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François Heinderyckx

François Heinderyckx is professor and director of the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Université Libre de Bruxelles, where he teaches media sociology and political communication.

His research interests include political communication, journalism and news media, with a particular emphasis on science and the media and digital media. He contributes to projects related to e-government and media literacy.

He also develops research around the notion of Quality in communication research and is heading a working group along with other learned societies to reflect on this issue. Jointly with ICA and IAMCR, he led ECREA into organizing a large survey among communication scholars to investigate their use and perception of academic journals.

He is a member of the Conseil Supérieur de l’éducation aux médias (CSEM, Belgium) and of the Media Literacy Expert Group (European Commission). He is correspondant for international affairs of the Board of the Institut des Sciences de la Communication du CNRS (ISCC, France). He is member of the Editorial Board of Hermès (CNRS), member of the scientific council of Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme de Lille (ESJ) and Senior Fellow of Communication for Sustainable Social Change (U of Massachusetts, Amherst).

Heinderyckx, Francois

Dep. of Information and Communication Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

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John Rosenbaum

John Rosenbaum began his career in media and education as an award-winning radio and television producer, writer, and director. After that he served for many years on the communication faculties and administrations of Bucks College and Ithaca College, where he taught a variety of courses in media production, research methodologies, and international communication. During that time Prof. Rosenbaum was selected as a Regional Visiting Scholar by Cornell University's Institute for European Studies and was awarded Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research in Germany and Bosnia-Herzegovina. In addition, in 2005 he authored and directed a grant that brought Fulbright Visiting Specialist Prof. Dr. Mohammed Zin Nordin from Malaysia to Ithaca College, where they co-taught the course "Media in Malaysia." In 2009 Prof. Rosenbaum was invited to return to Bosnia-Herzegovina to teach at the Tuzla Summer Institute held at Behram-begova Medresa. Prof. Rosenbaum is an internationally published media scholar. He has co-edited the anthology Shaping the Future of Communication Research in Europe and co-authored the fourth edition of the McGraw-Hill textbook Television Production. His articles have appeared in various international books and journals, and his research papers have received prestigious awards from the Broadcast Education Association and the International Communication Association. Prof. Rosenbaum served as a Board member of the European Communication Association and has been named to the Advisory Board of the European Communication Research and Education Association. Prof. Rosenbaum received the doctoral degree from Columbia University, master's degrees from Columbia University and Temple University, and the bachelor's degree from the Pennsylvania State University. He lives near Ithaca, New York, with his wife, Toni Rosenbaum.

Rosenbaum, John

Ithaca College (Retired), United States

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Pertti Hurme

Pertti Hurme is a communication researcher and teacher, now working as Professor of Organizational Communication and PR at the Department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He also serves as the Head of the Department of Communication.

His current research interests focus on communication in networked organizations and the use and meaning of communication technologies in organizations. Recent articles deal with PR and the Internet, network organizations, mobile communication and work practices, and organizations in virtual worlds. In 2005 he published the book Viestinnästä tietoon: tiedon luominen työyhteisössä (From Communication to Knowledge: Creation of Knowledge in Work Communities) with co-authors Maija-Leena Huotari and Tarja Valkonen.

He is Past President of the European Communication Association (2003-2005) and Past Vice President of ECREA (2005-2008).

Hurme, Pertti

Department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

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Nico Carpentier

Nico Carpentier is Associate Professor at the Communication Studies Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB - Free University of Brussels) and Lecturer at Charles University in Prague.

His theoretical focus is on discourse theory, his research interests are situated in the relationship between media, journalism, politics and culture, especially towards social domains as war & conflict, ideology, participation and democracy.

His publications include the following books:
- Media and citizens on the same wavelength. Journalism enhancing civil participation (2002, in Dutch & French, co-authored with Grevisse Benoît and Harzimont Michaël);
- Media in movement, 22 journalistic experiments to enhance citizen participation (2004, in Dutch & French, co-authored with Grevisse Benoît);
- The ungraspable audience (ed.)(2004, combined Dutch & English);
- Towards a Sustainable Information Society. Deconstructing WSIS (ed.)(2005);
- Researching media, democracy and participation (ed.)(2006);
- Reclaiming the media: communication rights and democratic media roles (ed.)(2007);
- Culture, Trauma & Conflict. Cultural studies perspectives on contemporary war (ed.)(2007);
- Alternatives on media content journalism, and regulation. The grassroots discussion panels at the 2007 ICA Conference (ed.)(2007);
- Understanding Alternative media (co-authored with Olga Bailey and Bart Cammaerts) (2007);
- Media technologies and democracy in an enlarged Europe (ed.)(2007);
- Participation and media production. Critical reflections on content creation (ed.)(2008);
- Discourse Theory and Cultural Analysis. Media, Arts and Literature (ed.)(2008);
- Democracy, journalism and technology (ed.)(2008), Communicative approaches to politics and ethics in Europe (ed.)(2009) and
- Trans-reality television. The transgression of reality, genre, politics and audience (ed.)(2010).
- Media and Participation. A Site of Ideological-Democratic Struggle (2011)

Carpentier, Nico

VUB, Belgium

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