We are pleased to announce that the Spanish Society of Journalists (SEP) and the Faculty of Communication of the University of Seville (Spain) are organising the 27th International Congress of the SEP on 27 and 28 May 2021 in virtual format.
Under the title “Digital transformation. Challenges and expectations for journalism”, this edition establishes the necessary connection between the academic, business and professional worlds around the general theme of the activity and between the agents involved. It aims to advance the importance of the digital transformation as a strategy of the media and journalism companies, therefore, the term digital is assumes not as an end in itself, but as a central characteristic of the journalism industries.
The event will be attended by international professionals such as Charo Henríquez, Head of Newsroom Development and Support at The New York Times, and Alfred Hermida, professor at the University of British Columbia and a founding member of BBCNews.com website.
Participation has also been confirmed by renowned Spanish professionals such as Pepe Cerezo, professor at Carlos III University of Madrid and director of Evoca Media; Noemí Ramírez, Chief Product and Customer Officer at PRISA Noticias; Javier Martínez, Chief Digital Officer at La Vanguardia, and José Ignacio Álvarez Ortiz, director of the applicatons business area at Oracle Ibérica.
The abstracts, with the communication proposals, may be sent until 1 February 2021, through the form available on the Congress website: www.sepsevilla2021.com. All accepted abstracts will be included in the digital abstract book published by the Editorial of the University of Seville. The papers defended at the Congress, after peer review, may choose to be published in these reviews: Textual & Visual Media, Ámbitos. Revista internacional de Comunicación, IROCAMM or Anàlisi. Quaderns de comunicaciò i cultura, or as a chapter in a digital book edited by Gedisa and the SEP.
More information is available on the Congress website: www.sepsevilla2021.com