MAIN TOPICS OF THE RESEACH-TO-PRACTICE CONFERENCE
Impact of UGC on professional journalism
the user-generated content effect on principles, techniques, strategies and tactics of the professional news desks;
amateur journalism challenge to the industry: de-professionalization in the field of news and analytical content creation;
news and UGC: establishment of the agenda, changing priorities in news feed, the impact of UGC style on news standards;
reality and simulacra in foreign and Russian media in the post-truth era;
fact-checking and user-generated content (authenticity and fake in user-generated content).
Communication in a new media reality
genres of network communication;
online intolerance: user-generated content manifestation and role;
user content in Internet communications;
visual practices in custom content;
fandoms, cosplays, sports fan communities and other manifestations of fan culture.
Interdisciplinary research in user-generated content
the user generated content experience in applied economic research;
politics and audience;
user generated content and culture;
user content and media education;
psychological characteristics of the audience and the study of user reactions;
legal features of user content appliance;
UGC in advertising and PR.