IAMCR invites submissions of abstracts for papers and panel proposals for the 2016 IAMCR conference to be held from 27 -31 July, 2016 in Leicester, UK. The conference theme is Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward.
A History of the International Movement of Journalists: Professionalism Versus Politics
By Kaarle Nordenstreng, Ulf Jonas Björk, Frank Beyersdorf, Svennik Høyer, Epp Lauk -
This book reviews how journalism evolved as a profession since the late nineteenth century and how journalists became internationally organized over the past...
Power, Media, Culture: A Critical View from the Political Economy of Communication
Edited by Luis Albornoz
A book in the series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research - A Palgrave and IAMCR Series.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 IAMCR Climate Change Communication Research in Action Award. The award seeks to recognise researchers whose work has had a notable positive impact on the practice of climate communication.
IAMCR and SFSIC will organize a series of events to encourage the building of international bridges between researchers across different communities. The first events will be dedicated to research in the histories of communication studies at the SFSIC Congress (June 8-10th, 2016) and IAMCR 2016 (July 27-31, 2016).
An IAMCR conference on news literacy, organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Surendranath College for Women, Kolkata, India was held on January 18, 2016. An initiative of Dr. Uma Shankar Pandey, IAMCR's ambassador in India, the conference was attended by more than 150 participants from all parts of India.