The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The January newsletter includes guidelines for abstract submissions for IAMCR 2021, and a call for reviewers.
The Community Communication and Alternative Media Section issued its January 2021 newsletter including information about the upcoming conference, recent publications and other topics of interest to its members. Read it here.
IAMCR endorsed the International Declaration of Communications Professionals and Researchers for a healthier, viable, better world, sponsored by ORBICOM - Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication.
A special issue of Information, Communication & Society that originated from a pre-conference held during the 2019 IAMCR conference in Madrid, Spain is now available. The issue is guest-edited by Bruce Mutsvairo, Massimo Ragnedda, vice-chair of IAMCR Digital Divide Working Group, and Kristin Skare Orgeret.
The Communication Policy & Technology Section supported the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Information Policy on “Communication Rights in the Digital Age”, edited by CPT members Minna Aslama Horowitz, Hannu Nieminen and Amit Schejter, and including many articles by CPT members and colleagues.
Applications are now being received for the 2021 UNICEF/IAMCR Communication for Development Research Fund. Two awards will be granted to small research projects that advance our understanding of how Communication for Development (C4D) contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The January newsletter includes guidelines for abstract submissions for IAMCR 2021, and a call for reviewers.
The Community Communication and Alternative Media Section issued its January 2021 newsletter including information about the upcoming conference, recent publications and other topics of interest to its members. Read it here.
IAMCR endorsed the International Declaration of Communications Professionals and Researchers for a healthier, viable, better world, sponsored by ORBICOM - Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication.
A special issue of Information, Communication & Society that originated from a pre-conference held during the 2019 IAMCR conference in Madrid, Spain is now available. The issue is guest-edited by Bruce Mutsvairo, Massimo Ragnedda, vice-chair of IAMCR Digital Divide Working Group, and Kristin Skare Orgeret.
The Communication Policy & Technology Section supported the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Information Policy on “Communication Rights in the Digital Age”, edited by CPT members Minna Aslama Horowitz, Hannu Nieminen and Amit Schejter, and including many articles by CPT members and colleagues.
Applications are now being received for the 2021 UNICEF/IAMCR Communication for Development Research Fund. Two awards will be granted to small research projects that advance our understanding of how Communication for Development (C4D) contributes to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

IAMCR books

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.

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.

Members' books

The Rise and Fall of the International Organization of Journalists Based in Prague 1946–2016

In this book, Finnish scholar Kaarle Nordenstreng provides a unique account of the Prague-based International Organization of Journalists, a group that was at one time the world’s largest media association.

COVID-19 from the Margins. Pandemic Invisibilities, Policies and Resistance in the Datafied Society

Edited by Stefania Milan, Emiliano Treré and Silvia Masiero, this book is a multilingual conversation that celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity but also de-centers dominant ways of being and knowing while contributing a decolonial approach to the narration of the COVID-19 crisis.

Digital contention in a divided society

By Paul Reilly, this book explores how platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are used by citizens to frame contentious parades and protests in 'post-conflict' Northern Ireland.

Free Speech and Hate Speech in the United States

Drawing on Axel Honneth’s theory of recognition, Chris Demaske develops in this book a two-tiered framework for free speech analysis that will promote a strategy for combating hate speech.