IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Kelsey Whipple (U of Massachusetts) for her project "Welcome to the neighborhood: Examining hyper-local information-sharing and community development on NextDoor". An honorable mention goes to Ratan Naga Deepika (U of Hyderabad).
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship will be awarded to Anne Leitch and Bridget Backhaus of Griffith University, Queensland, Australia for their project: Warming Up: Exploring creative audio production for climate change communication on community radio.
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is profoundly saddened by the death of Jesús Martín-Barbero, a leading communication scholar who made his home in Colombia since 1963. Our 2017 conference in Cartagena featured a plenary session dedicated to his work. Our condolences to his friends, family and colleagues.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 Prize in memory of Stuart Hall will be awarded to Hanna E. Morris for her paper Constructing ‘Rights’ and ‘Wrongs’ in Climate Media Discourse Through the Prism of American Exceptionalism. An honourable mention was also granted to Dr Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed.
IAMCR emphatically rejects threats that unknown persons have made publicly in Barranquilla, Colombia to various individuals and their families committed to building peace and coexistence, and working with people and communities to reach social agreements and promote the development of their city and region.
Several of IAMCR's sections and working groups will be holding online elections for their leadership teams from 16 June until 14 September, 2021. Current members of IAMCR who are also registered as members of the section or working group, are eligible to stand for a position and to vote. The deadline to submit candidacies is 16 May.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 Urban Communication Research Grant will be awarded to Kelsey Whipple (U of Massachusetts) for her project "Welcome to the neighborhood: Examining hyper-local information-sharing and community development on NextDoor". An honorable mention goes to Ratan Naga Deepika (U of Hyderabad).
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship will be awarded to Anne Leitch and Bridget Backhaus of Griffith University, Queensland, Australia for their project: Warming Up: Exploring creative audio production for climate change communication on community radio.
The International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) is profoundly saddened by the death of Jesús Martín-Barbero, a leading communication scholar who made his home in Colombia since 1963. Our 2017 conference in Cartagena featured a plenary session dedicated to his work. Our condolences to his friends, family and colleagues.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2021 Prize in memory of Stuart Hall will be awarded to Hanna E. Morris for her paper Constructing ‘Rights’ and ‘Wrongs’ in Climate Media Discourse Through the Prism of American Exceptionalism. An honourable mention was also granted to Dr Wunpini Fatimata Mohammed.
IAMCR emphatically rejects threats that unknown persons have made publicly in Barranquilla, Colombia to various individuals and their families committed to building peace and coexistence, and working with people and communities to reach social agreements and promote the development of their city and region.
Several of IAMCR's sections and working groups will be holding online elections for their leadership teams from 16 June until 14 September, 2021. Current members of IAMCR who are also registered as members of the section or working group, are eligible to stand for a position and to vote. The deadline to submit candidacies is 16 May.

IAMCR books

Edited by Loïc Ballarini, this is the 15th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Using numerous case studies, this book helps to define how complex the question of independence is today.

The Handbook of Media Education Research

Edited by Divina Frau-Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat, Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz, 2020

This timely volume discusses recent developments in the field in the context of related scholarship, public policy, formal and non-formal teaching and learning, and DIY and community practice.

Members' books

Aerial Play: Drone Medium, Mobility, Communication, and Culture

By Julia M. Hildebrand, this book offers a unique interdisciplinary exploration of the spatial, mobile, visual, and relational dimensions of aerial play by drones.

Red Lines: Political Cartoons and the Struggle against Censorship

By Cherian George and Sonny Liew, this book, rendered entirely in graphic form, is a survey of 21st century censorship as experienced by political cartoonists around the world.

Covid-19 in International Media: Global Pandemic Responses

Edited by John C. Pollock and Douglas A. Vakoch, this is one of the first books uniting an international team of scholars to investigate how media address critical social, political, and health issues connected to the 2020-21 COVID-19 outbreak.

Vivendi: A Key Player in Global Entertainment and Media

By Philippe Bouquillion, this book identifies and analyses the main socio-economic trends that characterize Vivendi, the French mass media conglomerate, and explores how they have oriented its development and evolution.