Victor Chagas of the Universidade Federal Fluminense in Brazil received an IAMCR travel grant to present his paper in the Political Economy Section at our 2014 conference in Hyderabad. Following the conference, Victor wrote us this letter.
The Stuart Hall Prize was established at IAMCR's Hyderabad Conference to celebrate his lasting contribution to communications scholarship and to remember his work. His writings, inspirational mentoring and teaching, intellectual leadership, and political vision, shaped the study of communications in decisive ways.
On 28 August at a small ceremony in Limassol, Cyprus, Yiannis Christidis was formally awarded the 2014 UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant.
To the Cloud: Big Data in a Turbulent World
By Vincent Mosco -
In the wake of revelations about National Security Agency activities, many of which occur in the cloud, this book offers both enlightenment and a critical view.
The Value of Public Service Media
Edited by Gregory F. Lowe & Fiona Martin -
The worth of public service media is under increasing scrutiny in the 21st century as governments consider whether the institution is a good investment and a fair player in media markets.
“Building Community–Shaping Change: The Role of Community, Citizen and Alternative Media in Regional Transformation” was the title of an IAMCR 2014 pre-conference organised by the Community Communication Section and the UNESCO Chair on Community Media. See the report here.