AEJMC Calls

Papers, Proposals & Editors

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Knight News Challenge
AEJMC is again seeking proposals from its members to develop innovative and creative academic applications of projects already funded through the Knight News Challenge.  The goal is to implement these projects in ways that enhance the education of future journalists for the new media landscape. This program is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.  AEJMC will award two grants of up to $8,000 each. Deadline to apply is February 1, 2015. See Complete Call.

Call for the AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize
AEJMC is calling for books and manuscript-length non-fiction reporting projects (including multi-media) for the AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize. This award will be given annually to a book or project concerning Latin America or coverage of issues in Latin America. The work must make an original contribution to improve knowledge about Latin America to U.S. students, journalists or the public. Deadline for receipt by Monday, December 1, 2014. See Complete Call.

AEJMC Senior Scholar Research Program
Proposals Sought for Senior Scholar Grants
The AEJMC Senior Scholar Research Program will award up to two $4,000 grants to senior scholars to fund innovative and timely research projects in journalism and mass communication. This is a project of the AEJMC Strategic Plan. Senior scholars who are AEJMC members may submit proposals for these grants in the fall of 2014, and selections will be announced by early January 2015. Deadline for submitting proposals is Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at 4:59 p.m. Eastern Time. See Complete Call.

Emerging Scholars Program
Proposals Sought for Emerging Scholars Grants
The AEJMC Emerging Scholars Program will award $2,500 research and teaching grants to up to four research or teaching proposals to encourage innovative and timely projects in journalism and mass communication. This is a project of the AEJMC Strategic Plan. AEJMC members may submit proposals for these grants in the fall of 2014, and selections will be announced by early January 2015. Deadline for submitting proposals is Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 4:59 p.m. Eastern Time. See Complete Call.

International Perspectives On Community Journalism
The International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors
Special, joint issue call for papers: Community Journalism and Grassroots Editor
Guest editor: John Hatcher of the University of Minnesota Duluth
Overview: This special, joint issue, titled “International Perspectives on Community Journalism,” will attempt to unite top scholars in the field of community journalism in an exploration of this growing and exciting area of research. This issue also will solicit articles from leading community journalists from across the globe who will offer their own analyses of the state of community journalism.
Submission deadline:
September 2, 2014 (extended abstracts); December 15, 2014 (full manuscript); March 2015 (publication). See Complete Call.

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