IAMCR invites submissions of abstracts for papers and panel proposals for the 2015 IAMCR conference to be held from 12 -16 July, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. The overall theme of the conference is Hegemony or Resistance? The Ambiguous Power of Communication. The deadline to submit abstracts is 9 February 2015.
IAMCR was founded on 19 December 1957 during a meeting at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. A press release issued shortly afterwards announced:
“Fifty experts on information media, from 15 countries, have just completed in a two-day session at Unesco House, Paris, the task of establishing the International Association for Mass Communication...
Elastus Mambwe, an entry level lecturer at the Department of Mass Communication at the University of Zambia, received a travel grant to present two papers at IAMCR's conference in Hyderabad. When Entertainment Education meets Social Media: A case study of Love Games Zambia, in the Emerging Scholars Network and Celebrity or...
Two Billion Eyes
By Ying Zhu
The first inside look at China Central television (CCTV), the little-known global media conglomerate that broadcasts to the world’s largest audience.
War Reporters Under Threat
By Chris Paterson -War Reporters Under Threat describes the threat of violence facing war reporters from the United States government and some of its closest allies.
As part of the International Year of Family Farming, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's Communication for Development Group (FAO ComDev) in collaboration with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) organised the Forum on Communication for Development and Community Media for Family Farming (FCCM) in...