IAMCR recently became a founding member of the “Global Alliance for Social and Behaviour Change Communication – Building Informed and Engaged Societies”, a new network with a mission to: “Advance the scale, quality, impact, and sustainability of communication for development, media for development, social change, and behavioural change strategies.”
Denis McQuail, a truly foundational figure in our field, passed away in June 2017. A special session was held a year later, at IAMCR's 2018 conference, to formally acknowledge and celebrate his scholarly work, his notable character, and his enduring contribution to media and communications research.
The IAMCR Executive Board (EB) recently created a Commission on IAMCR History. The Commission met during the 2018 conference in Oregon and developed a workplan for the coming years.
IAMCR's General Assembly approved the creation of a new Rural Communication Working Group at its meeting in Oregon.
IAMCR's Media Education Research (MER) section invites chapter proposals for the Handbook on Media Education Research edited by Divina Frau Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat together with Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz as section editors.
Vol 6, No 1 of the Political Economy of Communication journal is now available online. The journal of IAMCR's Political Economy Section is free and open access.
IAMCR recently became a founding member of the “Global Alliance for Social and Behaviour Change Communication – Building Informed and Engaged Societies”, a new network with a mission to: “Advance the scale, quality, impact, and sustainability of communication for development, media for development, social change, and behavioural change strategies.”
Denis McQuail, a truly foundational figure in our field, passed away in June 2017. A special session was held a year later, at IAMCR's 2018 conference, to formally acknowledge and celebrate his scholarly work, his notable character, and his enduring contribution to media and communications research.
The IAMCR Executive Board (EB) recently created a Commission on IAMCR History. The Commission met during the 2018 conference in Oregon and developed a workplan for the coming years.
IAMCR's General Assembly approved the creation of a new Rural Communication Working Group at its meeting in Oregon.
IAMCR's Media Education Research (MER) section invites chapter proposals for the Handbook on Media Education Research edited by Divina Frau Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat together with Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz as section editors.
Vol 6, No 1 of the Political Economy of Communication journal is now available online. The journal of IAMCR's Political Economy Section is free and open access.

IAMCR books

Edited by Francisco Sierra and Tommaso Gravante, this is the 7th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores the impact of digital culture on politics, participation and social movements with original research about contemporary experiences in Latin America.

Edited by Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil and Gabriele Balbi, this is the 6th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways.

Members' books

Edited by Jonathan Hardy, Iain MacRury and Helen Powell this fully revised and updated edition of The Advertising Handbook is a comprehensive and accessible guide to contemporary advertising and marketing theory and practice, designed to meet the requirements, interests and terms of refe

Edited by IAMCR members Leen d'Haenens, Helena Sousa and Josef Trappel, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the current European media in a period of disruptive transformation.

Edited by Susana Priest, Jean Goodwin, and Michael F. Dahlstrom - Contributors to this volume explore the many complex questions surrounding the communication of scientific results to nonscientists, distributed in three sections —how ethics matters, professional practice, and case studies.

By Bart Cammaerts

- ‘The Circuit of Protest’, as developed in this volume, is comprised of an analysis of the discourses of the anti-austerity movement and their corresponding movement frames, and the self-mediation practices geared at communicating these.