martes, septiembre 02, 2008

América y Europa comparadas: Conferencia en San Francisco

Los sistemas político-mediáticos estadounidense y europeo serán objeto de comparación y debate en una conferencia de dos días (5 y 6 de septiembre de 2008) que tendrá lugar en San Francisco bajo el título “Different Democracies, Same Media Power? Elections and Governance in Europe and the United States.” A modo de obertura, una mesa redonda titulada “How Do News Media Impact Elections?” reunirá el día 4 de septiembre a ponentes y asistentes.

La conferencia está organizada conjuntamente por el SwissGIS (Swiss Centre for Studies on the Global Information Society) y el NCCR Democracy (National Centre of Competence in Research on Challenges to Democracy in the 21st Century) para celebrar el 175 aniversario de la presencia de la Universidad de Zurich en la Costa Oeste estadounidense.

A continuación reproducimos el programa del encuentro, accesible en formato PDF desde la web de los organizadores.


4 de septiembre de 2008


How Do News Media Impact Elections?
A roundtable discussion on the media/politics nexus inside election campaigns


04 Sep 2008 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM Pacific Time

Location:
730 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

6:30 pm: Doors open
7:00 pm: Roundtable discussion with panelists:

  • Amy S. Mitchell - Deputy Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism, Washington DC
  • Lance Bennett - Professor of Political Science, R. C. Lawrence Professor of Communication, University of Washington
  • Claes de Vreese - Professor and Chair of Political Communication, University of Amsterdam
  • Shanto Iyengar - Harry and Norman Chander Chair Communication, Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
  • Frank Esser - Professor and Chair of International & Comparative Media Research, University of Zurich
  • Moderated by Gregory Dalton, Vice-President The Commonwealth Club of California

8:30 pm: Networking, food and drinks
9:30 pm: Doors close


5 de septiembre de 2008


Different Democracies, Same Media Power? (Day 1)

Day 1: Democracy and mass media in Europe and the USA - exploring power relations and the media's democratic performance


05 Sep 2008 from 9:15 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time

Location:
730 Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94111

19:15am Doors open, registration

19:45am Welcoming remarks:

  • Elmar Ledergerber, Mayor of the City of Zurich
  • Hans Weder, Rector of the University of Zurich

10:30am Keynote speakers:

  • Shanto Iyengar, Stanford University: Changing Patterns of Political Communication
  • Lance Bennett, University of Washington: Media Structures and Democracy

12:00pm Lunch break

11:00pm Panel 1: Media Power and Media-Politics-Relations in Europe and the United States

  • Steve Reese, University of Texas, Austin
  • Daniel Hallin, University of San Diego
  • Jesper Stroembaeck, Mid Sweden University
  • Frank Marcinkowski, NCCR-Democracy
  • Patrick Donges, University of Zurich

13:45pm Panel 2: Monitoring the Democratic Performance of the Media: Research and Records in the United States and Europe

  • Mark Whitehouse, IREX Europe
  • Amy Mitchell, Project for Excellence in Journalism, Washington DC
  • JGabriele Siegert, University of Zurich
  • Matthias Gerth, University of Zurich
  • Josef Trappel, University of Zurich
  • Tanja Maniglio, University of Zurich

16:00pm Program ends


6 de septiembre de 2008

Different Democracies, Same Media Power?
(Day 2)


Day 2: Mediated political communication and campaign dynamics - power structures and governance in the US and Europe

06 Sep 2008 from 9:15 AM to 5:15 PM Pacific Time

Location:
730 Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94111

19:15am Doors open, registration

19:45am Mediated Political Communication: Campaign Dynamics and Media Effects

  • Claes de Vreese, University of Amsterdam
  • Hanspeter Kriesi, University of Zurich
  • Erik Bucy, Indiana University
  • Markus Prior, Princeton University
  • Heinz Bonfadelli, University of Zurich

12:30pm Lunch break

12:00pm Media Power Structures and Media Governance: Similarities and Differences between USA and Europe

  • Robert B. Horowitz, UC San Diego
  • Robert Picard, Joenkoeping University
  • Werner A. Meier, University of Zurich
  • Markus Prior, Princeton University
  • Pietro Rossi, University of Zurich

16:15pm Program ends


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