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IAMCR 2024

Communicative projects of decolonising, engaging, and listening

30 June to 4 July in Christchurch, New Zealand

Many Voices, One Forum - cover


Many Voices, One Forum:
Reflections on the International Association for Media and
Communication Research


Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research Series.

Offers definitive, state-of-the-art
handbooks that bring a global
perspective to their subjects.


Palgrave/IAMCR Book Series.

Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research

IAMCR and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are delighted to announce the 2024 IAMCR/FAO Rural Communication Services Awards winners: Ibnu Budiman (Bogor Agriculture University, Indonesia), Tim Fry (University of Reading, UK), and Paolo Mefalopulos (UNICEF, Chile).
The Community Communication and Alternative Media Section has released its June newsletter, packed with essential information about the upcoming Christchurch conference. Inside, you'll find details on a mentoring program, key events, the conference programme and more.
IAMCR is pleased to announce the 2024 Climate Change Communication Award winners. This year’s submissions confirmed once again the strength and diversity of members’ research and theorising in addressing urgent challenges of climate change communication. Read about the winners and their papers here.
The newly established Inclusive Communication and People with Disabilities Working Group would like to invite all IAMCR members to its inaugural business meeting and panel presentation at the IAMCR Christchurch conference.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that three outstanding papers will be awarded the 2024 Annabelle Sreberny Memorial Award. The award will be formally presented during a special session at the IAMCR 2024 conference in Christchurch.
IAMCR is pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Urban Communication Award: Hongyu Zhu and Zizhong Zhang from Tsinghua University and Yanchun Chen and Wenqiang Han from Communication University of China. The award will be formally presented at a special session during the main IAMCR 2024 conference in Christchurch.

IAMCR books

Edited by Minna Aslama Horowitz, Hannu Nieminen, Katja Lehtisaari and Alessandro D'Arma, Epistemic Rights in the Era of Digital Disruption is the 21st title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research.

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.

Members' books

In 'The Digital Double Bind,' Mohamed Zayani and Joe F. Khalil extensively examine the digital changes occurring in the Middle East, specifically emphasising socio-cultural, economic, and political factors. They also propose a conceptual framework for analyzing technology and development in the Global South.

'The Palgrave Handbook of Everyday Digital Life', edited by Hopeton S. Dunn, Massimo Ragnedda, Maria Laura Ruiu, and Laura Robinson, comprehensively evaluates how digital technology influences our daily lives. This publication offers a theoretical and empirical framework, examining digital technologies from various disciplines and non-Western perspectives.

This distinctive publication, edited by Joan Pedro-Carañana, Rodrigo Gómez, Thomas F. Corrigan, and Francisco Sierra Caballer, is the first dedicated solely to research methods in political economy of media and communication. It offers a toolkit for analyzing media, technology, and cultural industries in various contexts.

Edited by Tim Dwyer and Derek Wilding, this book explores media pluralism policies for online news and the impact of innovative practices on public opinion in the social media era. The authors advocate for media policy updates to address platform and media concentration risks, prioritizing news diversity, sustainability, and quality.