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About Stuart Allan's personal blog

Stuart Allan is Professor and Head of the School of Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff University, UK.

Article in Global Media and Communication

Farrell, N. and Allan, S. (2015) ‘Redrawing boundaries: WITNESS and the politics of citizen videos,’ Global Media and Communication, Online first: DOI: 10.1177/1742766515606291 Abstract This article engages with several pressing issues revolving around ‘citizen witnessing,’ with specific reference to the … Continue reading

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New article in Information, Communication & Society

Allan, S. and Peters, C. (2015) ‘Visual truths of citizen reportage: Four research problematics,’ Information, Communication & Society. First fifty copies free of charge: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/QeVuQyB4n2XIfJfDAmnv/full Abstract In striving to better understand issues associated with citizen contributions to newsmaking in crisis … Continue reading

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Article in The Conversation

Crisis reporting and citizen journalism: 7/7 changed the way we experience news Posted by: Professor Stuart Allan Remembering 7/7: On July 7 2005 bomb explosions in London destroyed three underground trains and a bus. R/DV/RS, CC BY The London attacks … Continue reading

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Special Issue – Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism

I am very pleased to say that a special issue, ‘Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism,’ has been published across two peer-reviewed journals, Digital Journalism 3(4) and Journalism Practice 9(4). My ‘Introduction’ as guest editor appears in both journals, and an article … Continue reading

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Interview about Citizen Journalism

During my visit to Prague last October, Roman Hájek and Sandra Štefaniková of the Department of Journalism at Charles University asked me some rather interesting questions about citizen journalism. My attempt to answer them has been published in the Czech … Continue reading

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Deadline – January 9, 2015

Happy New Year! And a reminder of the fast-approaching deadline for the conference Future of Journalism: Risks, Threats and Opportunities being held at Cardiff University, September 10-11, 2015. Abstracts (250 words max) due January 9 via email.

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Call for papers – The 2015 Future of Journalism conference

THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM: RISKS, THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September 2015 Cardiff University, UK Call for Papers We are delighted to announce the fifth biennial conference – The Future of Journalism – to be hosted by the … Continue reading

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Next couple of months…

Looking forward to participating in several events this month and next, including as a visiting professor with the Department of Journalism, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic; the Red Cross and Red Crescent Global Communication Forum in Nairobi, … Continue reading

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New book: Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives, volume 2

Very pleased to announce the publication of the second volume of Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives, which I have co-edited with Einar Thorsen. Book synopsis: The second volume of Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives seeks to build upon the agenda set in motion by … Continue reading

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New article : ‘Witnessing in crisis: Photo-reportage of terror attacks in Boston and London’

Allan, S. (2014) ‘Witnessing in crisis: Photo-reportage of terror attacks in Boston and London,’ Media, War & Conflict, 7(2). Online first. Abstract The importance of bearing witness to what is transpiring in harrowing circumstances is a lynchpin of war and conflict reporting. More … Continue reading

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