The Participatory Communication Research Section February newsletter includes a note on the sad passing of Arun John, details about the ongoing review of submissions for IAMCR Christchurch 2024, information about the upcoming election for a new PCR Head in 2024, and announcements regarding IAMCR 2024 Awards & Grants, including travel grants for the conference. Read it here.
The Gender and Communication Sectionhas issued its latest newsletter including information about the upcoming Christchurch conference, past and future events, and publications that might be of interest to its members. Read it here.
The list of candidates standing for the Executive Board and International Coucil is available here. Review their statements, the nominating members, and their accompanying letters of support. Current paid-up IAMCR members are invited to endorse candidates directly on their respective pages.
IAMCR is saddened to learn of the death of Vincent Mosco, a leader in our field and a longtime member and supporter of the association. The following obituary was shared by his family.
IAMCR is deeply saddened by the loss of Arun John on February 5, 2024. Arun was an active member and Vice-Chair of the Participatory Communication Research Section. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family and friends. Read on for a tribute from his doctoral advisor and colleague, Vinod Pavarala, and his colleagues from the PCR Section Head.
The Global Media Policy Working Group is pleased to announce the publication of Global Communication Governance at the Crossroads, the 20th title in the IAMCR/Palgrave series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Edited by Claudia Padovani, Véronique Wavre, Arne Hintz, Gerard Goggin and Petros Iosifidis.
Edited by Margaret Gallagher and Aimee Vega Montiel (2023)
This book engages contemporary debates on women’s rights, democracy, and neoliberalism through the lens of feminist communication scholarship.
By Yoel Cohen, "Rabbis, Reporters and the Public in the Digital Holyland" focuses on the triangular relationship between rabbis, journalists and the public analysing each group’s role in influencing the agenda around religion in Israel.
By Yerkebulan Sairambay, "New Media and Political Participation in Russia and Kazakhstan: Exploring the Lived Experiences of Young People in Eurasia" confronts the sociological problem of the usage of new media by young people in political participation, particularly in Eurasian countries.
Edited By Paul Reilly and Virpi Salojärvi, heads of IAMCR's Crisis Security and Conflict Communication Working Group, the this book explores how both elite and non-elite actors frame societal threats such as the refugee crisis and COVID-19 using both digital and traditional media.
Centered around Mexico as a case study, this book explores the production of political entertainment in post-authoritarian legacy media and how political and economic conditions constrain the range and edge of discourse. By Martin Echeverría and Frida V. Rodelo.