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WJEC conference at AUT - the Australian & Pacific pre-conference

Oceania Interrupted with Auckland's Rangitoto Island in the background. Image: Sangeeta Singh
Event date and time: 
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 17:30 - Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 18:00

Welcome to the 4th World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC) and Preconference to be held in Auckland from July 12 to July 16, 2016.

An Australian (JERAA) and Pacific (PMC and MEP) preconference will also be held on July 13.

Oceania Interrupted and final Preconference final programme - July 13

Corruption in the Pacific and the role of the media flyer - July 13

The WJEC conference, hosted by Auckland University of Technology's School of Communication Studies,
will provide a discussion forum on the development of journalism and journalism education worldwide. Contemporary developments signal significant shifts in the place of journalism programmes within the university and broader educational environment and in relationships with industry and wider society.

The implications of this transition will be the focus of the 4th World Journalism Education Congress (WJEC).

Journalism Education in the Asia-Pacific will also be a strong feature of the conference in partnership with the Pacific Media Centre and Media Educators Pacific. The welcome and a cultural communication event will be held on the evening of July 12 at 5.30pm. hosted by the Pacific Media Centre.



News story here - nine people in strong Asia-Pacific representation

More information at the PMC website

WJEC conference website

JERAA preconference website


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