Investigative journalism conference calls for papers

Journalism professors worldwide can submit their papers to be presented at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference.

The eighth Global Investigative Journalism Conference, to be held October 12-15 in Rio de Janeiro, will feature for the first time an academic research track, highlighting trends, challenges, teaching methodologies and best practices in investigative journalism.

Topics of research papers will be considered but not limited to trends in computer-assisted reporting and data journalism, trends in investigative reporting, challenges related to country or culture, successful teaching methods and adapting investigative journalism to new technologies.

This is a call for submission of abstracts by July 15, 2013 of no more than 300 words for a short paper and panel presentation at Global Investigative Journalism Conference at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Decisions will be made by July 22, 2013.
Final papers will be due Sept. 23, 2013.

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