The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The December newsletter includes information about the call for papers for IAMCR Nairobi 2021, and an invitation to contribute for the development of a 2021 events calendar.
The Islam and Media Working Group is pleased to announce that awards worth a total of USD 600 will be offered to members of the working group presenting papers at IAMCR Nairobi 2021.
1 Dec, 2020 - The Political Communication Research Section will be holding an online event to discuss the report U.S. Election Analysis 2020 with one of its editors, Darren Lilleker. The report will be introduced, key insights will be delivered and questions will be taken from the online audience.
IAMCR co-sponsored the 2020 Moscow Readings organised by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University from 19-20 November. More than 150 speakers took part in plenary and thematic sessions, and a total of more than two hundred people from 25 countries attended the online conference.
20-28 February, 2021 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the Second AMCAP Doctoral Spring School 2021 organised by the Association of Media & Communication Academic Professionals (AMCAP-Pakistan) in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission. The Spring School will take place at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
In alignment with the possibilities offered by the COVID-19 pandemic, IAMCR 2021’s conference will offer multiple modalities for participation. It will be an online conference with an African “hub” at USIU-Africa, and satellite activities at various points around the globe.
The Participatory Communication Research Section (PCR) regularly issues newsletters with information of interest to its members. The December newsletter includes information about the call for papers for IAMCR Nairobi 2021, and an invitation to contribute for the development of a 2021 events calendar.
The Islam and Media Working Group is pleased to announce that awards worth a total of USD 600 will be offered to members of the working group presenting papers at IAMCR Nairobi 2021.
1 Dec, 2020 - The Political Communication Research Section will be holding an online event to discuss the report U.S. Election Analysis 2020 with one of its editors, Darren Lilleker. The report will be introduced, key insights will be delivered and questions will be taken from the online audience.
IAMCR co-sponsored the 2020 Moscow Readings organised by the Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University from 19-20 November. More than 150 speakers took part in plenary and thematic sessions, and a total of more than two hundred people from 25 countries attended the online conference.
20-28 February, 2021 - IAMCR is co-sponsoring the Second AMCAP Doctoral Spring School 2021 organised by the Association of Media & Communication Academic Professionals (AMCAP-Pakistan) in collaboration with Punjab Higher Education Commission. The Spring School will take place at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
In alignment with the possibilities offered by the COVID-19 pandemic, IAMCR 2021’s conference will offer multiple modalities for participation. It will be an online conference with an African “hub” at USIU-Africa, and satellite activities at various points around the globe.

IAMCR books

The Handbook of Media Education Research

Edited by Divina Frau-Meigs, Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat, Michael Hoechsmann and Stuart R. Poyntz, 2020

This timely volume discusses recent developments in the field in the context of related scholarship, public policy, formal and non-formal teaching and learning, and DIY and community practice.

Edited by Loïc Ballarini, this is the 15th title in the Palgrave/IAMCR book series Global Transformations in Media and Communication Research. Using numerous case studies, this book helps to define how complex the question of independence is today.

Members' books

The Rise and Fall of the International Organization of Journalists Based in Prague 1946–2016

In this book, Finnish scholar Kaarle Nordenstreng provides a unique account of the Prague-based International Organization of Journalists, a group that was at one time the world’s largest media association.

COVID-19 from the Margins. Pandemic Invisibilities, Policies and Resistance in the Datafied Society

Edited by Stefania Milan, Emiliano Treré and Silvia Masiero, this book is a multilingual conversation that celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity but also de-centers dominant ways of being and knowing while contributing a decolonial approach to the narration of the COVID-19 crisis.

Digital contention in a divided society

By Paul Reilly, this book explores how platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are used by citizens to frame contentious parades and protests in 'post-conflict' Northern Ireland.

Free Speech and Hate Speech in the United States

Drawing on Axel Honneth’s theory of recognition, Chris Demaske develops in this book a two-tiered framework for free speech analysis that will promote a strategy for combating hate speech.