Community Communication Program
The Community Communication and Alternative Media section focuses on media that originates, circulates and resonates from the sphere of civil society. Broadly defined, this is the field of communication that exists outside of the state and the market (often non-government and non-profit), yet which may interact with both.  We seek to advance...
In addition to research papers, the section welcomes the submission
of panel proposals on current issues and problems in the field. 
Applicants should submit a 500 word abstract that describes the topic
of their research and its significance, their theoretical framework,
and their methods.  Submissions in the author’s native language...
 Download Newsletter (.pdf) (1.75 MB)
This report is an update on the activities that IAMCR President Robin Mansell has been directly involved in since the Taipei conference in July 2005 when the International Council of IAMCR last met.  It is meant to give members an sense of what initiatives are underway on various fronts.
 Download the report ... (1.26 MB)
Community Communication Program
The Community Communication and Alternative Media section focuses on media that originates, circulates and resonates from the sphere of civil society. Broadly defined, this is the field of communication that exists outside of the state and the market (often non-government and non-profit), yet which may interact with both.  We seek to advance...
In addition to research papers, the section welcomes the submission
of panel proposals on current issues and problems in the field. 
Applicants should submit a 500 word abstract that describes the topic
of their research and its significance, their theoretical framework,
and their methods.  Submissions in the author’s native language...
 Download Newsletter (.pdf) (1.75 MB)
This report is an update on the activities that IAMCR President Robin Mansell has been directly involved in since the Taipei conference in July 2005 when the International Council of IAMCR last met.  It is meant to give members an sense of what initiatives are underway on various fronts.
 Download the report ... (1.26 MB)

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.