The latest issue of Media and Communication focuses on "Post-Snowden Internet Policy". The issue was guest-edited by Julia Pohle, vice-chair of IAMCR’s Communication Policy and Technology Section, and Leo Van Audenhove, a member of the section. The issue was co-sponsored by the Communication Policy and Technology Section.
IAMCR will make several awards and prizes available to members in 2017: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars and the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship. Deadlines to apply are approaching!
IAMCR's International Communication Section is organising a conference, Digital Services in the Audiovisual World: Markets, Boundaries and Policies, to be held 12 July at the Communication School of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Campus Praia Vermelha in Brazil.
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), celebrating its 61st session at UN Headquarters in New York from 13-24 March, has selected gender and media as its review theme for its 62nd session in 2018. The 2018 review will examine the “participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communication technologies...
IAMCR today published a statement condemning continuing attacks on academic, journalistic and artistic freedoms in Turkey. The statement follows the firing of 330 academics in February 2017, bringing the total number of academics fired over the past 8 months to 7,316. The complete text of the statement follows.
The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies
Edited by Bob Franklin and Scott Eldridge II - This collection is the very first of its kind to attempt to distinguish this emerging field as a unique area of academic inquiry.