2009 Media Education Consortium Launch & Conference

2009 Media Education Consortium Conference

"Intercultural Communication, Media Ethics, and Professionalism"

December 8-10, 2009

Wuhan University

 

The campus of Wuhan University, site of the formal Media Education Consortium launch in December 2009

The campus of Wuhan University, site of the formal Media Education Consortium launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The formal launch of the Media Education Consortium took place on the occasion of a conference organized with Wuhan University's School of Journalism and Communication. This conference, The Fifth International Conference on Intercultural Communication, Media Ethics, and Professionalism, was held in Wuhan on December 8-10, 2009.

The Conference examined critical issues of media ethics in China. Panels addressed topics such as, "The Relevance of Media Education:  Chinese & US Case Studies", "Blogging, New Technology, and New Ethics:  Implications for Journalism Education", "How to Report on "Others": Ethics and Problems in Intercultural Communications", and "The Clash of Cultures and Their Reconciliation in News Reporting."

Some of the noteworthy speakers at the USCET launch included Pulitzer Prize Winners Professor Chris Hanson of The Philip Merrill College of Journalism of the University of Maryland and Mr. Gregg Fields, Resident Fellow at the Global Business Journalism Programme at Tsinghua University; Professor Tong Bing of Fudan University's School of Journalism and Communication; Professor Li Xiguang of Tsinghua University's School of Journalism and Communciation; Professor Huang Yu of Hong Kong Baptist University's Department of Journalism; Mr. James McGregor, former chief executive of Dow Jones & Co. in China and noted author of "One Billion Customers"; and Ambassador Nicholas Platt, President Emeritus of the Asia Society.

USCET expresses its gratitude to Dean Luo Yicheng and Vice Dean Shan Bo of Wuhan University's School of Journalism and Communication for their co-sponsorship of this event and their warm welcome to MEC members in Wuhan.

The final program for the MEC launch events and conference is available for download in English and Chinese.  Also available for download are the minutes from the conference.  Universities represented at the conference included Beijing Foreign Studies University, Bohai University, China University of Geosciences, Chongqing University, Communication University of China, Fudan University, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangxi University, Hebei University of Economics & Business, Hong Kong Baptist University, Lanzhou University, Nanjing University, Shandong University, Shanghai International Studies University, Shantou University, Shihezi University, South China Normal University, Tsinghua University, University of Political Science and Law, Wuhan University, and Zhejiang University.

 

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2009年媒介教育联合会会议

"跨文化交流,媒体伦理和专业精神"

2009年12月8-10日,武汉

武汉大学

 

媒介教育联合会的正式启动是在与武汉大学新闻与传播学院组织的一次会议上进行的。2009年12月8日至10日,第五届跨文化传播、媒体伦理、专业精神国际会议在武汉召开。

这次会议考察了中国媒体伦理的关键问题。专题小组讨论的主题包括: “媒体教育的相关性: 中美案例研究”、“博客、新技术、新伦理: 新闻教育的启示”、“如何报道“他人”: 跨文化交流中的伦理与问题”、“文化冲突与新闻报道中的和解”。

在USCET启动仪式上,一些值得注意的演讲者包括普利策奖得主,马里兰大学Philip Merrill新闻学院的Chris Hanson教授和清华大学全球商业新闻项目常驻研究Gregg Fields先生;复旦大学新闻与传播学院Tong Bing教授;清华大学新闻与社区学院Li Xiguang教授;香港浸会大学新闻系Huang Yu教授;曾任道琼斯公司(Dow Jones & Co.)中国区首席执行官、《One Billion Customers》一书作者的James McGregor先生以及亚洲协会名誉主席Nicholas Platt大使。

USCET感谢武汉大学新闻与传播学院院长Luo Yicheng和副院长Shan Bo,感谢他们共同赞助此次活动,并对MEC在武汉的成员表示热烈欢迎。

MEC启动活动和会议的最后一个项目的日程安排可以从下面的链接下载英文版本和中文版本,会议记录也可下载。会议上的大学代表包括北京外国语大学,渤海大学,中国地质大学、重庆大学、中国传媒大学、复旦大学、广东外语外贸大学、广西大学、河北经贸大学、香港浸会大学、兰州大学、南京大学、山东大学、上海外国语大学、汕头大学、石河子大学、华南师范大学、清华大学、政法大学、武汉大学和浙江大学。

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