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[ecrea] call for abstracts: VI International Conference on Online Journalism

Sun Jun 17 02:13:49 GMT 2018

*#6COBCIBER: 22 and 23 November, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto*

The organization of the VI International Conference on Online Journalism (#6COBCIBER) invites interested researchers to submit, until June 15, proposals for communications to be presented at the Conference. These should preferably address the “Threats to Online Journalism”, a subject on which we leave some topics:

- Fake news;

- Post truth;

- Clickbait;

- Sponsored content;

- End of Internet neutrality;

- Disinformation;

- Immediatism and publication without verification;

- Infotainment;

- Sensationalism;

- Viral content;

- Manipulation;

- Bias;

- Decontamination;

- Self-publishing;

- Amateur publication;

- Anonymity;

- Sedentary lifestyle;

- Multitasking production;

- Disinvestment;

- Disintermediation;

- Deregulation;

- Precariousness;

- Social networks;

- Search engines;

- Aggregators;

- Predation of contents;

- Trafficking in personal data;

- Intrusive advertising;

- Ad blockers;

- Automation;

- Robots.

Proposals, in abstract form, may be written in Portuguese, Spanish, French or English. Each of them should include a description of 400 to 500 words, including, in particular, the topic and relevance of the same, hypothesis or argument, conceptual and methodological framework, expected results and up to five keywords.

Researchers should send their proposals by email (obciber [at] <>), stating in the subject “# 6COBCIBER: Abstract”.

The proposals will then be evaluated by the members of the #6COBCIBER Scientific Committee, and the results will be communicated to all authors until July 30. In cases of acceptance, standards will be sent for publication in the proceedings.

More info: <>

*Important dates*


Call for abstracts: until *June 22*

Communication of acceptance: until July 30

Sending communications for proceedings: until November 30 (non-extendable)

Prior registration (1^st phase): July 30 to October 15

Subsequent registration (2^nd phase): October 16 to November 20



Prior registration (1^st phase): July 30 to October 15

Subsequent registration (2^nd phase): October 16 to November 20

Prices (1^st and 2^nd phases)

Students: 10 euros (20 euros)

Other participants: 50 euros (70 euros)




University of Porto, Faculty of Arts

Via Panorâmica, s/n

Porto, Portugal

GPS Coordinates: 41.1505, -8.6322




*Organizing Committee
*Ana Isabel Reis
Fernando Zamith
Helder Bastos
Pedro Jerónimo

Email: obciber (Gmail)

*Communication and Secretariat*
Office of Events, Communication and Image of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto

*Cristina Ferreira

*Scientific Committee*

Alejandro Rost (Univ. Nacional del Comahue, Argentina)
Amy Schmitz Weiss (San Diego State Univ., EUA)
Ana Isabel Reis (Univ. Porto, Portugal)
António Granado (Univ. Nova de Lisboa, Portugal)
Beth Saad Côrrea (Univ. S. Paulo, Brazil)
Concha Edo (Univ. Complutense de Madrid, Spain)
Daniela Bertocchi (Univ. São Paulo, Brazl)
Elvira García de Torres (Univ. CEU Cardenal Herrera, Spain)
Fernando Zamith (Univ. Porto, Portugal)
Helder Bastos (Univ. Porto, Portugal)
Helena Lima (Univ. Porto, Portugal)
Inês Amaral (Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal)
Javier Díaz Noci (Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Espanha)
João Canavilhas (Univ. Beira Interior, Portugal)
José Pereira (Univ. Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
Koldo Meso (Univ. País Vasco, Spain)
Luís António Santos (Univ. Minho, Portugal)
Lyudmyla Yezers’ka (Univ. Piura, Peru)
Marcos Palacios (Univ. Federal da Bahia, Brazil)
Paulo Frias (Univ. Porto, Portugal)
Pedro Jerónimo (Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Portugal)
Ramón Salaverría (Univ. Navarra, Spain)
Suzana Barbosa (Univ. Federal da Bahia, Brazil)
Valerie Belair-Gagnon (Univ. Minnesota, EUA)

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