International Conference on Agenda Setting in Flux, December 13 – 14, 2010

The Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies will be the site of the Inter­na­tion­al Con­fer­ence on Agen­da Set­ting in Flux: The Impact of New Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Tech­nol­o­gy on the Chang­ing Role of Tra­di­tion­al News Media in the Agen­da Set­ting Process Decem­ber 13 – 14, 2010.

This con­fer­ence will high­light evolv­ing roles of tra­di­tion­al news media in the agen­da-set­ting process in the face of today’s ever-chang­ing news media envi­ron­ment. Specif­i­cal­ly, the con­fer­ence aims to bring togeth­er stud­ies that doc­u­ment and explain the dif­fer­ent cours­es of evo­lu­tion of the tra­di­tion­al news media in var­i­ous coun­tries. These changes and trends in the agen­da-set­ting process are tak­ing place all over the world, but in dif­fer­ent shapes and for­mats. Thus, this con­fer­ence seeks to pro­vide a forum for com­par­a­tive analy­ses of what is hap­pen­ing in the tra­di­tion­al agen­da-set­ting process in dif­fer­ent coun­tries in the face of new media ecosystems. 

Con­fer­ence hosts are the Kore­an Soci­ety for Jour­nal­ism and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Stud­ies, the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hawaii Depart­ment of Speech and Cen­ter for Kore­an Stud­ies, and the Kore­an Amer­i­can Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Asso­ci­a­tion. The con­fer­ence is spon­sored by the Korea News Agency Pro­mo­tion Foundation.

For more infor­ma­tion about the con­fer­ence, includ­ing the pro­gram, see http://www.hawaii.edu/korea/pages/announce/events2010/agenda/agsetmain.html.