Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies

Languages and Communication Languages and Communication


Free Internet but the Content Comes at a Price
19 Sep 2022 - 23 Sep 2022
Course directors:
Nenad Prelog, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Damir Boras, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Inoslav Bešker, University of Split, Croatia
Oscar G. Luengo, University of Granada, Spain
Course description:

Information Technology and Journalism is one of the oldest conferences of the Inter University Center in Dubrovnik. For years, this conference has been following and predicting trends in Internet communication and its impact on human society.

This year's workshop is organized in Dubrovnik from Sept 19th– Sept 21th2022, as a part of The 27thAnnual International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism: “Free Internet but the content comes at a price”. 

The workshop and conference focuses on changes in the media habits and disruption in information order and the emergence of disinformation systems in the times of crises. The workshop and conference deals with relevant topics for new situations in which we find ourselves in recent years, and even now, which have a significant impact on the individuals, nationally, and globally.

Some of the topics that the participants will discuss as part of this year's conference and workshop.

  • Individual media usage
  • Lifestyle – trivial topics or newsworthy content
  • Crisis communication;
  • Strategic communication;
  • Political communication in crisis situations;
  • Political communication on new platforms;
  • Subscriptions to media content;
  • Internet and hybrid war;
  • Information, disinformation, misinformation;
  • Trust and mistrust;
  • Attention economy and wireless journalism;
  • Information ecology;
  • Smart&Green solutions;
  • Digital solutions and sustainable energy.
Course lecturers:
Domagoj Bebić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Inoslav Bešker, University of Split, Croatia
Antea Boko, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Damir Boras, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Dora Gelo Čolić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Lorenzo Gagliardi, University of Insubria, Italy
Marijana Grbeša Zenzerović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Nichola D. Gutgold, Penn State University, United States
Karolina Koc-Miichalska, Audencia Business School, France
Fernando Lattman-Weltman, University of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Darren Lilleker, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Norbert Merkovity, University of Szeged, Hungary
Beth Michalec, Penn State University, United States
Anamarija Musa, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Marta Perez Escolar, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Lordan Prelog, University of Applied Sciences Baltazar, Croatia
Susana Rogeiro Nina, Lusofona University, Portugal
Jacob Svensson, Malmö University, Sweden
Milica Vučković, University of Zagreb, Croatia