Seminar programme

The Communication, Media and Journalism (CMJ) group regularly host seminars in which our own researchers and those from other institutions share their work.

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If you'd like to suggest a speaker for a future CMJ seminar, please email the seminar series coordinator Dr Dmitry Chernobrov at d.chernobrov@sheffield.ac.uk.

Our research seminars are being presented in a mix of hybrid, online and in-person formats. Please ensure you check the below programme before attending. 

If you are not a current staff / student member at the Department of Journalism Studies and are interesting in attending any of these talks, please email the seminar series coordinator Dr Dmitry Chernobrov d.chernobrov@sheffield.ac.uk. You can also book onto the talks via eventbrite.


Tuesday 4 October, 4.15pm (hybrid event - online and in-person, LT09 in The Diamond)

Panel: 'Researching and Countering M/Disinformation'

Dr Dani Madrid-Morales
Dr Bina Ogbebor
Dr Ilya Yablokov
Dr Irini Katsirea

Moderator - Dr Dmitry Chernobov
all University of Sheffield


 Wednesday 19 October, 2pm (online)

Interview: 'Information at War: Journalism, Disinformation, and Modern Warfare'.

Prof. Philip Seib
Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Public Diplomacy
University of Southern California


Wednesday 26 October, 9am (online)

'Different Journalisms: Contexts and Cultures'

Prof Saba Bebawi
Head of Discipline for Journalism and Writing
University of Technology Sydney 


Wednesday 2 November, 2pm (in-person, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street) 

'Understanding Contemporary News Audiences through Studying News Avoiders'

Dr. Benjamin Toff

Senior Research Fellow
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford

Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota


Wednesday 23 November, 2pm (in-person, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street)

Book Launch and discussion: 'Disinformation in the Global South'

Dr Dani Madrid-Morales
Lecturer in Journalism
University of Sheffield, and

Peter Cunliffe-Jones
Course Director
University of Westminster


Wednesday 30 November, 2pm (in-person, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street)

'Breaching BBC Impartiality Rules: Journalistic Codes, Institutional Networks, and Social Media'

Dr María Luengo Cruz

Associate Professor
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Visiting Professor
University of Sheffield 


Wednesday 7 December, 2pm (in-person, Room G14, 9 Mappin Street)

'Local 'fixers' in conflict reporting: Emotional labour and the ethics of transnational collaboration'

Dr Johana Kotisova

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow
University of Amsterdam 


Wednesday 14 December, 2pm (online)

Book Launch: 'Data for Journalism'

Dr Jingrong Tong

Senior Lecturer
University of Sheffield


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