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'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.
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'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.

IAMCR books

Edited by Sandra Ristovska and Monroe Price, this is the 8th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It includes scholarship on visual media and human rights alongside reflections by human rights practitioners.

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.

Members' books

"This is a book that will change the way you think about television audiences. In Media Experiences, Annette Hill offers a vivid and original account of audience agency in the internet age, focusing on everyday "push-pull" engagements between viewers, producers, and platforms." - Ramon Lobato, RMIT University, Australia

In this book, Ravindra Kumar Vemula examines the social construction of sexual health in India through an analysis of HIV and AIDS messages

Muhammad Jameel Yusha'u has written a ground-breaking book that offers fresh perspectives on the character and role of the African media in covering corruption scandals.

Jennifer Rauch's Slow Media will ultimately help readers understand the complex and surprising relationships between everyday media choices, human well-being, and the natural world.