The elections for IAMCR Executive Board (EB) and International Council (IC) are over. Nico Carpentier was elected president and will be joined on the Executive Board by 2 vice-presidents, Andrea Medrado and Usha Raman, the current secretary general, Gerard Goggin, and treasurer, Elske van de Fliert, who have both been reelected.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2020 Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe will be awarded to Rana Arafat for her paper "Examining Online Diaspora Journalists’ Productions and Networks: A Case Study of Syrian Post-Conflict Advocacy Journalism".
IAMCR has been informed that a radio station supported by AMARC Europe, the umbrella organisation for community radio in Europe and a leading NGO in the field of community expression, has been subjected to a violent attack from far-right militants.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2020 New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship has been awarded to Bronwin Patrickson for her proposal Playful Impact.
The IAMCR 2020 online conference will begin on 12 July with an opening plenary with welcoming words from IAMCR's Executive Board and the conference host, Tampere University, plus keynote speakers reflecting on the conference theme. Following that will be the launch of IAMCR Online Conference Papers.
In this letter, Bruce Girard, IAMCR Executive Director, reflects on the 2020 conference transition from Beijing to Tampere. It was sent on 25 February, 2020, with the first of a series of "Tampere Updates", sent to current IAMCR members and potential participants of IAMCR Tampere 2020.
The elections for IAMCR Executive Board (EB) and International Council (IC) are over. Nico Carpentier was elected president and will be joined on the Executive Board by 2 vice-presidents, Andrea Medrado and Usha Raman, the current secretary general, Gerard Goggin, and treasurer, Elske van de Fliert, who have both been reelected.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2020 Prize in Memory of Dallas W. Smythe will be awarded to Rana Arafat for her paper "Examining Online Diaspora Journalists’ Productions and Networks: A Case Study of Syrian Post-Conflict Advocacy Journalism".
IAMCR has been informed that a radio station supported by AMARC Europe, the umbrella organisation for community radio in Europe and a leading NGO in the field of community expression, has been subjected to a violent attack from far-right militants.
IAMCR is pleased to announce that the 2020 New Directions for Climate Communication Research Fellowship has been awarded to Bronwin Patrickson for her proposal Playful Impact.
The IAMCR 2020 online conference will begin on 12 July with an opening plenary with welcoming words from IAMCR's Executive Board and the conference host, Tampere University, plus keynote speakers reflecting on the conference theme. Following that will be the launch of IAMCR Online Conference Papers.
In this letter, Bruce Girard, IAMCR Executive Director, reflects on the 2020 conference transition from Beijing to Tampere. It was sent on 25 February, 2020, with the first of a series of "Tampere Updates", sent to current IAMCR members and potential participants of IAMCR Tampere 2020.

IAMCR books

Digital Inequalities in the Global South

Edited by Massimo Ragnedda and Anna Gladkova, this book discusses how digital inequalities today may lead to other types of inequalities in the Global South. From the Palgrave/IAMCR series "Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research".

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

Communication and Capitalism: A Critical Theory

By Christian Fuchs, this book renews Marxist Humanism as a critical theory perspective on communication and society.

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.