Workshop: Information Disorder in Times of Crises

Workshop: Information Disorder in Times of Crises

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - Wed, 21 Sep 2022

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Organized by: RC10 & RC22


The workshop is organized in Dubrovnik on 19-21 September 2022, as a part of the 27th Annual International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism: “Free Internet but the content comes at a price”. 

The workshop focuses on changes in the media habits and disruption in information order and the emergence of disinformation systems in times of crises. The workshop 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. We especially welcome papers addressing the following topics:

  • 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;
  • Trust in the media;
  • Internet and hybrid war.

We are also welcoming submissions for the Conference which address the following topics: 

  • Subscriptions to media content;
  • Information, disinformation, misinformation…
  • Trust and mistrust
  • Attention economy and wireless journalism
  • Information ecology

RC10 has launched the Smart Cities Initiative within its board, in collaboration with other research committees, this year’s conference also accepts papers on:

  • Smart&Green solutions; 
  • Digital solutions and sustainable energy.


Abstracts should not be longer than 500 words and should include:

  • Title;
  • Author and Affiliation;
  • Core theoretical premise of the paper;
  • Methodology and relevant information on data collection and analysis;
  • Key findings or questions that analysis will address in an ongoing or future research.

Abstract deadline: 20 June 2022

Notification of acceptance sent out 11 July 2022.

Send your proposal to:

Registration and Conference Fees:

All participants (presenters and non-presenters) must register to be able to attend the conference.

Early bird (Until 1 June): Paper presenters and co-authors: 120 Euros 

Paper presenters and co-authors: 250 Euros

Students and non-presenters: 70 Euros


Our workshop is supported by IPSA RC10 and RC22 and organized by the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb (, InMed Institute (, and Fake news museum (

Annual International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism (ITJ) conference has been organized for 27 years now. The joint RC10/RC22 workshop was first launched in 2010 and has been organized as part of the conference since then.

Conference venue: Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, Croatia (

Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik is an independent international institution for advanced studies structured as a consortium of universities with a mission to organize and promote contact and exchange through projects, study programs, courses and conferences across a wide range of scientific concerns. Program directors and resource persons coming from about 170 member universities worldwide cooperate in organizing the activities. IUC is open to new member institutions as well as to new programs.

Members of the organizing committee of the workshop are:

  • Nenad Prelog (University of Zagreb)
  • Damir Boras (University of Zagreb)
  • Inoslav Bešker (Mediterranis, Italy; University of Split)
  • Domagoj Bebić (IPSA RC10 chair; Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb)
  • Norbert Merkovity (IPSA RC22 chair, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences University of Szeged )
  • Magdalena Musiał-Karg (Faculty of Political Science and Journalism , Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań)
  • Mato Brautović (Department of Communication Science, University of Dubrovnik)
  • Óscar G. Luengo (Facultad de Ciencias Politicas y Sociologia, Universidad de Granada)
  • Marijana Grbeša Zenzerović  (Faculty of political Science, University of Zagreb)
  • Božo Skoko (Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb)
  • Milica Vučković (Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb)
  • Daniela Dolinar (University North)


  • Abstract deadline: 20 June 2022.
  • Notification of acceptance sent out: 11 July 2022
  • Full paper: 1 September 2022