The Communication Policy and Technology Section has announced the winners of its 2018 best paper award and the CPT/Internet Policy Review award. Congratulations to Preeti Raghunath, University of Hyderabad (India) and Guy T. Hoskins, York University (Canada).
IAMCR calls on Hungarian authorities to withdraw a decree denying accreditation for Gender Studies programmes. IAMCR says the measure will "suppress valuable training" and "have a chilling effect on freedom of inquiry and freedom of expression".
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.
The Communication Policy and Technology Section has announced the winners of its 2018 best paper award and the CPT/Internet Policy Review award. Congratulations to Preeti Raghunath, University of Hyderabad (India) and Guy T. Hoskins, York University (Canada).
IAMCR calls on Hungarian authorities to withdraw a decree denying accreditation for Gender Studies programmes. IAMCR says the measure will "suppress valuable training" and "have a chilling effect on freedom of inquiry and freedom of expression".
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 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 Sumit Narula, Swapnil Rai, Archana Sharma - An essential reference source for individuals seeking to raise awareness of environmental issues through social media platforms.

By Aimee Rickman
This book investigates how young women creatively call upon social media in everyday attempts to address, mediate, and negotiate the struggles they face in their offline lives as minors, females, and ethnic and racial minorities

This recent book can be read online for free until 25th October, 2018 at https://rdcu.be/4fuv

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