Thursday, 13th December


15.45 – 16.00 | Welcome and introduction:
Charo Sádaba, Dean of the School of Communication, University of Navarra.
Ángel Arrese and Alfonso Vara-Miguel, Coordinators, “Media, Crisis and Bubbles” workshop

16.00 – 17.30 | Session 1:

Communicative reflexivity and the Minskian model of credit bubbles. 
Peter A. Thompson.
Programme Director, Media Studies Programme
Victoria University of Wellington

The effects of news about network anomalies
Jan Kleinnijenhuis
Department of Communication Science
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The role of economists in the public sphere during periods of crisis. The case of Thomas Piketty
Henry Silke
Arts, Humanities and Social Science
University of Limerick

17.30 – 18.00 | Coffee

18:00 – 19.45 | Session 2:

The influence of the media in public beliefs about the Great Financial Crisis.
Mike Berry
Department of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University

The coverage of bubbles and financial crises in the UK. Lessons from History.
Steve Schifferes
Majorie Deane Professor of Financial Journalism (retired)
City University London

Current and Future Trends, Key Problems and Potential Solutions in Business Journalism.
Chris Roush
Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism
School of Media and Journalism
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching About Crisis: the Great Recession, Causes and Consequences
Joseph Weber
Associate Professor
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

21.00 | Dinner [Museo Universidad de Navarra]

Friday, 14th December


10.00 – 11.30 | Session 3:

‘Fast news’ and media amnesia around the crisis, slump and austerity
Laura Basu
Institute for Cultural Inquiry
Utrecht University

Media coverage of tax avoidance in light of the Panama Papers
Anya Schiffrin
Technology, Media, and Communications specialization
School of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University

Structural constraints in the production of economic news
Alyt Damstra
Political Communication
University of Amsterdam/ASCoR

11.30 – 12.00 | Coffee

12.00 – 13.30 | Session 4

The media, bubbles and crashes: the case of Ireland
Julien Mercille
Associate Professor
School of Geography
University College Dublin

The press and the housing bubble in Spain
Ángel Arrese and Alfonso Vara
School of Communication
University of Navarra

The media coverage of the Spanish Central Bank before and after the bubble
José Luis Álvarez and Stella Salvatierra
School of Economics
University of Navarra

14.00 – 15.15 Lunch [Edificio Central. Faustino]

15.30 – 17.00 | Session 5

The Greek crisis in Europe: class, race and politics
Yiannis Mylonas
Assistant Professor
Media and Communications
National Research University Higher School of Economics

The Enforcers: Investigative Reporting in the Trade Press, A Case Study of Media Coverage in the U.S. Savings and Loan Crisis, 1986-1990
Robert S. Wells
Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas, U.S.

Watchdogs, lapdogs and canaries in the coal mine
Sophie Knowles
Senior Lecturer in Journalism
Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries
Middlesex University

17.00 – 17.30 | Coffee

17.30 – 18.00 | Concluding remarks & discussion
James Breiner
Assistant Professor of Journalism
University of Navarra