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J&MCQ Special Issue Call for Papers: “Social Media in Political Campaigning around the World”
The proposed special issue will focus on the content and use of different social networks—such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Reddit and YouTube—and their perceived and observed effects during most recent political campaigns in the United States and internationally. Deadline for full paper submissions is June 1, 2017. See complete call.

Special 2017 Award Opportunity for AEJMC Members
Conducting News Audience Research
Now in its fourth year, the News Audience Research Paper Award recognizes the best AEJMC conference paper that researched the audience for news. Accepted 2017 AEJMC conference papers that have researched some aspect of the news audience are automatically eligible to be reviewed by a specially appointed committee for this important award. The author of the winning paper will receive a cash prize and certificate at AEJMC in Chicago. There is no separate submission process for this award. Papers on the news audience should be submitted to the division, commission or interest group that is the best fit for the paper. After the review process has been completed by each group, accepted papers will then go through a separate review process for the News Audience Research Paper Award. See complete call.

Best Practices in Service Learning in Journalism and Mass Communication Teaching
A teaching competition sponsored by the AEJMC Elected Committee on Teaching
For the 12th year, the AEJMC Elected Committee on Teaching will honor innovative teaching ideas from our colleagues. Each year, the committee selects three winners in a themed competition highlighting different areas across the journalism and mass communication curriculum. The 2017 Best Practices competition will focus on service learning in journalism and mass communication. Deadline: Entries should be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time, March 19. See complete call.

The Stonecipher Award
The Stonecipher Award Selection Committee of AEJMC’s Law and Policy Division is seeking nominations for the 2016 Harry W. Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research on Media Law and Policy. The award honors the legacy of Harry W. Stonecipher.  Stonecipher, who died in 2004, was an acclaimed and influential First Amendment educator. In order to be considered for the award, the research must have been first published between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016.  Nominations should be emailed before Feb. 28. See complete call.

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