Schedule

Provisional schedule

April 8: arrival and get together at 20 (Itaca)

April 9

8.30-9.00: Get together and introductory remarks

9.00-10.30: Paolo Mancini (Università di Perugia) Advantages and pitfalls of the idea of media system

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-12.30: Gabriele Balbi (USI Università della Svizzera italiana) Changes and continuities in media systems. A historical perspective

12.30-14.00: Lunch break

14.00-15.30: Research projects’ presentation and discussion with Gabriele Balbi and Paolo Mancini

  • Jinjue Li, Influence of Online Games to the Interpersonal Interaction Between Chinese Teenagers
  • Wei Yang, Chinese Tanbi subculture
  • Agnes Miaotong Yuan, Development of DTMB international digital television standard

15.30-15.45: coffee break

15.45-16.45: Research projects’ presentation and discussion with Gabriele Balbi and Paolo Mancini

  • Pablo Morales , A study on audience response to the soft power endeavours of China and other emerging countries
  • Phuong Linh Le, Mainstream and alternative media in Vietnam’s news media systems: A multifaceted case study of reporting on women and migration

 

April 10

9.00-10.30: Claudia Mellado (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso) The evolving role of journalism today: Professional cultures and journalistic performance in Latin America

10.30-11.00: coffee break

11.00-12.30: Research projects’ presentation and discussion with Claudia Mellado and Gabriele Balbi

  • Jose Benitez Compre, Comparative media systems and media policies in Central America from the perspective of the communication rights
  • SoniaRegina S.da Cunha, Open TV newscast in Brazil: Episteme in Motion?
  • Flavio Garcia Da Rocha, Current Project: Cross-media practices and meaning making from audiovisual fiction

12.30-14.00: Lunch break

14.30-18.30: Perugia sightseeing

20.00: dinner

 

April 11

9.00-10.30: Daniel Hallin (University of California, San Diego) Issues in the comparative analysis of media systems

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-12.30: Federico Subervi (University of Leeds) The Media System of the colony of Puerto Rico: Which theories apply for international comparisons?

12.30-14.00: Lunch break

14.00-15.30: Research projects’ presentation and discussion with Dan Hallin and Federico Subervi

  • Joy Jenkins, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism assesses how local and regional newspapers are adapting to changes facing the news industry
  • Lucia Mesquitaa, What role do non-governmental organizations play in the practice of contemporary journalism?

15.30-15.45: coffee break

15.45-16.45: Research projects’ presentation and discussion with Dan Hallin and Subervi

  • Fawad Baig, Political Parallelism in Pakistani Press: A Comparative Analysis
  • Mushtaq Sehrish, Influences on journalists for selection of War and Peace Frames: Coverage of IndoPak Conflict in Indian and Pakistani Newspapers

 

April 12

9.00-10.30: Jairo Lugo-Ocando (University of Leeds) Foreign aid, civil society and the shaping of the media systems in Latin America

10.30-11.00: Coffee break

11.00-12.00: Research projects’ presentation and discussion with Jairo Lugo-Ocando and Paolo Mancini

  • Sofia Verza, Counter-terrorism and the right to criticize: the role of media systems
  • Anna Stanziano, Italy is really a country so corrupt? Analysis of several indexes of corruption to verify if perception reflects the reality

12.00-12.30: Final remarks, Paolo Mancini

12.30-14.00: Lunch break and departure