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The International Journalism Seminar returns in October in its third edition


The International Journalism Seminar (IJS) reaches its third edition this year with new questions, answers, challenges and opportunities facing the future of the profession. The first session will be held on October 17, when students will tell their summer experiences. In November, Geir Conrad Tufte and Dariusz Rott will offer their views on the state of journalism in Norway and Poland.

The demand for media professionals trained to deal with international audiences and coverage has risen dramatically, in response to the globalization of news and markets, and the increase in the number of multinational communications companies.

This Third International Seminar, organized by the Journalism Area of the University Miguel Hernández, intends to discuss the development of journalism in a global context.

The IJS offers monthly sessions with in-depth knowledge of the latest trends in the media industry. Each session consists of the speakers´ lecture, followed by questions and answers, with a great deal of interaction. You are encouraged to participate.

All sessions will be held in the “Classroom 0.5”, Torreblanca Building, Elche Campus, during week days.

Enrolment is free for UMH Journalism students with a medium and high level of English language.

A certificate will be awarded upon attendance to 80% of the lectures.

Applications should be sent to: José A. García Avilés, International Journalism Seminar director, jose.garciaa@umh.es before October 12th. Please include:

-Message title: International Journalism Seminar

-Your name & surname, address, ID Number, course you are enrolled, phone number, e-mail and five lines of your curriculum vitae (in English).

-Please, state your English level, certificates obtained & English courses attended.

Accepted applicants will receive notification by 14th October. Available places are limited.

This is the brochure of the seminar.

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25 septiembre 2012