The theme for the 2008 Journalism Education Association Conference is “Research, Investigation and Storytelling: emerging narratives in journalism and journalism studies”.

It will be based around four panels from leading Australian researchers:

Building research capacity for journalism studies

Chair: Penny O’Donnell (U Syd)

Research investigation and storytelling a dialogue between journalists and creative writers

Chair: Susan Angel (UOW)

Aboriginal narratives: media, history, identity

Chair: Siobhan McHugh (UOW)

Reporting and teaching diversity

Chair: Gail Phillips (Murdoch)