Category: Media, Communication & Film
History, Story, Narrative: Covering the Attica Prison Riots
Professor Richard Roth speaks about his own experience as a rookie reporter covering the Attica Prison Riots – coverage which earned him a 1972 nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.
Testimonies of Light: Photography, Witnessing and History
In his Keynote Presentation at ECAH2017, Dr Paul Lowe from the University of the Arts London discusses how the photographic image has engaged with the historical moment, from its inception in the mid nineteenth century to the present day.
BBC Media Action
As part of The European Conference on Media & Mass Communication 2015 (EuroMedia2015), IAFOR President, Dr Joseph Haldane, conducted a panel discussion and Q&A session with Jon Elford of BBC Media Action.
Journalism, Academics and Chinese Media
Three-time EMMY award-winning producer, Professor Gary E. Swanson sits down with Dr Joseph Haldane to discuss his career in journalism and his experiences as an academic in China.
Documentary Journalists on the Front Line
“In this golden age of documentary filmmaking, documentary films now dominate the narrative landscape on television and online bringing in millions of viewers.”
IAFOR – International, Intercultural, Interdisciplinary
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) brings together influential academics and decision-makers from around the globe who have one thing in common: a desire to make a difference.
Technology: It’s Impact on Media and the Way We Communicate
“From how we eat to how we travel and work to how we entertain ourselves, technology has become an integral part of our day.” Gary E. Swanson discusses the ways technology has changed how we communicate and interact with one another.
Journalism and Life in the Middle East
Professor Richard J. Roth of Northwestern University discusses journalism and life in the Middle East with three time Emmy award winner and IAFOR Conference Chair, Professor Gary E. Swanson.
IAFOR Documentary Film Award – Winners 2014
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) proudly announces the winners of this year’s IAFOR Documentary Film Award at The Asian Conference on Film & Documentary 2014.
A Corpus Stylistics News Story Analysis of a Japan-China Faceoff
Professor Barry Natusch and Professor Beryl Hawkins give an in-depth analysis of the Japan-China, Senkaku / Diaoyou territorial dispute at The Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication 2014.
Investigating Wrongful Convictions around the World
Professor Alec Klein discusses the role the Medill Justice Project has played in the investigation of wrong convictions and the promotion and expansion of the Journalism Justice Network.
Creative Pluralism: Embrace all your Passions
In her Keynote Presentation at The IAFOR North American Conference on Media, Film, and Cultural Studies, Jenna Stern discusses the value of “Creative Pluralism” – having the ability to pursue multiple passions while staying focused on your main goals.
IAFOR Documentary Photography Award – Winners 2015
The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) proudly announces Hosam Katan from Aleppo in Syria as the Grand Prize Winner of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award 2015.