Loughborough, November 8, 2003 
Loughborough, November 7th and 8th, 2003.
Porto Alegre, July 30, 2004
Porto Alegre, 30 July, 2004
Porto Alegre,
24 July 2004, 9.30 am.
We expect Paris to attract many submissions and thus would encourage proposals for complete panels and/or round tables. All papers, from the full range of perspectives on the study of Media and Sport, will be considered. An indication of intention of submission would be very much appreciated. Contact Alina Bernstein for more information.
Loughborough, November 8, 2003 
Loughborough, November 7th and 8th, 2003.
Porto Alegre, July 30, 2004
Porto Alegre, 30 July, 2004
Porto Alegre,
24 July 2004, 9.30 am.
We expect Paris to attract many submissions and thus would encourage proposals for complete panels and/or round tables. All papers, from the full range of perspectives on the study of Media and Sport, will be considered. An indication of intention of submission would be very much appreciated. Contact Alina Bernstein for more information.

IAMCR books

The Local and the Digital in Environmental Communication

The Local and the Digital in Environmental Communication is the latest title in the IAMCR/Palgrave series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The volume interrogates the intertwining of the local and the digital in environmental communication.

Communication and Peace: Celebrating Moments of Sheer Human Togetherness

By Cees J. Hamelink. The book provides a robust conceptualization of peace. From the Palgrave/IAMCR series "Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research".

Members' books

Media Management Matters: Challenges and Opportunities for Bridging Theory and Practice

Edited by Ulrike Rohn and Tom Evens, this collection is essential reading for scholars and practitioners of media management, business and policy.

Digital Detox: The Politics of Disconnecting

By Trine Syvertsen, this book explores the phenomenon of digital detox: users taking a break from digital media or adopting measures to limit smartphone and social media use.

Digital Capital: A Bourdieusian Perspective on the Digital Divide

By Massimo Ragnedda and Maria Laura Ruiu, this book examines how digital capital can be defined, measured and impact policy.

Handbook of Research on Combating Threats to Media Freedom and Journalist Safety

By Sadia Jamil, this book is an essential reference source that evaluates how diverse threats impact on journalists’ wellbeing, their right to freedom of expression, and overall media freedoms in various contexts.