UNIVERSITY OF OREGON IN PORTLAND, OREGON
APRIL 25-27, 2013
The conference will feature a unique coalescing of radio professionals, media scholars and students, government and community officials, as well as interested community groups and the public. The event will feature keynote speakers, roundtables, paper presentations, and other events, in an attempt to answer questions about the changing nature of radio.
Tune in to all of the speakers in the Main Event Room (142/144) via Live Stream
See the full program here.
University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s Johnston Lecture Series
The conference begins on Thursday, April 25, with the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s Johnston Lecture Series. The Johnston Lecture brings professionals to the school for campus lectures, workshops, and discussions with students, faculty members, and members of the community. It honors Dick Johnston, a gifted magazine editor, writer, and war correspondent who devoted himself to high-quality journalism. The project was made possible with generous gifts from his widow, Laurie; George E. Jones of U.S. News and World Report; and the Correspondents Fund.
The 2013 Johnston Lecturer is Charles Jaco.
Charles Jaco is a world-renowned journalist, author, columnist, and radio host who has had a robust career with NBC, CNN, CBS and Fox, where he’s covered wars, riots, and countless earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes. He has also covered political news from Congress, the White House, and the Pentagon. He has won two Edward R. Murrow awards, six National Headliner awards, and many other national and international journalism awards; two programs on which he worked have received the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award.
Johnston Lecture Details
Doors open at 5:30 pm on April 25 for the lecture, followed by a reception
Events Room 142/144 at the White Stag Block
Free and open to the public
RSVP online by April 18
What is Radio? Plenary Speakers
Professor, Communication Studies, University of Michigan
Author of A Social History of British Broadcasting, 1922-1939 (with David Cardiff); Radio, Television and Modern Life; and editor of Broadcast Talk.
Craig Baird Professor, University of Iowa
Author of Speaking into the Air: A History of the Idea of Communication.
Arizona State University
Acting Director, Institute for Humanities Research
Associate Professor, German Studies/Information Literacy
Affiliate Faculty, Film and Media Studies, Jewish Studies
Assistant Professor of English, State University of New York at Binghamton
Director, The Binghamton University Sound Studies Collective;
Editor-in-Chief and Guest Posts Editor, Sounding Out!: The Sound Studies Blog
Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex
Author, Listening Publics: The Politics and Experience of Listening in the Media Age (due April 2013, Polity)