Call for abstracts – IV International Conference on Online Journalism

27 05 2014

The ObCiber – Observatório do Ciberjornalismo invites submissions for its IV International Conference on Online Journalism – December 04-05, 2014 – in the University of Porto, Portugal, under the general theme of “Quality and Credibility on Online Journalism”.

Abstracts – either in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English – should be sent to The 500 words abstract should include the topic and its relevance, the hypothesis or main argument, conceptual and methodological framework, expected results and up to 5 keywords. There are to be no biographical notes or references within the abstract which must be accompanied by a separate cover letter, for blind review purposes, only with the author(s) name(s), institutional affiliation(s) and postal and e-mail address(es).

Papers can be presented at the conference in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English, but the slides must be in English.

John V. Pavlik, Rutgers University, USA
Peter J. Anderson, University of Central Lancashire, UK
Neil Thurman, City University of London, UK
Daniela Bertocchi, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Eva Dominguez, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
António Granado, New University of Lisbon, Portugal

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is July 15, 2014.
You will be informed whether or not your abstract is accepted by September 15, 2014.
The deadline for full papers is October 31, 2014. All the papers will be published in the online book of conference proceedings.

Registration Fees:
• Early Registration (October 31): General 30€; U.Porto papers authors 10€; students 10€; U.Porto students free
• Late Registration (November 30): General 40€; U.Porto papers authors 20€; students 20€; U.Porto students free