The Communication Policy & Technology Section is happy to announce a new partnership to award an additional Best Paper Award.
We will be sending a series of "Oregon Updates" to IAMCR members and IAMCR 2018 participants. This third update was sent on 11 April, 2018.
This combined “Oregon Update” and IAMCR newsletter was sent on 26 March to IAMCR members and people with papers accepted for presentation at the 2018 conference. It includes news about the programme, registration, and where to stay as well as news from IAMCR.
Update: Eighteen travel grants have been offered to IAMCR members from 13 lower income countries. Sixteen of the grants were funded with a portion of IAMCR membership fees. Two additional grants were provided by generous donations of generous donations by IAMCR members who asked that their names not be announced.
The Global Alliance for Media and Gender (GAMAG) has announced that proposals related to media and ICT have been included in the "Agreed Conclusions" of the 62nd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), held at the UN Headquarters in New York, March 12-23. 
More than 1,450 papers and panels have been accepted for presentation at IAMCR 2018. You can download the abstracts of any particular section or working group or all of the accepted abstracts.
The Communication Policy & Technology Section is happy to announce a new partnership to award an additional Best Paper Award.
We will be sending a series of "Oregon Updates" to IAMCR members and IAMCR 2018 participants. This third update was sent on 11 April, 2018.
This combined “Oregon Update” and IAMCR newsletter was sent on 26 March to IAMCR members and people with papers accepted for presentation at the 2018 conference. It includes news about the programme, registration, and where to stay as well as news from IAMCR.
Update: Eighteen travel grants have been offered to IAMCR members from 13 lower income countries. Sixteen of the grants were funded with a portion of IAMCR membership fees. Two additional grants were provided by generous donations of generous donations by IAMCR members who asked that their names not be announced.
The Global Alliance for Media and Gender (GAMAG) has announced that proposals related to media and ICT have been included in the "Agreed Conclusions" of the 62nd United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), held at the UN Headquarters in New York, March 12-23. 
More than 1,450 papers and panels have been accepted for presentation at IAMCR 2018. You can download the abstracts of any particular section or working group or all of the accepted abstracts.

IAMCR books

Networks, Movements and Technopolitics in Latin America 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 movement and presents original research about contemporary experiences of Latin American movements and politics in several different countries.

Edited by Sergio Sparviero, Corinna Peil and Gabriele Balbi, this is the 6th book in the Palgrave/ IAMCR Series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. It explores different meanings of media convergence and deconvergence, and reconsiders them in critical and innovative ways.

Members' books

Edited by Yoel Cohen

- A key question on this book is how the media, the political system, the religions themselves, the culture, and the economy influence how religion is reported in different countries..

Edited by Monroe Price and Nicole Stremlau

- The essays on this book seek to identify alternative approaches to the role of speech and expression in the organization of societies as well as efforts to shape the broader global information society.

By Christian Fuchs

- This book delves into new political-economic structures as expressed through political communication to explain the rise of authoritarian capitalism, nationalism and right-wing ideology throughout the world.

By Renée Barnes

- Drawing on a broad range of research including that from media and cultural studies, psychology and anthropology, this book provides a method for interpreting online comments’ role in society.