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"Reimagining the Digital Future: Building inclusiveness, respect and reciprocity"
Tampere University

12-16 July, 2020

As part of its ambassador initiative, IAMCR co-sponsored the ‘Journalism in 2019: Creativity, Profession, Industry’ that took place at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University on 6-8 February 2020.
The unfortunate and difficult situation resulting from the Covid-19 virus has led IAMCR and our partners in China, Tsinghua University in Beijing and XJTLU in Suzhou, to agree not to hold IAMCR 2020 in Beijing. The conference will now be held in Tampere, Finland, on the same dates, 12-16 July 2020.
We are sad to report the passing of Ibrahim Saleh, who was an active IAMCR member for many years. Ibrahim served on the International Council, was Chair of the Journalism Research & Education section and a member of the Publications Committee.
The Islam and Media Working Group is pleased to announce that awards worth a total of USD 1,000 will be offered to members of the working group presenting papers at the working group's session at the IAMCR Beijing conference.
Vol 7, No 2 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 will make several awards and grants available to members in 2020: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship and the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars. The deadline to apply for most awards is 8 April 2020.
As part of its ambassador initiative, IAMCR co-sponsored the ‘Journalism in 2019: Creativity, Profession, Industry’ that took place at the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University on 6-8 February 2020.
The unfortunate and difficult situation resulting from the Covid-19 virus has led IAMCR and our partners in China, Tsinghua University in Beijing and XJTLU in Suzhou, to agree not to hold IAMCR 2020 in Beijing. The conference will now be held in Tampere, Finland, on the same dates, 12-16 July 2020.
We are sad to report the passing of Ibrahim Saleh, who was an active IAMCR member for many years. Ibrahim served on the International Council, was Chair of the Journalism Research & Education section and a member of the Publications Committee.
The Islam and Media Working Group is pleased to announce that awards worth a total of USD 1,000 will be offered to members of the working group presenting papers at the working group's session at the IAMCR Beijing conference.
Vol 7, No 2 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 will make several awards and grants available to members in 2020: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship and the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars. The deadline to apply for most awards is 8 April 2020.

IAMCR books

The Science of the Commons: A Note on Communication Methodology

By Muniz Sodré. The book introduces an innovative ethical-political understanding of communication as a connection of the common, the cohesive tie of the community. From the Palgrave/IAMCR series "Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research".

The Handbook of Diasporas, Media, and Culture is in the series Global Handbooks in Media and Communications, co-published by IAMCR and Wiley-Blackwell.

Edited by Jessica Retis and Roza Tsagarousianou, 2019

This innovative and timely book helps readers to understand diasporic cultures and their impact on the globalized world.

Members' books

The Paradoxes of Network Neutralities

By Russell A. Newman.
An argument that the movement for network neutrality was of a piece with its neoliberal environment, solidifying the continued existence of a commercially driven internet

Media in the Global Context: Applications and Interventions

Edited by Emmanuel K. Ngwainmbi, this book investigates ways in which global media coverage of conflicts affects the worldviews of the social and cultural values of nationals from the war regions.

After Net Neutrality: A New Deal for the Digital Age

By Victor Pickard and David Elliot Berman, this short book is both a primer that explains the history and politics of net neutrality and an argument for a more equitable framework for regulating access to the internet.

Nationalism on the Internet: Critical Theory and Ideology in the Age of Social Media and Fake News

In this timely book, critical theorist Christian Fuchs asks: What is nationalism and what is the role of social media in the communication of nationalist ideology?