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Title of the presentation:
Creative Online Writing
Short abstract of the presentation:
The objective of this workshop is to introduce students to a wide spectrum of creative writing (also editing and design) strategies applied online by combining training of traditional reporting and writing skills with the best of online media. Practical assignments will be combined with a theoretical discussion designed to analyze contemporary trends in development of multicultural online journalism with a particular emphasis on the impact of new technologies on individual, institutional, societal and global levels.
Areas of expertise: Journalism cultures, comparative methods, political communication, news reporting (foreign, international news), online journalism, media and democracy, Auksė Balčytienė is a core founding person of the school of journalism and communications in Kaunas, and in the period of eight years from 1998 until 2006 she worked as a chair of the Department of Journalism at VMU (currently it is the Department of Public Communications). She has extensive experience in project management, administration and coordination and has been involved in a number of international projects, i.e. the EC 6th Framework Program projects (“AIM: Adequate Information Management in Europe” and “CINEFOGO: Civil Society and New Forms of Governance in Europe”), projects within the NordPlus Neighbor program supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers; She was a national representative of Lithuania in the COST A20 (“The impact of the Internet on mass media in Europe”) and A30 (“Setting New East European Media Research Agenda”) projects and currently is actively involved in academic, PhD students’ and professional media networks organized within European, Nordic and Baltic funding schemes, such as the Euromedia Research Group, Nordic Research Network in Journalism Studies and many others. She is also a member of the Lithuanian Broadcasting Council and the Lithuanian Science Council. In 2010 she was elected as vice-chair of ECREA Central and East-European Network (CEE) and became ECREA’s Executive Board member.
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