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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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Call for Papers

‘Photojournalism and Citizen Journalism: Co-operation, Collaboration and Connectivity’ Special Issue of Journalism Practice Guest editor: Stuart Allan, Cardiff University, UK If everyone with a smartphone can be a citizen photojournalist, who needs professional photojournalism? This rather flippant question cuts to the … Continue reading

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Long live Stuart Hall (1932-2014)

At such a sad time, it is heartening to read the responses written by those moved by the passing of Stuart Hall. Like others, I have my personal recollections of his warmth and kindness – a letter he wrote on … Continue reading

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New job!

I am very pleased to say that I have joined the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC) at Cardiff University. Please see the ‘About’ page for my new contact details.

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