One of the events that took place during the global celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Jakarta, Indonesia on 3 May was the launching of a book The Assault on Journalism: Building Knowledge to Protect Freedom of Expression.
On 12 April a letter was sent to the authors of the 1,800 papers that have been invited to present their work at IAMCR annual conference in Cartagena, Colombia from 16-20 July. It includes information on registration, on the abstracts that have been accepted for presentation, on confirming participation, and on invitation letters for visa or other...
More than 1,800 abstracts were accepted for presentation at IAMCR 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. We have compiled the abstracts accepted by each section and working group and made them available online.
2 April, 2017 - IAMCR sent a letter today to Hungary’s Minister of Human Capacities, Mr. Zoltán Balog, to protest proposed legislative changes that could change the status of Central European University (CEU), forcing it to close and endangering the academic freedom that enables all universities, including those in Hungary, to flourish.
The latest issue of Media and Communication focuses on "Post-Snowden Internet Policy". The issue was guest-edited by Julia Pohle, vice-chair of IAMCR’s Communication Policy and Technology Section, and Leo Van Audenhove, a member of the section. The issue was co-sponsored by the Communication Policy and Technology Section.
IAMCR will make several awards and prizes available to members in 2017: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars and the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship. Deadlines to apply are approaching!
One of the events that took place during the global celebration of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD) in Jakarta, Indonesia on 3 May was the launching of a book The Assault on Journalism: Building Knowledge to Protect Freedom of Expression.
On 12 April a letter was sent to the authors of the 1,800 papers that have been invited to present their work at IAMCR annual conference in Cartagena, Colombia from 16-20 July. It includes information on registration, on the abstracts that have been accepted for presentation, on confirming participation, and on invitation letters for visa or other...
More than 1,800 abstracts were accepted for presentation at IAMCR 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia. We have compiled the abstracts accepted by each section and working group and made them available online.
2 April, 2017 - IAMCR sent a letter today to Hungary’s Minister of Human Capacities, Mr. Zoltán Balog, to protest proposed legislative changes that could change the status of Central European University (CEU), forcing it to close and endangering the academic freedom that enables all universities, including those in Hungary, to flourish.
The latest issue of Media and Communication focuses on "Post-Snowden Internet Policy". The issue was guest-edited by Julia Pohle, vice-chair of IAMCR’s Communication Policy and Technology Section, and Leo Van Audenhove, a member of the section. The issue was co-sponsored by the Communication Policy and Technology Section.
IAMCR will make several awards and prizes available to members in 2017: The Prize in Memory of Dallas Smythe, the UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant, the IAMCR Travel Grants for early-stage scholars and the New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship. Deadlines to apply are approaching!

IAMCR books

Networks, Movements and Technopolitics in Latin America 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 movement and presents original research about contemporary experiences of Latin American movements and politics in several different countries.

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

By Bart Cammaerts

- ‘The Circuit of Protest’, as developed in this volume, is comprised of an analysis of the discourses of the anti-austerity movement and their corresponding movement frames, and the self-mediation practices geared at communicating these.

Edited by Yoel Cohen

- A key question on this book is how the media, the political system, the religions themselves, the culture, and the economy influence how religion is reported in different countries..

Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau

- The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.

By Christian Fuchs

- This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political communication to explain the rise of authoritarian capitalism, nationalism and right-wing ideology throughout the world.