Many thanks to everyone who participated in the MeCCSA 2014 conference!
Update: The full text of Sonia Livingstone’s keynote address, ‘Media studies: where are we now?’ is now online.
Abstracts received: 324
Papers presented: 198
Registered delegates: 231
Twitter: 3,867 conference tweets
Live blog: 528 posts and 52 photos
Video: 90 video clips
Podcasts: 4, with 6hrs audio
This year we had four prizes, three that were awarded at the conference and one that will be awarded at a later stage. The first two awards were judged based on submission of full papers.
Best Paper Award: Media & the Margins, Awarded by the Media School, Bournemouth University
Presented to: Balázs Boross, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Journalism Research Prize, Awarded by the Centre for Journalism & Communication Research, Bournemouth University
Presented to: Lisette Johnston, City University London
Postgraduate Twitter Award, Awarded by the MeCCSA Executive Committee
Presented to: Motilola Akinfemisoye, University of Central Lancashire
The final award is the Postgraduate Conference Report Award. Any postgraduate student wishing to be considered for this award should submit a conference report for publication in the next issue of Three-D. The best report as judged by the MeCCSA Executive Committee will receive the award. To submit your report, please email the Editor, Einar Thorsen, (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the end of February. Further details to follow.