On 21 July, the Postgraduate Programme in Communication of Unisinos University in Brazil was unexpectedly and arbitrarily shut down by the university’s management. IAMCR stands in solidarity with colleagues in the programme, one of Brazil's most prestigious in the field.
The voting period for the Sections and Working Groups heads election has ended. We would like to thank all of the candidates who expressed their willingness to serve as a section or working group officer and also to all who voted. See the results here.
IAMCR calls upon the management of Goldsmiths University of London, to reverse its suspension of two leading academics in the field of Media and Communications - Professor Des Freedman and Dr Gholam Khiabany, Head of Department and Deputy Head, respectively, of the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. 
IAMCR calls upon the Brazilian authorities to address the killings of journalist, Dom Phillips, and Brazilian Indigenous advocate, Bruno Pereira with urgency and diligence in recognition of the sanctity of life and in defence of the freedom of expression, the right to communicate, and the protection of cultures, territories and human beings in the...
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2022 award in memory of Herbert I. Schiller will be awarded to Siyuan Yin (Simon Fraser University) for her paper titled: "Situating Platform Gig Economy in the Formal Subsumption of Reproductive Labor: Transnational Migrant Domestic Workers and the Continuum of Exploitation and Precarity".
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2022 Climate Communication Award will be awarded to Gabi Mocatta (Deakin University & University of Tasmania) and Chloe Lucas (University of Tasmania) for their project: "Curious Climate Interactive", with an Honourable mention to Shravan Regret Iyer.
On 21 July, the Postgraduate Programme in Communication of Unisinos University in Brazil was unexpectedly and arbitrarily shut down by the university’s management. IAMCR stands in solidarity with colleagues in the programme, one of Brazil's most prestigious in the field.
The voting period for the Sections and Working Groups heads election has ended. We would like to thank all of the candidates who expressed their willingness to serve as a section or working group officer and also to all who voted. See the results here.
IAMCR calls upon the management of Goldsmiths University of London, to reverse its suspension of two leading academics in the field of Media and Communications - Professor Des Freedman and Dr Gholam Khiabany, Head of Department and Deputy Head, respectively, of the Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. 
IAMCR calls upon the Brazilian authorities to address the killings of journalist, Dom Phillips, and Brazilian Indigenous advocate, Bruno Pereira with urgency and diligence in recognition of the sanctity of life and in defence of the freedom of expression, the right to communicate, and the protection of cultures, territories and human beings in the...
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2022 award in memory of Herbert I. Schiller will be awarded to Siyuan Yin (Simon Fraser University) for her paper titled: "Situating Platform Gig Economy in the Formal Subsumption of Reproductive Labor: Transnational Migrant Domestic Workers and the Continuum of Exploitation and Precarity".
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2022 Climate Communication Award will be awarded to Gabi Mocatta (Deakin University & University of Tasmania) and Chloe Lucas (University of Tasmania) for their project: "Curious Climate Interactive", with an Honourable mention to Shravan Regret Iyer.

IAMCR books

Communicology of the South

Edited by Carlos F. Del Valle Rojas and Francisco Sierra Caballero, this is the 18th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The book explores how communication confronts power, property and the market in Latin American cultures.

Media and the Dissemination of Fear

Edited by Nelson Ribeiro and Christian Schwarzenegger, this is the 17th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research.

Members' books

Creating Chaos Online

By Asta Zelenkauskaite, this open access book argues that affect-instilled arguments used in public deliberation in times of uncertainty, along with whataboutism constitute a playbook for chaos online. 

The Algorithmic Distribution of News

Edited by James Meese and Sara Bannerman, this volume explores how governments, policymakers and newsrooms have responded to the algorithmic distribution of the news. 

Environment, Media, and Popular Culture in Southeast Asia

Edited by Jason Paolo Telles, John Charles Ryan and Jeconiah Louis Dreisbach, this book addresses the increasingly important subject of ecomedia by critically examining the interconnections between environment, ecology, media forms, and popular culture in the Southeast Asian region.

Manufacturing Government Communication on Covid-19

Edited by Philippe J. Maarek, this book presents a comparative perspective on different government communication strategies to COVID-19 around the globe.