now open and the program is available for the ICA post-conference, Novel Directions in Media Innovation and Funding.

This is a two-day conference bringing together scholars, journalists, and students to analyze the impact of journalism funding and policy in different national contexts, consider innovative and successful funding solutions, and examine the role of digital news start-ups and peripheral actors in reshaping journalism.

Key information:

  • The conference runs from May 29, 6.00 – 8:30 pm and May 30 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, 2023
  • The conference will be held at the Gladstone House at 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, which is a short ride by streetcar from the location of ICA 2023
  • Queen Street West is a hub of Toronto’s best restaurants, cafés, independent boutiques, street art and galleries
  • Registration fees: CAD$75 for academics and professionals, and CAD$25 for students, including evening canapés, breakfast, lunch and snacks
  • The conference will feature a variety of sessions, including a keynote, research breakfast, and table talks, to foster generative discussions

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Hanan Badr, Universität Salzburg, Austria
  • Rodney Benson, New York University
  • Diana Bossio, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Hossein Derakhshan, London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK
  • Terry Flew, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Rick Harp, MediaIndigena
  • Aske Kammer, Roskilde University, Denmark
  • Hadiya Roderique, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Vinita Srivastava, Executive Producer + Host, Don’t Call Me Resilient, and Senior Editor, Culture and Society, The Conversation Canada
  • … and more

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This conference is supported in part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, as well as the School of Journalism, Writing, and Media at the University of British Columbia.

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