The Participatory Communication Research Section regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The May 2023 includes information about AMCR 2023 and important keydates to keep in mind.
16 May, 2023 - The Environment, Science and Risk Communication working group will sponsor a webinar centered on the Indian environmentalist Ashish Kothari’s work on radical alternatives to today's unsustainable, inequitable society and economy. Pre-register by 14 May.
Several of IAMCR's sections and working groups will be holding online elections in 2023. Current members of IAMCR who are also registered as members of the section or working group, are eligible to stand for a position and to vote. The deadline to submit candidacies is 17 May.
27 April, 2023- The Audience Section sponsored a webinar to launch the book "Creating Chaos Online: Disinformation and Post-publics”. The event focused on a broader discussion on how to do audience research with the current trends of dark participation.
The Gender and Communication section has issued its April 2023 newsletter including information about events and publications that might be of interest to its members. Read it here.
IAMCR is saddened to learn of the passing of Binod Agrawal on 28 March 2023. Binod had a long and active association with IAMCR. He will be missed by his many friends and colleagues.
We are pleased to announce the release of the seventh title in the Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research series, co-published by Wiley and IAMCR. Edited by Yoel Cohen and Paul A. Soukup, The Handbook of Religion and Communication provides a contemporary view of the intertwined relationship of communication and religion.
Edited by Sarah Anne Ganter and Hanan Badr, this is the 19th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The book offers a critical map to navigate the field of media governance.
By Pradip Ninan Thomas, this volume provides an introduction to some of the issues and challenges related to platform regulation and the conundrums and paradoxes involved.
By Justine Humphry, this book examines how mobile phones and the internet have become a vital part of the everyday lives of people experiencing homelessness.
Edited by Teresa Puente, Jessica Retis, Amara Aguilar and Jesus Ayala Rico, this book offers a critical and practical guide for journalists reporting on issues affecting the Latinx community.
Edited by Abiodun Salawu, Tshepang Bright Molale, Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed and Mohammad Sahid Ullah, this book brings together voices from the margins in underrepresented regions of the Global South, within the context of scholarship focusing on indigenous languages and development communication.