IAMCR invites PhD researchers to submit their applications to convene an IAMCR Presidential PhD Research Webinar with a topic of their choice. Applications will be received until 1 May 2023.

03 March, 2023 - IAMCR's Journalism Research and Education Section sponsored the webinar titled "Empowering Women Journalists in the Global South", reflecting upon the diverse issues that impinge on women journalists’ professional lives and thus rendering them less empowered to perform their journalistic roles. 

21 February, 2023 - IAMCR will host a preconference to UNESCO’s Global Conference “Internet for Trust - Towards Guidelines for Regulating Digital Platforms for Information as a Public Good” at UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The preconference is titled "Governing the Internet for Democracy: Lessons from Research Embracing a Multicentred World".

IAMCR and the Urban Communication Foundation invite applications for the 2023 Urban Communication Awards for papers that develop and explore innovative approaches to urban communication and are accepted for presentation at IAMCR 2023 (online or in-person).

The Environment, Science & Risk Communication Working Group issued its latest newsletter with a reminder of the IAMCR 2023 abstract submission deadline, a call for reviewers and information about the Climate Communication Awards. Download it in PDF format.

The Participatory Communication Research Section regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The January 2023 issue includes a reminder of the IAMCR 2023 abstract submission deadline and a call for reviewers.

IAMCR books

We are pleased to announce the release of the seventh title in the Global Handbooks in Media and Communication Research series, co-published by Wiley and IAMCR. Edited by Yoel Cohen and Paul A. Soukup, The Handbook of Religion and Communication provides a contemporary view of the intertwined relationship of communication and religion.

Edited by Sarah Anne Ganter and Hanan Badr, this is the 19th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. The book offers a critical map to navigate the field of media governance.

Members' books

By Pradip Ninan Thomas, this volume provides an introduction to some of the issues and challenges related to platform regulation and the conundrums and paradoxes involved.

By Justine Humphry, this book examines how mobile phones and the internet have become a vital part of the everyday lives of people experiencing homelessness.

Edited by Teresa Puente, Jessica Retis, Amara Aguilar and Jesus Ayala Rico, this book offers a critical and practical guide for journalists reporting on issues affecting the Latinx community.

Edited by Abiodun Salawu, Tshepang Bright Molale, Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed and Mohammad Sahid Ullah, this book brings together voices from the margins in underrepresented regions of the Global South, within the context of scholarship focusing on indigenous languages and development communication.