Abstract submission deadline for the JERAA-WJEC Preconference: Submit by email by the 19 February 2016

2016 JERAA-World Journalism Education Congress Preconference: Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, NZ, 13 July   

2016 World Journalism Education Congress: Auckland University of Technology, NZ,14-16 July 

2016 ANZCA Conference 6-8 July, University of Newcastle.

2017 JERAA Conference: University of Newcastle

2018 JERAA Conference: University of Tasmania

2019 JERAA Conference: James Cook University (TBC)

2020 JERAA Conference: RMIT University


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On World Press Freedom Day, the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) applauds those who champion freedom of expression and support media around the world.


Sharing Journalism research with the world at the 2016 JERAA-World Journalism Education Congress Preconference

JERAA members and other journalism educators, researchers and students are encouraged to submit abstracts for the 2016 JERAA-WJEC Preconference on 13 July 2016, Auckland, New Zealand. The theme will be 'The Next Generation', with a focus on issues affecting newcomers to journalism education, training, and research. 

The deadline for abstracts is Friday, 19 February. If you can't submit your abstract by the deadline, please contact the Preconference organisers as soon as possible to discuss the possibilities of an extension.

The one-day JERAA-WJEC preconference and three-day WJEC on 14-16 July will replace the annual JERAA Conference, which is usually held in November or December of each year.


UniPollWatch 2016

Following a presentation and discussions at the 2015 JERAA Conference, the JERAA Executive has unanimously agreed that the association should act as publisher of the UniPollWatch website for the 2016 federal election. JERAA President Matthew Ricketson has issued a statement explaining the association's involvement in and commitment to the project.


Members of JERAA work to:

  • Raise the standard of teaching in journalism.
  • Collect and disseminate information about journalism education.
  • Develop closer relations with the mass media and professional associations.
  • Promote the views of the association.
  • Foster research.
  • Promote freedom of expression and communication.

Join the JERAA now.

Existing members can renew or check whether their membership is up to date via this link.



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