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2018 News Audience Research Paper Award
Now in its fifth year, the News Audience Research Paper Award recognizes the best AEJMC conference paper that researched the audience for news. Accepted 2018 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(s) of the winning paper will receive a $500 cash prize and certificate at AEJMC in Washington D.C.  See complete call.

AEJMC Research Prize for Professional Relevance
The 2016-18 AEJMC Presidential Task Force on Bridges to the Professions has established the AEJMC Research Prize for Professional Relevance to foster stronger ties between media professionals and educators. The Research Prize for Professional Relevance will recognize each year’s top AEJMC conference papers that bring newfound clarity and insight to emerging media industry practices, cultures and business imperatives. A committee of judges will select winning papers and invite winners to present their papers at the 2018 AEJMC conference in Washington, D.C. Accepted 2018 AEJMC conference papers that have researched themes of timely importance to the media industry are automatically eligible to be reviewed by a judging committee comprising conference peer reviewers and members of the AEJMC Council of Affiliates. See complete call.

Best of the Web 2018 Competition
AEJMC’s Communication Technology and Visual Communication Divisions are sponsoring Best of the Web 2018 Competition. As this year’s deadline is approaching, we would like to draw members’ attention to the Best of the Web/Best of Digital competition. The “Best of the Web/Best of Digital” competition is an annual Web and app design contest co-sponsored by AEJMC’s Communication Technology (CTEC) and Visual Communication (VisComm) divisions. Web or app entries submitted to this competition must advance education or research in journalism and/or mass communication. The contest is open to faculty and/or students who work for or attend an institution that is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) or are current (paid) members of the AEJMC. University and college staff are not eligible. The submission deadline for this year’s competition is April 15. See complete call.

Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media Grants
Applications are being accepted for 2018-19 Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professors in Social Media Grants. The grants, funded by the Scripps Howard Foundation and administered by AEJMC, fund two weeks of summer study for six AEJMC members at various media outlets in order for them to learn first-hand how news and information delivery is being transformed by digital media.  The goal is for them to take that knowledge into their classrooms when they return to their campuses in the fall. Deadline to apply for the program is 5 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, April 11. See complete call.

Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professor Grants in Media Ad Sales
AEJMC members are invited to apply for 2018-19 Scripps Howard Foundation Visiting Professor Grants in Media Ad Sales. The grants will be administered by AEJMC. Two members will be selected to receive grants, funding two weeks of summer studies at either WPTV in West Palm Beach, Florida, or E. W. Scripps Company Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Award recipients will be introduced to numerous aspects of advertising sales that support social media and/or digital marketing while at these venues.  The goal is for them to apply this new knowledge to their classroom instruction in the fall.  The deadline to apply for the program is 5 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, April 11. See complete call.

Call for Applications: Institute for Diverse Leadership in Journalism and Communication
The purpose of the Institute for Diverse Leadership in Journalism and Communication is to increase racial, gender and ethnic diversity in administrative and other senior-level positions in journalism and communication education. The Institute’s objective is to identify, recruit, mentor and train future leaders and administrators. The Institute is co-sponsored by AEJMC and the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication. Applicants MUST BE current AEJMC members. Applicants must be associate or full professors interested in administration and/or journalism and communication practitioners who have moved into the academy and have a minimum of three full-time years in an academic setting. The program is for people of color and women. All application materials should be received by 5 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, March 19. See complete call.

Best Practices in Teaching Diversity in Journalism and Mass Communication
A teaching competition sponsored by the AEJMC Elected Committee on Teaching
For the 13th 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. Deadline: Entries should be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time, March 16, 2018. See complete call.

Harry W. Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research on Media Law and Policy
The Stonecipher Award Selection Committee of AEJMC’s Law and Policy Division is seeking nominations for the 2017 Harry W. Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research on Media Law and Policy. The Stonecipher Award for Distinguished Research on Media Law and Policy is open to all journalism, First Amendment and communication scholars within and outside AEJMC. The award will be presented to the research that most broadly covers freedom of expression as a whole, not just journalism. Nominations deadline: March 1, 2018. See complete call.

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