Academic Track Program Committee

IJ-8 Chair: David Nordfors, Executive Director, Stanford Center for Innovation and communication.
IJ-8Academic Program Chair: Kirsten Mogensen, Associate Professor, Roskilde University.
IJ-8 Academic  Review & Publication Chair: Turo Uskali, University of Jyväskylä, Finland and Senior Research Scholar, Stanford Center for Innovation and Communication.
IJ8 Chair of  Social Media: Tanja Aitamurto, San Francisco
Dr. Ibrahim Saleh, Centre for Film & Media Studies, University of Cape Town

Program Committee Contact:

Professor Kirsten Mogensen:

The Review Panel:

Professor Jari Ojala, Department of History and Ethnology, Uni of Jyväskylä.
Professor Antti Hautamäki, Agora center, University of Jyväskylä.
Professor Göte Nyman , University of Helsinki, Finland
Adjunct Professor Norm Meier, Boston University and President/Owner at the Catalyst-Global BCM Consortium, California
Research Director, Dr.  Jari Kaivo-oja, , Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, Finland
Associate Professor John Damm Scheuer, Roskilde University
Associate Professor Kirsten Mogensen, Roskilde University
Associate Professor Oddgeir Tveiten , University of Agder, Norge
Dr. Ibrahim Saleh, Centre for Film & Media Studies, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr. Fiona Martin, University of Sydney, Australia
Author, journalist Jane Jordan-Meier, President/Owner at Jane Jordan & Associates, California.
Doctoral student Kevin Perry, Roskilde University, Denmark.
Doctoral student Bettina Maisch, Institute for Media and Communication Management at University of St. Gallen, Schwitzerland.
Doctoral student Katrin Tobies, University of Leipzig Insitute for Communication and Media Management.


Manuscript submission
Authors may submit full papers for double blind peer review before March 15, 2011. Papers should be between 5000 and 8000 words excluding bibliography and appendices. Please make the submission documents anonymous – author(s) identity must not be displayed. Please provide a separate page with paper title and an abstract of no more than 75 words; write name, affiliation and all contact information of the author(s) on that page with the abstract. Format should be Word, citations in Harvard Style. Paper and abstract must be sent as attachments in one email to

The Review Process
All papers will undergo blind peer review. The review process is humane, including reasonable turnaround time on submissions and with firm but polite critique. Papers are reviewed in the order they are received and authors will receive answers as soon as the paper has been evaluated. Authors of accepted papers are expected to present their papers at the Innovation Journalism Conference at Stanford University. Authors of rejected full papers are invited to participate in the conference without presenting their work.